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One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

Post : Pharmacist

Job Description
Under general supervision of the Director of Student Health Center (SHC), the Pharmacist performs professional pharmaceutical duties including the dispensation of prescribed medications. The incumbent is responsible for all actions taken as a licensed California pharmacist as outlined by the California Board of Pharmacy; accepts and evaluates prescriptions written by SHC and outside Doctors of Medicine; fills and dispenses medications, vaccinations, and compound pharmaceuticals; prepares receipts for patients to use to pay for medications and vaccinations, or bills insurance companies and MediCal electronically for cost of medications; provides patient education with respect to drug usage, adverse reactions, drug and food interactions; advises provider staff on selection, dosage, costs, and effects of drugs; provides drug information to clinical staff as needed; monitors pharmacy to ensure inventory is complete and accurate; requests timely ordering of pharmaceuticals and supplies from the Lead Pharmacist; ensures safety of pharmaceuticals dispensed; and ensures prompt and proper disposal of expired medications; and performs other duties as assigned.

Candidate Profile
Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) college of pharmacy program or other program recognized by the board as defined by the California State Board of Pharmacy. Equivalent to one year of experience as a licensed pharmacist working independently.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of the laws and regulations pertaining to dispensing, storage, and recordkeeping of drugs, narcotics and poisons. Thorough knowledge of all drugs, chemicals and supplies required in the operation of the Student Health Center pharmacy. Working knowledge of automated pharmacy systems (QS 1, Point and Click, etc.); and campus procurement and budgetary processes. General knowledge of pharmacy administration and the requirements of serving as a Pharmacist-in-Charge. Ability to compound and fill prescriptions; evaluate written prescription orders to determine ingredients needed and ensure proper dosages; review patient profiles against prescriptions for potential drug interactions and allergies; serve as a resource to practitioners and other medical support staff in the areas of pharmacology, drug combination, drug interaction, and alternative drug therapies; participate in the development and implementation of pharmacy policies, procedures and protocols; prepare and maintain accurate records and reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other health center staff and management; be sensitive to, communicate effectively with, and provide support to diverse patients; and provide lead work direction to pharmacy support staff.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.

The salary range for this classification is: $34.09 - $62.01 per hour.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $34.09 - $52.53 per hour dependent upon

Location : Northridge, Los Angeles, California

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