Position: Pharmacist (Regular, Full time)

Program:  Wind River Family & Community Health Care

Opening Date: August 28, 2019

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Salary: Negotiable

Hours: Monday-Friday  variable 8:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m. (may have variable hours, but full time)

Summary:    Wind River Family & Community Health Care provides ambulatory health care for the service population of the Wind River Reservation. The Pharmacist is a member of the pharmacy staff directly under the supervision of the Pharmacist-In-Charge of Wind River Cares, Pharmacy.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will interview and counsel patients on the use, storage, cautions and side effects of all medications prescribed. Provides and documents patient education. Evaluates medication regimens for appropriateness, drug interactions, therapeutic duplications, non-compliance, adverse drug reaction and cost effectiveness. Analyzes medication regimens to ensure the most effective, least toxic and most economical treatment plan. Documents all clinical activities, updates problem lists and records information in the electronic health record when required, and maintain pharmacy records as required by law. 

Provides ongoing, comprehensive chronic disease management. The incumbent will be required to perform departmental administrative functions, committee involvement, quality assurance activities, statistical analysis, CME presentations, in-services, competency and proficiency reviews and involvement in performance improvement groups. The incumbent may operate under collaborative practice agreements as approved by the Wyoming Board of Pharmacy, which may include limited prescribing in defined situations. Ability to refer and consult appropriately. Must function within the medical team to provide exceptional patient care.

The work requires independent judgement wherein error could result in serious injury or death to a patient. The work will cover assessment, medical history, development and implementation of care plans, evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment and modification of treatment. The medical record is carefully reviewed for therapeutic effectiveness and appropriateness including diagnosis, treatment, patient allergy, and drug interaction screening. The incumbent must be able to provide pharmaceutical care services, drug information and direct patient care, and to manage interventions and therapy between primary physician visits. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

The successful applicant must have a professional knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of clinical and retail pharmacy. Must have a BS degree in Pharmacy or Pharm.D, and possess a current WY pharmacy license in good standing.

He/she must have knowledge of community health pharmacy principles required to provide pharmaceutical care to individuals and families and counseling to patients and families with a variety of health problems. Applicant must have a knowledge of pharmacy data management systems and electronic health record systems.  Knowledge in planning, monitoring and evaluating drug therapy in a clinical setting. 

Personal Attributes:

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible and demonstrate sound work ethics.  Must have the ability to gain the cooperation of individuals and families in their medical care. 

How to apply:

Complete Northern Arapaho Tribal Application form and submit to N.A.T. Human Resources located at the Tribal Complex Building, 533 Ethete Road, Ethete, WY or submit an application to Wind River Family Community Health Cares Human Resources at 120 North 6th Street East, Riverton, Wy. (Indian Preference applies) You can also apply online at www.northernarapaho.com or www.windrivercares.com. For more information call 307-856-9281 Ext 120.