This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3931
UW Job Family: 3A
SOC Code: 29-1051
Pay Grade: 27
Date: August 01, 2007
Provides professional services as a registered Pharmacist by performing either of the following:
A) ensures correct dosage and mixture of prescriptions dispensed to eligible patrons;
B) directs the Wyoming Drug Utilization Review Board.
3 years of practical pharmacy experience
Registration as a Pharmacist by the State of Wyoming
A) Review medication orders; fill prescriptions and dispense medications, and if required, assist residents in selecting drugs and dosage regimens; weigh, measure and mix compounds to prepare medications.
Confer with and advise patients regarding dosage, possible reactions and the like; obtain drug history from patients and complete patient medication records; confer with medical and nursing staff regarding medications.
Order, price and maintain medication inventory; select stock medications per manufacturers bids; maintain control records on narcotics, poisons and habit-forming drugs to meet University, state and federal reporting requirements.
B)Direct the functioning of the Wyoming Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Board, made up of five physicians, five pharmacists and one mid-level practitioner.
Work with the Department of Health to develop prospective DUR criteria including prior authorization criteria and other limits as appropriate.
Complete retrospective DUR cycle beginning with selection of problematic recipient profiles, entering information from profile review into computer system for education letter generation, edit all letters and respond to provider feedback as necessary.
Conduct educational programs for providers in the state to include a bimonthly newsletter and other educational programs as appropriate.
Direct the functioning of the Preferred Drug List Advisory Committee and coordinate efforts with the Drug Effectiveness Review Project.
Keep abreast of new methods, techniques and other developments in the field through reading research journals and attending seminars.
Prepare and assist in writing grants.
No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment. Some positions require regular reaching, bending, stooping, etc. to obtain bulk products for dispensing.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.