Pharmacy provides clinical and teaching support services to the Foster Hospital for Small Animals and the Hospital for Large Animals. Services consist of providing pharmaceutical care to all hospitalized patients, as well as outpatients and any refill requests. Pharmacy oversees appropriate drug selection and use by veterinary students, interns and residents to ensure accurate patient care. Pharmacy provides drug information as needed to hospital staff, clients, referring veterinarians and pharmacists. Pharmacy enforces compliance with all state and federal drug laws and hospital policies regarding controlled drugs. Pharmacy manages drug inventory for both hospitals.
Responsibilities include the daily activities necessary to provide accurate and efficient pharmaceutical services to patients and clients of the hospitals. This includes filling medication orders for all inpatients, outpatients and any refill requests. Providing drug information as needed. Monitoring inventory requirements. Compliance with all federal and state drug laws. Supervisory oversight of a team of pharmacy technicians.
Minimum 2 years pharmacy practice experience in a retail and/or hospital setting. BS PharmD from an accredited pharmacy school. Massachusetts pharmacy license (R.Ph) and knowledge of Massachusetts pharmacy law. Basic computer skills. Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. with or without accommodation. Ability to multitask in a busy veterinary teaching hospital with frequent interruptions. Strong customer service skills.
Internship and/or residency in a veterinary pharmacy. Ability to provide professional guidance to experienced pharmacy technicians. Demonstrated leadership skills to lead a team and interact with veterinary professionals.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Schedule may require evening and weekend shifts.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Grafton
Organization: Foster Hosp - Cummings-Vet
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Dec 6, 2018, 3:54:20 PM