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Pharmacist Carrollton

University of West Georgia

University of West Georgia Carrollton GA Georgia

3 weeks ago

About Us

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 12,700 students from across Georgia, 34 other states and 64 countries, 95+ undergraduate programs and concentrations, and 35 master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse making a $626 million local... economic impact.

With locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, we take pride in making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. In essence, UWG provides a safe, quality and affordable college experience that transforms lives. Amazing things happen when you Go West!

The university is organized into our College of Art, Culture, and Scientific Inquiry; College of Education; Richards College of Business; University College; School of Communication, Film, and Media; Tanner Health System School of Nursing; Honors College; Graduate School; UWG Newnan; and our UWG Douglasville Center.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for fulfilling all requirements to keep the pharmacy registered with the state board of pharmacy and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. Provides patient centered, outcome oriented pharmacy practice by working with patients and Health Services clinicians to promote good health and prevent disease. This position is off approximately 5 - 10 weeks/yearly without pay.

• Fill and dispense prescription drugs and over the counter medications to patients following Board of Pharmacy, DEA and Health Services policies and procedures. Provide patient centered, outcome oriented pharmacy practice by working with patients and Health Services clinicians to promote good health and prevent disease. Order and maintain stock in filing and dispensing prescription and over the counter medications used by the pharmacy with the defined Health Services Pharmacy budget. Assist students with their selection of non-prescription/over-the-counter medications. Counsel students as to the contraindications, adverse reactions, and precautions of their medications.
• Fulfill all requirements to keep the pharmacy registered with the State Board of Pharmacy and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. Participates in the evaluation and implementation of new products, services, technologies and software enhancements to further advance the pharmacy. Oversee documentation of all medication transactions and activity, including onsite billing using Health Services information systems.
• Collaborate with the physicians, nurse practitioners and patients as needed to establish therapeutic objectives; recommend and advise on appropriate drug entities, dosages and dosage schedules; assist in selecting dosage forms, routes and methods. Serve as an active member of the Health Services Leadership Team in support of the mission, vision, values and goals of the University, the Student Affairs Division, Auxiliary Services and Health Services.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Pharmacology from an accredited school of Pharmacy.

Pharmacy License through the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy.

Required Experience

2-4 years of pharmacy experience

Knowledge of pharmaceuticals, drug interactions, uses, side effects, patient counseling, and drug inventory management.

Knowledge and experience with pharmacy information system software.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience

5-7 years of pharmacy experience

Proposed Salary

$85,124.00, annually, paid on a monthly basis.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of West Georgia, as determined by the University of West Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia's affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212
Carrollton GA USA

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