Specialty Pharmacist

Englewood, Colorado
Posted On Sep 29 2020



The primary responsibility of the Pharmacist is to ensure accuracy when performing all duties associated with the dispensing of pharmaceuticals, provide customer service to patients and healthcare professionals, and provide leadership and guidance to supporting staff.




Essential Duties & Responsibilities


•    Interpreting prescribers’ prescriptions

•    Contacting prescribers and/or patients to verify information on prescriptions and expedite processing of patient orders

•    Tracking order status and resolving outstanding issues

•    Consulting with patients regarding the use of medications and potential drug interactions

•    Taking calls from patients regarding clinical issues related to orders or dispensing

•    Maintain daily production, quality and service levels


•    Vary work priorities and activities to accommodate business needs


•    May train less experienced pharmacists

•    Maximizes positive results in the areas of service and quality

•    Operates in accordance and complies with all Federal and State pharmacy rules and regulations, and company policies and procedures

•    Provide oversight and quality assurance to pharmacy technicians

•    Verify and confirm validity of all prescriptions, including controlled substance prescriptions

•    Verify the accuracy of prescription information entered into the system by data entry or order entry personnel and product selection of dispensed medications

•    Work with physicians to convert prescriptions to generic or preferred drugs whenever possible

•    Back up other pharmacists as needed


•    Perform additional duties as assigned by management


•    Willingness to work flexible schedules especially during times of peak volume




Education and Experience


•    A valid Pharmacist License, in good standing. (RPh)

•    Ability to become licensed in multiple states as required.

•    Two years minimum of pharmacy experience

•    Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

•    Knowledge of laws pertaining to storage, recordkeeping, and dispensing of drug




Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


•    Time management

•    Oral and written communication skills

•    Professionalism

•    Customer service skills

•    Ability to multi-task and be detail oriented

•    Ability to work efficiently without creating distraction or disruption to other employees

•    Ability to relate well and communicate effectively with other employees and patients

•    Ability to work well with various personalities and work as a team

•    Should be independent and self-motivated

•    Ability to work and accomplish goals with little to no supervision

•    Organizational skills

•    Must be dependable and maintain levels of confidentiality

•    General knowledge of internet navigation and research

•    Knowledge of e-mail, fax transmission and copy equipment are essential

•    Knowledge of laws pertaining to storage, recordkeeping, and dispensing of drugs are essential




Work Environment / Physical Demands


This position is in a typical office environment which requires prolonged sitting and standing in front of a computer.  In addition, this position requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office equipment, including the operation of standard computer and phone equipment.  May have occasional high stress when dealing with customers/clients and employees.  This position may be required to work long hours.    





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