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Correctional Facility Pharmacist at Rx relief®

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Correctional Facility Pharmacist


Job Description


Join one of the nation’s leading pharmacist placement firms! Right now, Rx relief has a great opportunity for an experienced Correctional Facility Pharmacist. Voted Best of Staffing by both clients and talent, we are a specialty staffing company providing supplemental pharmacy professionals for all pharmacy practice settings. We have an opening for a Correctional Facility Pharmacist in the Central Valley, CA area. As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy a customized approach to your career needs as well as comprehensive benefits! Join our dynamic team, apply today!

Correctional Facility Pharmacist


Job Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Pharmacist-in-Charge and/or the Institution’s Chief Executive Officer/Chief Medical Executive (CEO/CME) or designee, the Temporary/Relief Pharmacist shall provide services as permitted within the scope of practice. The Pharmacist duties shall include, but are not limited to the following requirements:

  • Review and verify prescription/medication order(s) from the Pharmacist-in-Charge, CEO/CME, or other authorized correctional facility prescribers for completeness, correctness, authenticity and legality
  • Assess prescription/medication order(s) against patient's/youth's medical profile for improper drug selection, under-dosage, dosage, over-dosage, drug interactions, dosage form and delivery system
  • Assess prescription against Correctional Facility Formulary for compliance, and refer non-formulary requests as required for approval when necessary
  • Manage or directly prepare, manufacture, compound and dispense drugs and pharmaceutical preparations
  • Manage or directly perform computer order entry and type prescription labels
  • Manage or directly fill prescription/medication orders and prepare or check l.V. Admixtures as required
  • Provide consultations to Correctional Facility medical staff and the Medical Authorization Review Committee and provide discharge consultations as required
  • Supervise and directly maintain records of drugs, poisons, and narcotics as required by Federal and State Laws
  • Supervise and directly maintain records of drugs, poisons, and chemicals received, on hand and dispensed
  • Implement and/or maintain medication delivery systems in accordance with directives from the Correctional Facility System wide P&T Committee
  • As required by the Pharmacist-in-Charge, assist in the preparation of estimates for the requisition of drugs required
  • Monitor and instruct Pharmacy Technicians in standard and routine phases of the work, as appropriate
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Correctional Facility Pharmacist



Job Requirements

Do you have recent Correctional Facility Pharmacist experience? If so, this is the position for you! Apply Today!

  • Specific Correctional Facility Pharmacist requirements:
  • Area: Must be able to work in Chowchilla, CA
  • Licensure Requirements: Must have valid, open and active California license.
  • Education: RPh or PharmD
  • Years of Experience: 6 months of pharmacy experience within a retail, long term care and/or hospital setting. Accepting newly licensed pharmacists!
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday, between hours of 6 am – 6 pm
  • Length of Assignment: Temporary Full time
  • Pay:  Depending on Experience
  • Background/ Drug Requirements: Ability to successfully complete background check, client health screening criteria and drug screen.

Correctional Facility Pharmacist




At Rx relief, we are proud to offer the following benefits:

Health Insurance with Prescription coverage


401(k) and deferred compensation programs

Cafeteria Plans

Free CE

Low-cost group health benefits for Part-Time Associates

Correctional Facility Pharmacist


Apply Today!