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Chief Pharmacist

Job Description

TITLE: Chief Pharmacist

JOB CODE: 1405



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 16

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 65,544.00
midpoint 88,482.00
maximum 111,420.00

PURPOSE: The Chief Pharmacist is responsible for all pharmacy-related operations at the UTA Health Center Dispense medications, supervise pharmacy staff, and provide the highest quality care to Health Center patients.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise and maintain operation of the pharmacy ensuring safe, accurate, and efficient dispensing of medications. Assign, assist, and supervise work of the pharmacy staff. Perform staff pharmacist duties when required. Direct and modify pharmacy policies and procedures according to established pharmaceutical principles and regulatory requirements. Maintain records and complete required reports and supervise purchasing, receiving, paying for and prescription reporting of Schedule II drugs. Supervise drug inventory procedures, inventory management, and security of drug supplies and medication storage outside of pharmacy. Remain current with pharmaceutical developments. Provide information on medications and drug therapy to patients and in-house provider staff. Assist in hiring process. Participate as a member of the Health Center leadership team. Other functions as assigned.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Supervision, review and evaluation of effectiveness by Director. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Supervise staff pharmacist, pharmacy technician, and health center cashier.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree from an approved school of pharmacy. Current licensure to practice pharmacy in the State of Texas.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: 5 years experience as a practicing pharmacist OR Pharm. D. and 3 years experience as a practicing pharmacist. Supervisory experience. Excellent communication and computer skills. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Proficiency in all phases of duties performed. Proficiency in all phases of duties performed. Exposure to standard pharmacy conditions. Exposure to chemicals. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity.