1. Supervise the preparation and filling of prescriptions.
2. Dispense medications to the patients and provide appropriate counseling.
3. Answer physician phone calls to the Pharmacy Department.
4. Inventory procurement and control of medications and supplies dispensed by the Pharmacy Department. This includes:
a. Selection of high quality medications at reasonable cost.
b. Insuring proper storage of Pharmacy stock.
c. Annual physical inventory of pharmacy stock
d. Annual controlled substance inventory on the first business day each May and;
e. Authorizing return or destruction of expired or damaged pharmacy stock.
5. Provide billing information for use by the Finance Department for medications and supplies dispensed.
6. Maintain emergency medications for the Emergency Cart.
7. Assist in the compilation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual statistics for management and other agencies.
8. Conduct medication inservices as requested for Health Center staff.
9. Act as Pharmaceutical Chief in absence of Director.
10. Consult with and refer patients to other health care providers when necessary to optimize patient care.
11. Provides input and may evaluate and provide supervision and direction to Pharmacy Technician, Clerks and interns.
12. Participated in continuing education programs to stay abreast of new developments and trends in pharmacy science and medicine.
13. Must maintain an acceptable department attendance record.
14. Must be reliable and prompt when reporting to work.
15. Required to attend job related, in-service, meetings, and training to maintain professional and technical knowledge.
16. Must adhere to tribal law and other applicable laws as well as tribal personnel policies and procedures.
17. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.