Thursday , February 22 2024

Costco Hiring – Pharmacist

Website Costco

Job Description:

Performs direct patient care; dispenses prescription medication and educates patients. Practices to the fullest extent of the expanded scope of pharmacy practice permitted by provincial regulations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Checks prescriptions and over the counter medications for therapeutic appropriateness including but not limited to drug interactions, allergies, contraindications, dose, frequency, and dosage form.
  • Participates in a culture of patient safety by focusing on practices that reduce and eliminate prescription incidents as well as reporting and properly managing those incidents that do occur.
  • Dispenses prescription medications and applies appropriate auxiliary labels.
  • Verifies prescriptions and refills with physicians by phone as needed and takes verbal prescriptions. Selects therapeutic substitutions when appropriate.
  • Follows Costco Pharmacy’s policies, systems and procedure standards. Follows safety and security procedures.
  • Acts as Pharmacist-In-Charge in the absence of the pharmacy manager ensuring smooth operation in the dispensary and supervises pharmacy interns and students.
  • Maintains professional competence through participation in a variety of continuing education initiatives and maintains required certifications in good standing.
  • Orders and communicates laboratory tests to the extent permitted by provincial regulations.
  • Oversees the collection of patient medical history and maintenance of the confidential computer record.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience: None.
  • Knowledge/Skills: Computer, math, patient care and member service skills required.
  • Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Pharmacist in good standing in the province of work.
  • Education/Training: Bachelor of Science or Doctorate of Pharmacy required.

Job Details:

Company: Costco

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ottawa, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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