Pharmacist in Tempe, AZ at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

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Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Pharmacist to join our healthcare team located in Tempe, AZ.

Pharmacist needed for a very interesting, unique, and challenging position in correctional pharmacy. This narrow professional field of pharmacy provides a totally different view of pharmacy from the traditional retail or hospital settings. It is similar to long-term care but on a much larger scale. This opportunity is much different than your typical dispensing pharmacist position. The ability to work independently and as a team is required.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Pharmacist

  • Graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy with a minimum of a B.S. in Pharmacy.
  • A current, unrestricted license in state.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of the practice of unit dose pharmacy in an institutional setting.
  • Thorough knowledge of all applicable State/Federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of personnel administration, physician and nursing consultations and interdepartmental relationships.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Pharmacist

  • Maintain all pharmacy records as required by Federal/State law and department policy.
  • Respond to emergencies and critical incidents at the institution.
  • Dispense all pharmaceuticals.
  • Recognize and report possible synergistic, antagonistic or cumulative effects of drugs.
  • Provide consultation to staff regarding pharmaceuticals.
  • Check expiration date of pharmaceuticals and return/dispose of outdated pharmaceuticals and non-returnable goods.
  • Responsible for purchasing and inventory levels of all pharmaceuticals including over-the-counter medications.
  • Orient, instruct and supervise all pharmacy personnel.
  • Maintain monthly statistical information and reports as directed by administration.
  • Perform quarterly inspection of aspects of pharmaceutical services and assist in problem-solving activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Pharmacist

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding

Contact Cristian Lopez at or 352.612.0750

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.