Feb 24, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: Pharmacists are responsible for counseling patients, dispensing medications, maintaining patient health records, providing leadership and supervision, successfully operating current technology and dispensing systems, managing inventory, providing drug information, and demonstrating current clinical knowledge.

Responsibilities: Patient Counseling and Communication Skills: Engages patients during counseling sessions by using open-ended questions, a counseling method considered to be the standard of practice. Communicates openly and honestly. Maintains confidentially. Demonstrates commitment to the highest standards of care, compassion, and service. Willing to help resolve issues and look for avenues to improve service.

Qualifications: Graduation from a recognized school of pharmacy, possession of a license to practice pharmacy in the State of Georgia and some experience related to this class of work. Candidates for this position must be registered as a Pharmacist by the Georgia Board of Pharmacy at the time of appointment.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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