Date Posted:
Fort Lupton
1115 Second Street
Fort Lupton
United States of America



General Description of Duties:

Performs a professional service in dispensing medication, diagnosis and treatment of SALUD patients.  This would include patients in the ambulatory setting as well as the corresponding hospital. Adheres to the spirit of the SALUD mission statement while performing assigned duties.


Supervision Received:

All pharmacists are ultimately under the supervision of the Pharmacy Services Director.  The pharmacist also receives administrative supervision from the Pharmacy Operations Director, and the Assistant Pharmacy Operations Director.


Supervision Exercised:

The pharmacists’ exercises supervision over pharmacy staff as assigned.  This would include pharmacy technicians and pharmacy clerks.


Specific Duties:

  • Fills and dispenses prescriptions ordered by clinic physicians according to appropriate protocols for preparing products suitable for patient use including checking patient profiles for incompatible orders and discussing with physicians.
  • Maintains paper/automated prescription record for each patient and updates with appropriate documentation. Monitors drug therapy by evaluating patient medical history for significant drug interactions, adverse reactions, therapeutic drug dosages, and compliance with prescription orders. Compounds medications, using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients.
  • Directs pharmacy workers engaged in mixing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Answers questions and provides information to pharmacy customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage and storage of pharmaceuticals.
  • Maintains established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs.
  • Performs final evaluations of all prescription orders as required by law.
  • Assists with inventory control under the direction of the Pharmacy Services Director, including purchasing, receiving, and stocking medication and pharmacy supplies. Complies with governmental and other regulations related to preparation, packaging and storage of products.
  • Assays medications to determine identity, purity, and strength.
  • Instructs intern, students and other medical personnel on matters pertaining to pharmacy.
  • Attends and participates in other activities conducted by SALUD (i.e., staff training, educational sessions, meetings, etc.).
  • Helps to ensure compliance of all federal and state, rules and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 Working knowledge of the principles and practices of general medicine.  Thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical treatment of a variety of diseases and injuries. Ability to gain the confidence of patients and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with them and with other employees. Ability to speak Spanish preferred.  Sensitivity to low income and ethnic minority community a must.



Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Pharm D preferred.



Experience working at a Community Health Center pharmacy preferred.




Possess a license to practice pharmacy in good standing in the State of Colorado.