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On-Call Pharmacist (WI Licensure)

On-Call Pharmacist (WI Licensure)
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La Crosse, WI 54601

Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
Part time

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GHS has an opening for an on-call substitute Pharmacist to support our work in various locations in the La Crosse-Onalaska area.

Ideal candidates will have availability to work 1 day per week on a regular basis and be available to pick-up both day and evening shifts and offer occasional weekend coverage 1-2 times per month. While this role is scheduled for a very-part-time work load, there will be flexibility and options to pick up more hours if desired, up to 30-40 hours per week on a temporary basis to cover PTO and parental leave of other staff pharmacists.

Required WI license, preferred in conjunction with MN or multiple states licenses to support regional pharmacy locations.

Job Description:

The Pharmacist provides pharmaceutical care for our patients. Works with and supervises all manufacturing and compounding in the pharmacy.

Major Responsibilities:
1. Prepares and/or maintains written control over medication dispensing and manufacturing. Understands and uses pharmacy reference material for drug information. Maintains adequate inventory of pharmaceuticals and other supplies.
2. Interprets, clarifies, and evaluates appropriateness of medication orders for physicians and others credentialed or privileged to prescribe medication.
3. Is competent in providing care to all age categories of patients served, modifying drug therapy as appropriate for the neonatal, pediatric, adult, and elderly populations.
4. Understands the functionality available within the pharmacy computer system and is competent in applying appropriately.
5. Participates in the drug education of others both inside and outside the department. Participates in continuing education programs as required by state law.
6. Adequately oversees the pharmacy operations, maintaining an atmosphere of professionalism and efficiency for completion of the tasks at hand with the technician, intern, and ancillary staff.
7. Works with other healthcare providers and relevant policy-making and ad-hoc committees to establish cost management programs that improve drug therapy outcomes (efficacy, safety, cost effectiveness) and overall quality of patient care.
8. Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.

Education and Learning:
REQUIRED Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy

Pharmacists working in outpatient pharmacy settings need immunization certification through an accredited organization or school of pharmacy (e.g. APhA, PSW)   

Work Experience:
1 year ambulatory pharmaceutical experience (for clinic/ambulatory practice areas) or hospital pharmaceutical experience (for inpatient practice areas)

License and Certifications:

Pharmacist license to practice in the state of employment, some positions may require multiple state licenses

Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSP) certification is required within 2 years of starting work as a specialty pharmacist

Pharmacists working in outpatient pharmacy settings need A current Infant-Adult Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (with hands on learning) from one of the following programs; American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

Age Specific Population Served:
Infant (less than 1 year)
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category:
Category II - Some (but not all) employees in this job title may have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials, usually by location or specific departments.

Environmental Conditions:
Subject to inside environmental conditions.
Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).
Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
Subject to outside environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:
Sitting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Static Standing Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Driving Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Kneeling/Half Kneel Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
Climbing Stair Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Reaching - Above Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 25-50
Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 25-50
Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Lifting - Floor to Waist Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 25-50
Lifting - Waist to Overhead Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 25-50
Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 25-50
Carrying - Short Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 25-50
Carrying - Right Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 25-50
Carrying - Left Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 25-50
Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 25-50


If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact [email protected] or call 608-775-0267

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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