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Posted On: Wednesday, 1st February 2023
Category: Pharmaceutical
Department: Pharmacy
Shift: Week Days
Location: South Boston
PATHS Community Medical Center
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Job Type:
40 Hours per Week
Education: Graduate Degree
Duration: Permanent

Job Description:

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Pharmacist-in-Charge shall be held to all of the duties and responsibilities of a staff pharmacist, but shall further be expected to perform the following.

  • Administrative – complete and submit regular reports associated to the practice of pharmacy in a timely manner.
  • Compliance – perform periodic audits at the direction of the Pharmacy Director or Compliance Officer to ensure that the pharmacy is operating in compliance with all relevant federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Emergency Preparedness – oversee the procurement and dispensing of medications in an emergency situation.
  • Inter-Departmental Relationships – shall act as the primary liaison for the staff of other departments and maintain positive professional working relationships with them.
  • Inventory Control – ensure in the proper handling and record keeping of prescription and scheduled substances in keeping with pertinent federal and state laws and regulations.  Shall determine and ensure maintenance of appropriate inventory levels.  Periodically review inventory for overstocked and outdated product and oversee the processing of necessary returns.
  • Personnel Management - supervise support staff (technicians, cashiers, delivery drivers, staff pharmacists etc.); to include, but not limited to, verification of work, scheduling, delegation of tasks, review of competencies and dispute resolution.
  • Quality Assurance – complete and submit periodic review of processes and outcomes to ensure that the highest possible standards are maintained for all products and services provided. Work with the Pharmacy Director and other department heads to ensure that meaningful changes in policy and processes are developed and implemented.
  • Team Building – set a standard with the staff that fosters a positive work environment

Preferred Skills:

Education and/or experience


  • Must hold either a Bachelors or Doctorate degree in pharmacy from an accredited school of pharmacy recognized by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE). 
  • Must hold a license to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Virginia and be in good standing with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy. 
  • Should have a minimum of six months experience in a retail setting.  Must be computer literate and be able to work independently.



  • Customer service skills
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Compassion/Empathy – Show concern for the wellbeing of others.
  • Service Orientation – Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Teaching – Instructing others how to do something.
  • Active Learning – Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Broad understanding of laws and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Standards of Conduct

This position requires compliance with Health Center’s written standards, including its Compliance Program and Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures (“Written Standards.  Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the Pharmacist-in-Charge’s regular performance evaluation.)

AAP/EEO Statement

PATHS’provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.