Visiting Pharmacist - Veterinary Teaching Hospital (A1700620)

Location
Champaign, IL
Posted
Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



Visiting Pharmacist

College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Teaching Hospital

PRIMARY POSITION FUNCTION/SUMMARY:

The College of Veterinary Medicine - Veterinary Teaching Hospital is seeking a full-time, (12-month) academic professional position - Visiting Pharmacist. This position is responsible for dispensing pharmaceuticals at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in accordance with Illinois State and Federal Pharmacy laws and regulations. As the pharmacist-on-duty, this position will provide oversight and direction for all activities as they relate to the practice of pharmacy.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide oversight and direction regarding all activities and all employees as they relate to the practice of pharmacy while servicing as the Pharmacist on-duty.
  • Dispense pharmaceuticals in accordance with Federal and State of Illinois policies and regulations.
  • Maintenance of security provisions to be used when the pharmacy is closed.
  • Maintain the recordkeeping system for purchase, sale, delivery, possession, storage, inventory and safekeeping of drugs.
  • Advise the Coordinator of Pharmacy and Materials Management (Pharmacist-in-charge) on pharmacy issues.
  • Provide faculty, staff, students, and clients with pharmaceutical information regarding the clinical aspects of the pharmacy.
  • Provide pharmaceutical instruction to faculty, staff and all four years of professional veterinary students.
  • Assist in monitoring VTH pharmaceuticals for pricing updates and section pricing information and reports.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the VTH pharmacy and storeroom computer systems database for costing/adjusting values of pharmaceuticals and compliance with Robinson-Patman Act.
  • Assist in teaching visiting pharmacy students and Parkland veterinary technician students during rotations at the VTH.
  • Assist with training of incoming faculty, house officers and staff.
  • Assist in pharmaceutical documentation in veterinary medicine publications.
  • Compound medications as directed.
  • Other related duties as assigned to further the mission of the unit.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

Required: B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD from an ACPE-approved College of Pharmacy with the ability to apply for IL registered pharmacist.

Preferred: Veterinary pharmacy residency or other relevant course or training specifically in veterinary pharmacies.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Minimum of two years' experience working in a pharmacy setting.

Preferred: Experience in a veterinary teaching hospital pharmacy, hospital pharmacy and/or compounding experience.

TRAINING, LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION:

Required: Graduate of an ACPE-approved school of pharmacy with eligibility to apply for IL registered pharmacist.

Preferred: Diplomate of the International College of Veterinary Pharmacy, Society of Veterinary Hospital Pharmacists' member, current IL pharmacist license.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Required: Knowledge of pharmacy computer systems and pharmacy practice rules and regulations.

Preferred: Veterinary pharmacy specific training (Continuing education, elective course, internship/residency in veterinary pharmacy, work experience, etc.)

SALARY:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting date is as soon as possible after closing date.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://go.illinois.edu/Vet_Visiting_Pharmacist and upload your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by the closing date of October 18, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. This visiting position may become permanent at a later date depending on department need and funding. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. For additional questions, please contact Dr. Laura Garrett, Search Chair @ garrett1@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu



College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Veterinary Medicine
Category: Academic Professional
Title: Visiting Pharmacist - Veterinary Teaching Hospital (A1700620)
Open Date: 10/04/2017
Close Date: 10/18/2017
Organization Name: Veterinary Teaching Hospital

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