This is professional pharmaceutical work as a registered
pharmacist in the University Health Services. An employee
allocated to this class of work performs professional work which
involve compounding and dispensing medicines prescribed by
physicians; maintaining records regarding narcotics and alcohol;
developing and implementing pharmacy policies, methods, and
procedures; conducting tests; performing assays on products
manufactured in the pharmacy and supervising pharmaceutical
students and non-professional personnel.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Consults with physicians, nurses, and hospital personnel in
evaluating the methods, procedures, and services of the pharmacy
and prepares recommendation for improvement.
Develops and supervises a perpetual inventory control system for
all pharmacy drugs and materials; prepares written
specifications as to quantity and source for the purchasing of
all drugs, chemicals, antibiotics, and biological and
pharmaceutical preparations used in the treatment of patients.
Supervises and participates in the compounding and dispensing of
pharmaceutical drugs and supplies.
Develops and implements pharmacy policies, methods, and
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a recognized school of pharmacy, possession of a
license to practice pharmacy in the State of Georgia and some
experience related to this class of work.
Candidates for this position must be registered as a Pharmacist
by the Georgia Board of Pharmacy at the time of appointment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of
professional pharmacy work.
Considerable knowledge of hospital rules, regulations, and
practices as they relate to the compounding and dispensing of
drugs and prescriptions.
Ability to compound a wide variety of drugs and pharmaceutical
Ability to maintain records of materials used and prescriptions
prepared and to prepare reports.
Ability to plan, assign, and direct the work of others.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with University staff, patients, and the general
Skill in compounding, preparing, and manufacturing a wide
variety of drugs, compounds, and other pharmaceutical supplies.