Clinical Pharmacist

The Clinical Pharmacist performs quarterly drug regimen reviews per assigned caseload with appropriate written documentation, provide clinical consultations with medical providers when necessary and provide drug information for facility staff. Job responsibilities include the following:

  • Assisting with drug usage evaluations as requested.
  • Participating in assigned committee meetings, knowledge of USP 800.
  • Oversight of the actual processing and filling of physician’s orders.
  • Reviewing all new medication orders for appropriateness, therapeutic duplications, allergies and drug interactions.
  • Dispense controlled substances and maintain proper records.
  • Check all distributive activities performed by the technicians.
  • Ensure adequate stock of medications and prepare IV admixtures using sterile techniques and compound extemporaneous preparations not available commercially.

Salary Grade: GN20
Work Location: Pharmacy
Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m., on-call rotation.

About the Department of Health and Human Services / Caswell Developmental Center:
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. In collaboration with its partners, it is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.

Caswell Developmental Center, serving as North Carolina’s Eastern Region resource center, provides specialized residential, programmatic, and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities. The individuals we serve are at the heart of our facility. Our team is critical to the mission of the facility. We strive to create an environment in which every team member contributes to the overall success of the Center to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we service. If you are looking to make a difference and seeking a rewarding career, we encourage you to consider this opportunity. Please click on the following link https://vimeo.com/185000006 to experience how Caring is Contagious at Caswell Developmental Center.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they clearly possess all of the following:

  • Thorough knowledge of clinical pharmacy, pharmacokinetics, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacology and disease state management.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the laws, rules, regulations and standards governing the practice of pharmacy.
  • Ability to perform assessments, monitoring and maintenance of patients’ medication needs.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff.
  • Ability to integrate the constantly changing pharmaceutical and medical literature and practice standards into daily clinical practice.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to use a computer and automated dispensing technology.
  • Ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations accurately.
  • Ability to prepare extemporaneous compounds and IV admixtures accurately using aseptic technique.

Physical Requirements:
Physical abilities essential to this position include good vision and hearing. Ability to operate appropriate equipment (computer, calculator, automated dispensing unit, printers and Barrier Isolator). Ability to stand for a period of time and perform minor lifting.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of North Carolina.

Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities

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