Main Areas of Responsibility:
Under the general direction of the Pharmacy Manager, the Pharmacist dispenses medications prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provides information to patients about medications and their use.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
This position prepares and dispenses prescribed drugs and pharmaceutical preparations; provides information about medications, their use, and possible adverse reactions or interactions; provides information about over-the counter drugs according to state and federal laws and regulations; provides technical information to physicians and nurses; and conducts him or herself with integrity and professionalism consistent with Workplace Laws, and LFMC policy.
BS in Pharmacy, and at least on year paid experience as a pharmacist, or graduation from an accredited school of pharmacy with a Bachelor’s of Science degree prior to 2005 meets the required educational standards; Doctor of Pharmacy, preferred. Documentation of education, experience and licensure is required and must be maintained; pharmacist must be insurable under the policies and requirements of LFMC; Current licensure for the state of New Mexico is required.