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Date:  Aug 3, 2022
Req ID:  21080

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $99,990.00

Position Number: 22109084 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: 08/10/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $99,990.00 



This position is an extra-help part time position located at the Arkansas State Hospital. 

The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: L016N

Grade: MP05


Salary Range: $99,991.00 - $145,987.00


The Registered Pharmacist is responsible for the operation of a pharmacy compounding and dispensing medications following prescriptions issued by physicians, dentists, or other authorized medical practitioners. This position is governed by state and federal law and agency/institution policy, and regulations by the Board of Pharmacy.


Reviews prescriptions to assure accuracy, determine the required ingredients, and evaluate their suitability for patient use. Maintains records such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories, control records for radioactive nuclei, and registries of poisons, narcotics, and controlled drugs. Collaborates with other healthcare professionals to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs and drug regimens by providing advice on drug applications and characteristics. Compounds and dispenses medications as prescribed by medical professionals by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, or supervises subordinates in the performance of these duties. Provides information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and proper medication storage. Orders and purchases pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, and drugs. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of pharmacology. Knowledge of state and federal laws governing prescription drugs, drug handlers, and related areas. Knowledge of the organization and operations of hospitals, nursing homes, and similar medical facilities. Ability to develop materials and present in-service training programs to medical personnel. Ability to maintain records and inventories of controlled substances. Ability to interpret, fill, and dispense drug orders. Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensed as a Pharmacist by the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy as established by Arkansas Code § 17-92-402. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock