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Peak Vista Pharmacist - Per Diem in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Title:Pharmacist - Per Diem


Department Location:Pharmacy at Union, 225 S. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910

Category:Nursing / Allied Health / Clinical Support


Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers. We provide primary care services (medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare) through 28 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Arapahoe, Elbert and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong “Hospitality” culture. Our organization has over 900 employees and serves over 94,000 patients in the Pikes Peak and East Central region. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).

Compensation (Pay): $59.77- $86.67/per hour based on experience

Job Summary: Ensures that the drug therapy needs of the patients are safely and effectively met. Works in prescription dispensing in the Peak Vista Community Health Centers Pharmacies. As qualified, may also be assigned work in one or more of the pharmacist-operated ambulatory care centers in management of warfarin therapy, cardiovascular risk, or diabetes treatments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reads and interprets medications and prescriptions.

  • Reviews prescriptions for appropriateness and confers with prescribers or patients on questionable orders.

  • Provides patient counseling and accurate and timely response to requests for drug information.

  • If assigned to a pharmacist-operated ambulatory care center, works under collaborative practice agreements in the management of warfarin, cardiovascular risk, and diabetes.

  • Promotes and demonstrates the mission, vision, and core values of Peak Vista.

  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with all departments, the management team, medical staff, and leadership.

  • Embraces cultural diversity amongst ourselves and our community.

  • Safeguards the human, financial, and material resources as well as data and information entrusted to us.

  • Strives to deliver the best outcomes and highest quality service.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to Peak Vista’s compliance plan and conflict of interest requirements.

  • Enhances the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of the department by contributing to and participating in departmental performance improvement goals.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Education: P harmacy degree required.

    Work experience: m inimum of 1-year experience as a pharmacist desired.

    Additional qualifications: Ambulatory care experience, completion of ASHP-accredited residency Work Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience as a pharmacist desired.

    Certificates and Licenses: Required: Registered Pharmacist with a current license in the state of Colorado. Desired: Meets all Colorado State Board of Pharmacy requirements to engage in Collaborative Drug Therapy Management.

    Computer Skills: Intermediate - ability to access the intra/internet to manage timecard, review policies and procedures, and read company communications; use e-mail to communicate with co-workers, leadership, and other departments; use and create a variety of templates, complex tables, merges; manage table data, sort and filter merges, and also perform basic work with existing Macros; customize toolbars, import and insert graphs, embed Excel data, and elaborate reports; work with multiple worksheets, filter data, use integrate functions, and manipulate databases; customize templates and the PowerPoint environment, and to make a presentation interactive by using hyperlinks and action buttons

    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate volume.

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. While performing duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk.

    *Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening, which includes but is not limited to, a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    **PVCHC participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s I-9 to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Records. To learn more, visit: