ResponsibilitiesUnder supervision of the Senior Pharmacy Supervisor, the outpatient pharmacist/ Specialty Pharmacist performs a range of functions that include the preparation and dispensing of drugs in the outpatient setting; maintenance and review of patient medication profiles; counseling patients on appropriate drug use; reviewing medication orders and patients¡¦ medical record as well as interacting with other health professionals to help prevent inappropriate or misuse of medications and help in leading the team.
Job duties also include performing specialty pharmacy clinical interventions, promoting adherence, assisting with prior authorization, SAR, TAR processes as well as helping patients with financial assistance.
QualificationsPharm. D degree, required
Valid California Pharmacist license, required
Specialty pharmacy experience, highly desired
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers and professional staff.
Ability to set priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.
Ability to work independently and follow-through on assignments with minimal supervision.
Ability to effectively communicate orally on a one-to-one basis using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain information, explain policies and procedures, and to persuade others to adopt a specific opinion or action.
Knowledge of and ability to perform age specific and disease specific pharmacokinetic calculations.
Knowledge of Specialty drugs and disease states
Ability to evaluate and resolve staffing needs.
Knowledge of state and federal regulations relating to the practice of pharmacy.
Ability to review and assess the appropriateness of prescriptions with respect to age specific, disease state specific considerations.
Ability to lead the team and manage the workload efficiently
Current experience in an outpatient pharmacy setting, required
Ability to perform all tasks in an outpatient and specialty pharmacy setting
Ability to help the Pharmacy Supervisor lead the team, set expectations
Ability to engage with the patients, promote adherence and treat them with empathy and compassion.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.