Staff Pharmacist (PRN) - Infectious Diseases

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime

Position Summary
Position accurately prepares and labels medications ensuring proper technique and supplies are utilized in the preparation of IV admixtures; supervises technicians and pharmacy students.

Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accurately prepares/labels medications ensuring proper technique/supplies are utilized in preparation of IV admixtures.
  • Reviews medication orders and prescriptions for accuracy, safety and clinical appropriateness and processes these orders.
  • Orders/receives investigational drugs and maintains accountability for division.
  • Checks all work performed by technicians/students and checks all prescriptions/medication orders before dispensing.
  • Provides current drug-related information to physicians/staff from most reliable sources available.
  • Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, securing/renewing licenses and registrations as required.
  • Provides physicians/staff/patients with appropriate information concerning therapeutic actions, interactions, adverse effects and formulary status of medications.
  • Participates in continuing education programs and pharmacy-related programs as required for license renewals and to maintain updated service.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in IV admixture.
  • Working knowledge of current state and federal regulations affecting pharmacy practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement standards of accuracy and judgment.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharm D degree.
  • Basic Life Support certification. (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements.)
  • Current registration in the state of Missouri  and/or Illinois depending on location as a Pharmacist; new graduates may fill this role subject to limitations mandated by the Missouri and/or Illinois State Board of Pharmacy pending results of their initial licensing examination.


Salary Range
$46.51 - $83.72 / Hourly

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


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Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits Statement
This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Please visit our website at to view eligibility criteria.

EEO/AA Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the University’s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Diversity Statement
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