NM, Albuquerque
Bernalillo County Metro Detention Center


Our Pharmacist performs all of the necessary pharmaceutical and consulting work for a facility including establishing policies and procedures and ensuring compliance to them. Work involves dispensing of drugs; requisitioning pharmaceuticals; and assisting in the planning, coordination, and execution of pharmacy operations and programs. Directs the work of part-time pharmacists and/or pharmacy technicians.



  • Graduate from an accredited School of Pharmacy


  • Minimum One (1) year experience working as a Pharmacist
  • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution
  • This includes strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods
  • Ability to plan and organize work assignments and projects
  • Demonstrated professionalism in handling staff and pharmacy issues
  • Performs in an effective and efficient manner which is consistent with current standards for the position and with policies/procedures of the facility
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred.


  • Must be licensed as a Pharmacist by the state in which work is performed. Consultant Pharmacy license required (Florida)


  1. As the Pharmacist in Charge responsible for all operations of the pharmacy.
  2. As a pharmacist responsible for the following:
  3. Dispenses drugs, chemicals, and pharmaceutical preparations.
  4. Checks all drug containers issued from which medication is to be administered before leaving the pharmacy.
  5. Inspects of all pharmaceutical supplies as well as the maintenance of an approved stock of emergency drugs.
  6. Dispenses all narcotic drugs and the maintenance of their perpetual inventory.
  7. Provides of pharmaceutical information to physicians, interns and nurses.
  8. Maintains confidential records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, and inventories.
  9. Maintains adequate control over the requesting and dispensing of all drugs and all pharmaceutical supplies.
  10. Prepares periodic reports on the progress of department and multi-disciplinary improvement teams for submission to the administration and Performance Improvement Team of the facility.
  11. Provides in-depth pharmacologic and pharmacokinetic consults (verbal and written) when requested or when appropriate.
  12. Serves as the facilities Consultant Pharmacist of record (Florida) and complies with all requirements and reports identified by the Florida Department of Health/ Board of Pharmacy for a consultant pharmacist.
  13. Must exercise sound administrative and professional judgment using initiative consistent with a level of patient care.
  14. Maintains registration with Department of Health/Board of Pharmacy as the Pharmacist in Charge, Pharmacy Manager if pharmacy possesses a Community License Pharmacy Permit or other Special Limited Pharmacy Permit and is the Consultant Pharmacist (Florida) of Record for the facility.
  15. Position may require rotating 24/7/365 after hour call.
  16. Reviews Policies and Procedures on a yearly basis.
  17. Report to P&T, Governing Council and Performance Improvement Committees.
  18. Reviews charts for discrepancies and requirements specified by the Board of Pharmacy.
  19. Works on reducing the facility cost by implementing and following the current Drug Protocols and Formulary.
  20. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
  21. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  22. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  23. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  24. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  25. Perform other duties as assigned.

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer


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