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17 Nov 2020

Full-Time Pharmacist In Charge

Avita Pharmacy – Posted by Avita Pharmacy Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

The Pharmacist-in-Charge (PIC) manages a group of pharmacists and support staff who appropriately compound and dispense prescribed drugs in a retail or healthcare facility environment. The PIC oversees staff in handling incoming physician calls, logging data into the computer, performing Rx workflow processing, transferring prescriptions, and conducting drug utilization review. This position is located in Nashville, TN.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operations of the pharmacy, always maintaining the highest quality of pharmaceutical and services
  • Manage key areas of the P&L report to foster business growth and control expenses for the pharmacy
  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the practice of pharmacy
  • Direct activities and workflow efficiency of Staff Pharmacist(s), Pharmacy Clerk(s), Technician(s), Intern(s), and Extern(s) always seeking to improve processes to grow business
  • Maintain and foster relationships with partner entities including case managers, physicians, etc.
  • Communicate with staff on progress of policies and procedures involving the pharmacy department
  • Properly dispense, order, and maintain proper inventory of drugs, devices, and supplies, including controlled and dangerous substances pursuant to all state and federal laws
  • Effectively operate and maintain automated drug dispensing machinery
  • Collaborate with physicians to discuss potential incompatibility issues with patient prescriptions
  • Keep abreast of changing laws, regulations, and new pharmacy-related programs through participation in continuing education courses and reviewing pharmacy-related literature
  • Consult with clinic providers, administrators, and other personnel for the purpose of providing quality patient care and maximizing pharmacy performance
  • Maintain patient confidentiality in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Uphold a clean, customer-friendly workplace, and always project a positive attitude
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism consistent with company standards, including dress, personal appearance, and grooming
  • Periodically travel to corporate/regional offices as needed for managerial meetings
  • May be required to fill-in at any of our affiliated Avita company pharmacies


  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral (PharmD) degree in Pharmacy from an accredited university
  • 5+ years of full-time retail or clinic pharmacy experience preferred
  • Pharmacist-in-Charge (PIC) experience preferred
  • Certifications in different areas of Pharmacy and completion of an accredited Post-Graduate residency program a plus
  • Pharmacy license in good standing in the state(s) served by this Pharmacy location
  • Must be registered with the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation or State Board of Pharmacy
  • Familiarity with inventory software and order processing systems such as QSI, Docutrack, Script ProRobot/Parata Robot/Innovations Robot, and POS software
  • Strong Technical and MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, etc.)
  • 340B experience preferred, but not required
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer-service, managerial, and communication skills
  • Proactive self-starter with high degree of initiative
  • Able to efficiently mentor, motivate, and manage entire pharmacy staff in a fast-paced environment, while fostering positive customer relations
  • Willing and able to travel for business if/when needed

About us: 

We are a newly merged company comprised of five leading pharmacy brands with a shared purpose and focus.  

What we do:

We are a national pharmacy management company with a passion for community support and advocacy. We provide integrated on-site and central fill pharmacy services to AIDS Services Organizations, Ryan White/STD Grantees, and Federally Qualified Health Centers. The health and wellness of our patients, support of our partners, and betterment of our communities is at the heart of everything we do. We serve our patients and providers with commitment and excellence through exceptional service and comprehensive solutions. 

Who we’re looking for: 

We’re looking for creative, caring, and innovative self-starters who embrace diversity and care deeply for underserved communities. Our patients and partners have many options for their pharmacy care and partnerships. They come to us because we are creative problem solvers—we do more than what’s required. We go above and beyond for those we serve, and we rely on our team members to do so. 

What We Offer: 

We offer excellent benefits, career growth, and the autonomy to make a difference every day. People join our team and stay because they feel empowered to make a difference. Our teams are smart, agile, and care deeply for each other and for their communities.

Avita is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. Avita does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. Avita also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 19 days.

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