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PRN Pharmacist

EMPLOYMENT VALUE PROPOSITION: Mental Health Center of Denver provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS: The Mental Health Center of Denver values and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to ending bias and discrimination in our community and ensuring equity within all aspects of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer, or promotion opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

COMMITMENT TO PAY EQUITY: Mental Health Center of Denver is committed to fair and equitable hiring with salaries based on relevant factors, such as work experience, education, and certification/licensure (rather than wage history). Toward the principle of equal pay for equal work, we post and hire within defined hiring salary ranges.  We ask all applicants to carefully review the hiring salary range for each posted job opportunity, as we will not hire outside the predetermined range.

BENEFITS STATEMENT: All full-time, benefits eligible employees will be eligible for MHCD’s benefits plan. For a full description of benefit offerings, please visit: https://mhcd.org/workplace-of-choice/.

COVID VACCINATION NOTICE: Under the COVID-19 mandate issued by the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment on August 2, 2021, current MHCD personnel must be fully vaccinated, or be approved for exemption, no later than September 30, 2021. “Fully vaccinated” means two weeks (14 days) after receiving the final dose of vaccine. The “final dose” is the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or the single dose of a one dose vaccine (J&J). 



Learn what it is like to work at the Mental Health Center of Denver:

 

STARTING SALARY:  $62.00/hr - $65.96/hr

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Engages in all aspects of pharmaceutical care, including prescription dispensing, maintaining records, counseling patients, and reviewing drug therapies according to professional standards and state and federal legal requirements. Provide medication information to, people we serve, staff and other health professionals.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Review prescriptions issued by physician, or other authorized prescriber, to assure accuracy and determine formulas and ingredients needed.
  • Review medication profiles for potential drug interactions, duplicate therapy, and appropriate dosages.
  • Direct pharmacy technicians engaged in counting, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Answer questions and provide information to pharmacy customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage of pharmaceuticals.
  • Keep informed of all local, state, and federal laws covering the storage, handling, and dispensing of drugs and for interpreting each prescription order to determine that it meets all legal requirements.
  • Maintain established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs.
  • Enter data, such as person’s name, prescribed medication and cost, to maintain pharmacy files, charge system, and inventory.
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures.
  • Follow the professional code of ethics for pharmacists.
  • Provide drug information to Mental Health Center of Denver staff and other health care professionals upon request.
  • Maintain records as required by Colorado Board of Pharmacy and federal regulations.
  • Administer immunizations per Mental Health Center of Denver protocol.
  • Provide Medication Therapy Management (MTM) per protocol.
  • Maintain a trauma informed environment of wellbeing.
  • Perform other related duties as requested/required.

 

EDUCATION:   Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Pharmacy Doctorate. Valid Colorado Pharmacist License in good standing.

 

EXPERIENCE:   1-2 years of experience preferred. Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.   

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:  

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with internal and external customer, including excellent written and verbal skills.

Knowledge or ability to learn and practice trauma informed principles and practices.

  • Must have good organization skills.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Immunization certification and Medication Therapy Management (MTM) certification.

 

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:   Pharmacist in charge, in absence of pharmacy manager. No direct supervisory responsibilities.   

 

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:  Computers, Parata Max, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching.  May require lifting up to 50 pounds.   Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  May require occasional evening or weekend hours.

Posted
09/01/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Denver, CO 80285, US