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  • Pharmacist, In Charge - Class A

    Req No.
    CommUnityCare Health Centers
    Southeast Health and Wellness Center
    2901 Montopolis Drive
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift Days
    Shift Hours
  • Overview

    The Pharmacist In Charge is responsible for the business and operations of a Class A pharmacy to achieve pharmacy operation goals, objectives, policies and procedures. The designated pharmacist in this position has the responsibility for the pharmacy's compliance with statutes and rules relating to the practice of pharmacy, provides direct oversight of pharmacy staff duties and collaborates with the health center’s team members.


    • Ensure that prescriptions are dispensed safely and accurately as prescribed.
    • Conduct patient drug regimen review and patient prescription counseling services as required.
    • Prepare and maintain required records as per requirement.
    • Provide education and training of pharmacy staff.
    • Complete pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians workflow.
    • Leads quality and compliance improvement activities such as the development of pharmacy policies and procedures.
    • Leads performance improvement activities such as medication error reports.
    • Helps to develop the pharmacy operations budget and manages expenditures.
    • Oversees pharmacy equipment and resources purchases/budgets.
    • Supervise a system to assure appropriate inventory management of prescription drugs and devices and other products dispensed from the Class A pharmacy and assures effective controls against theft or diversion of drugs.
    • Oversees the recruitment, selection, hiring and training of qualified pharmacy staff candidates and educational partners.
    • Represents the pharmacy in marketing at CommUnityCare meetings and/or community events .
    • Oversees Class A compliance and financial reporting.
    • Serves as a system administrator for pharmacy software in conjunction with 340B Compliance Coordinator, Pharmacy Operations Coordinator and Director of Pharmacy.
    • Adhere to policies and procedures regarding the maintenance of records in a data processing system such that the data processing system is in compliance with Class A pharmacy requirements.
    • Assure legal operation of the pharmacy, including meeting all inspection and other requirements of all state and federal laws or sections governing the practice of pharmacy.
    • Ensure all tasks assigned and related duties comply with all regulatory and accreditation standards including The Joint Commission and CommUnityCare Standard Operating Procedures and CommUnityCare Policies and Procedures, as well as the overall mission and values of the organization.
    • Develop and maintain favorable customer relationships, internal relationships and fosters a team environment.
    • Ensure all actions, job performances, personal conduct and communications represent CommUnityCare in a highly professional manner at all times.
    • Interact respectfully and collaboratively with patients and their families, striving to develop favorable relationships with families.
    • Complete all mandatory training and maintain appropriate credentials/licensure.
    • Coordinate and support pharmacy administration duties with other pharmacy department team members when needed.
    • Special pharmacy projects and other duties as assigned


    • Critical thinking/problem solving
    • Ability to engage community partners and openly communicate effectively with clients
    • Communicate with tact and diplomacy
    • Work with multi-functional teams to complete projects
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • High level of skill at building relationships and providing excellent customer service
    • High degree of knowledge of drug therapy and dispensing medications
    • Knowledgeable in pharmacy operation management
    • Demonstrate familiarity with tools, technology, and systems typically found within most health care environments (i.e. computer skills, spreadsheets, word processing, EMR systems, pharmacy software etc.) and use these tools to process prescriptions, scan information, and create reports or invoices
    • Experience on Point of Sale system including cashiering and reconciling
    • Demonstrate knowledge of 340B and HIV programs

    People Management/Department Management/Business Unit Management:

    • Direct service line operations and execution of initiatives, goals and programs.
    • Manage implementation of new service line initiatives and ensure coordination of strategy and initiatives.
    • Adheres to all local, state, and federal regulations.
    • Participates as member of company Leadership team.
    • Provides oversight and direction to the enterprise’s departmental efforts.
    • Develops and oversees departmental strategy to meet and support the strategic plan
    • Create recruiting model that provides candidates with a superior experience and enables leaders to identify employees who will live the company mission every day.
    • Builds and maintains a superior departmental support team serving all employees in a manner that is consistent with the company’s Core Beliefs.
    • Leads complex organizational change efforts.
    • Selects personnel for hire and promotion; takes appropriate actions regarding counseling, disciplinary actions, demotion and termination.
    • Directs, supports and coaches direct reports.
    • Responds proactively to employee needs and concerns.
    • Develops “experts” and “expertise” throughout the department and seeks employee input.
    • Facilitates consensus among divergent groups.
    • Minimizes staff turnover.
    • Acknowledges and rewards employees’ strengths and accomplishments.
    • Evaluates assigned staff performance and competency, providing direct feedback.
    • Assesses learning needs, develops competency plans and provides opportunities for learning


    MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy (BS Pharmacy)


    PREFERRED EDUCATION: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)


    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Five years of community pharmacy experience.


    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Five years of pharmacy experience in community clinic setting, Pharmacy management experience, Medication Therapy Management experience.


    REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Current Pharmacist license with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy




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