Jul 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University


Job Number:

This position is 100% FTE September through June with Seasonal Layoff during the month of July. Possibly 80% FTE instead of 100% FTE during the month of August.

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

JOB PURPOSE: Provide a full range of pharmaceutical services including, but not limited to: drug procurement, storage and security; safe, accurate, and timely preparation and distribution of drugs; and consultation and drug information services for patients and health care clinicians.

  • Procure, prepare, and dispense drugs, medicines, and other therapeutic agents.
  • Review written prescriptions for safety, efficacy, appropriateness, and accuracy; maintain patient drug profiles to avoid adverse reactions.
  • Advise patients and health care practitioners on the selection, dosages, interactions, and side effects of medications; disseminate drug information and provide educational programs to health service staff.
  • Determine the most efficient and cost effective medications and alternatives, review inventory, place orders, and verify receipt of medications.
  • Provide information regarding student insurance and collect payments.
  • Assist with the administrative duties of operating a retail pharmacy, including pricing, compiling statistics, updating and researching new medications for the formulary, and writing administrative policies and procedures. * - Other duties may also be assigned

    Education & Experience: BS degree or PharmD from an accredited School of Pharmacy. Two to three years of clinical experience in hospital or ambulatory care setting.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work well with patients, pharmacists, physicians, and other health care practitioners.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems efficiently and effectively.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicate safety concerns; use and promote safe behavior based on training and lessons learned. Certifications and Licenses:
  • Current California Pharmacist License in good standing. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Immunization Certified and Travel Certification preferred PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently stand/walk, use a computer, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally kneel/crawl, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts.
  • Rarely scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix, operate foot and/or hand controls. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

  • Routine overtime. WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, Experience a culture of excellence. Stanford University, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

    Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.

    Stanford University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Finalist candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check.

    Job: Health Care Services

    Location: Vice Provost for Student Affairs
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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