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Colorado State University Relief Pharmacist in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title Relief Pharmacist

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Research Professional Position No

Posting Number 202100320AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Classification Title Prof/Indiv Contrib III

Number of Vacancies 1

Work Hours/Week 0

Proposed Annual Salary Range $56.00 / hour

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University ( CSU ) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas.

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 04/18/2021

Description of Work Unit

Colorado State University

Colorado State University is a public research university founded in 1870 and located in Fort Collins, in the U.S. state of Colorado. The university is the state’s land-grant university, and the Flagship University of the Colorado State University System. As a land-grant institution, it is in the DNA of Colorado State University to promote education to anyone with the motivation and ability to earn a degree.

Our State is Colorado, but our Colorado State University Rams are built on a global scale. We unite in Fort Collins, where our diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences strengthen our community. Fort Collins is a community that blends education and industry, hard work and recreation, tradition and progress. True to our land-grant beginnings, we’re focused on practical solutions for today and tomorrow.

Colorado State University employs over 7,000 full and part-time faculty, exempt and non-exempt professionals, and classified staff. The current enrollment is approximately 33,058 students, including resident and non-resident instruction students. The University has approximately 2,000 faculty in eight colleges and 55 academic departments. Colorado State University, also known as CSU , offers more than 150 degrees in eight colleges. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in 65 fields of study, with master’s degrees in 55 fields. Colorado State confers doctoral degrees in 40 fields of study, in addition to a professional degree in veterinary medicine.

Colorado State University is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. For the health of our university community, the use of smoking, vaping or tobacco products is prohibited on CSU grounds or in buildings.

Colorado State University offers a wide selection of benefits to eligible employees that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement programs and more. The University’s Commitment to Campus benefits program offers a wide range of programs, discounts and special benefits. For more detailed information about CSU benefits, Colorado State University, and Fort Collins, you can visit,, and

CSU Health Network

The CSU Health Network at Colorado State University provides a full range of cost-effective mental health and primary care medical services on campus, referral for community specialty care, and comprehensive health education and prevention services programming. Services such as physical therapy, dentistry, and optometry are available. The CSU Health Network is active in creating a healthy campus environment to support learning and success. For more information about the CSU Health Network at Colorado State University, see


The CSU Health Network Pharmacy at Colorado State University provides prescription medication to students, faculty, and the community of Colorado State. In close conjunction with other departments of the CSU Health Network, we strive to ensure our students receive optimal healthcare in a fast, friendly, and professional environment. The Pharmacy is open between the hours of 8:00 am-5:30 pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 9:00 am-5:30 pm on Tuesday, providing attractive work schedules for staff.

Position Summary

The Pharmacist – PRN interprets prescriptions and dispenses medications in accordance with state and federal regulations and laws. This position provides advice to patients and staff at the CSU Health Network regarding appropriate use and side effects of medications, both over-the counter and prescription, as a licensed pharmacist.

The Pharmacist – PRN will work sporadically as scheduled 0-19 hours, with no guaranteed hours, and is non-benefits eligible. The Pharmacist – PRN position may be scheduled cover Pharmacists who are absent or on leave, during other clinic events, and as requested by Management. This is a part-time hourly position with no guaranteed hours.

Required Job Qualifications


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD

  • Active Colorado Pharmacy License


  • Three years of full-time retail pharmacy experience as a Licensed Pharmacist

    Preferred Job Qualifications


  • Five plus years pharmacy experience

  • Experience caring for college populations

  • Experience caring for diverse populations

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge of retail pharmacy operations

  • Knowledge of third party billing and claims processing

  • Basic compounding skills

  • Excellent listening, written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Ability to work well with others in a busy work environment

  • Ability to analyze policies, programs, and initiatives to make recommendations for quality improvement

  • Self-motivated

    Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Prescription Dispensing and Advising


  • Dispenses prescription medications by interpreting oral or written prescription orders

  • Determines appropriateness or directions, strength and dosage

  • Monitors for medication interactions and allergies

  • Advises patients about medications including side effects

  • Advises prescribing providers and other staff about medication interactions and dosages

  • Gives advice about other medication related issues and over-the-counter products as needed

    Percentage Of Time 80%

    Job Duty Category Pharmacist on Duty


Performs the role of Pharmacist on Duty as directed by the pharmacy manager, which may include the following duties:

  • Provides timely information updates to other staff

  • Oversees general functioning of the pharmacy related to basic duties such as POS and cash handling, pharmacy workflow, and customer service

  • Provides customer service needed to address problems, complaints, or errors during course of the workday

  • May handle audits, inspections, and visits from regulatory agencies or accreditation boards

    Percentage Of Time 10%

    Job Duty Category Cash Handling & Register Operation


  • In lieu of pharmacy technician or clerk, this pharmacist will be expected to handle cash, card, and other transactions

  • Must be familiar with opening and closing registers per pharmacy operations manual, during shift

    Percentage Of Time 5%

    Job Duty Category Security and Additional Duties


  • Maintains security of the pharmacy by locking or unlocking gates, securing keys to the controlled substance safe, and controlling badge locked door entry.

  • Arms/disarms pharmacy alarm system

  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives to enhance the quality of position processes and programs

  • Other duties as requested by Management for which the position is qualified

    Percentage Of Time 5%

    Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications must include:

  1. A cover letter addressing Required Job Qualifications, Preferred Job Qualifications and Essential Job Duties

  2. Resume

  3. Please provide within your application contact information for three professional references.

    For full consideration, complete applications must be received by 11:59 pm Mountain Time on Sunday, April 18, 2021..

    References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

    Applicants needing assistance to submit application may contact Tammy Roehrich at

    Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Pre-employment Drug Testing - Must be willing and able to pass a pre-employment drug test, including negative results for opioids and benzodiazepines., Special Requirements/Other - For the protection of patients and staff, the CSU Health Network follows CDC guidelines for employee health. Vaccinations must be up-to-date according to CSU Health Network Employee Health policy, or you must be willing to become current with required vac

    Search Contact Tammy Roehrich,

    EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity ( is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Did you graduate from an accredited college or university with a B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Do you have an active Colorado Pharmacy License?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Do you have three years of full-time retail pharmacy experience as a Licensed Pharmacist?
  • Yes

  • No

    • This Relief Pharmacist is a part-time, hourly position that will work sporadically scheduled hours, 0-19 hours with no guaranteed hours. The pay rate is $56.00/ per hour for hours worked. It is a non-benefits eligible position. Based on the nature of this position, please select the appropriate response below. *If you have questions about the nature of this position, please email the contact listed in the Special Instructions Summary of this job posting to seek further understanding prior to submitting your application.
  • • I have read and understand the position as described and I am interested in being considered for this part-time, relief position.

  • • I have read and understand the position as described and am NOT interested in being considered for this part-time, relief position.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

    Optional Documents