Staff Pharmacist

Chicago, Illinois
Posted On Sep 29 2020 Oct 29 2020

We are looking for a full-time, detail-oriented, customer service driven Staff Pharmacist who will assist in providing direction related to quality, clinical and compliance for our pharmacy in the Lincoln Park area.

Duties and Responsibilities:


You will be primarily responsible for:


Overseeing the dispensing of prescribed medications in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations for the Company,

Adheres to all applicable laws pertaining to the practice of pharmacy, ensuring overall compliance with state and federal statutes. 

Educate physicians and perscribers pertaining to the dermatological products that Apotheco provides and associated services.

Work with pharmacy staff; technicians, patient care coordinators, and customer service representatives.

Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations designated by the Board of Pharmacy. 

Knowledge of medication and dosage measurements.

Proficient at pharmacy software system and electronic ordering of all medications. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Have earned a BS and has attended a credited pharmacy school, with at least 1-3 years of retail experience or equivalent. 


Language Ability:


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Math Ability:


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability:


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer Skills:


To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft products.


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit and use hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand.


Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities:


• Strong drug product and clinical pharmacy knowledge

• Familiar with clinical program components, formulary designs, prescription benefit trends, and PA programs

• Time management skills

• Written and Oral communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information appropriately

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and self-motivated

• Strong computer skills, including MS Window, Word, Outlook, and Excel

• Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills

• Ability to work in a fast-paced call center environment

• Strong team building and leadership skills

• Strong customer service orientation and commitment to professionalism

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills



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