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Open Position: Staff Pharmacist (Forest City, AR)


Staff Pharmacist - Full Time

Forest City Medical Center

Forest City, AR

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Description: As a full-time, nonexempt CPS Solutions, LLC Staff Pharmacist, at Forrest City Medical Center, you will fill orders with accuracy; check technician-prepared products before release; maintain the security of pharmacy and controlled substances; enter orders and patient information with accuracy; aid in the training of new staff; update the Director about the daily activities of the pharmacy; and aid the Director in maintaining the pharmacy.   


Schedule: This position is scheduled to work 40 hours per week, Monday thru Friday 7:00am-5:30pm, 4 days a week,10-hour shifts; on-call every other week between 5:00pm-8:00am and Saturday/Sunday; after-hours remote order entry is completed by remote services.


About the Pharmacy: The Pharmacy utilizes MedHost order entry system, Pyxis dispensing cabinets, Alaris IV Pumps. The Pharmacy is open M-F 7:00am – 5:30pm, Weekends on call


About the Facility: Forrest City Medical Center is a 118 bed, Joint Commission accredited acute care, hospital located in Forrest City, Arkansas offering complete inpatient, outpatient, surgical, diagnostic and emergency care. Specialty services include Behavioral Health, Women's Health, Intensive Care, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Vascular and a Sleep Disorders Center. CPS Solutions, LLC has partnered with the hospital to manage the day to day operations of this pharmacy. This position is an employee of CPS Solutions, LLC.


Required Qualifications: 

• Pharmacy degree (BS or PharmD) from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy; PharmD preferred

• Current Pharmacist license in good standing in Arkansas  

• Experience as a Pharmacist in a Hospital setting preferred   

• Ability to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond to client concerns 

• Demonstrated accuracy and timeliness in a work setting  

• Experience using computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and pharmacy information systems 

• Effective communications skills; verbal and written


Hospital Requirements: (may be required)

• (PPD) TB Skin Test - Proof of negative TB skin test within the last 12 months

• (MMR) Measles, Mumps and Rubella or A Blood Titer proving immunity

• Varicella - (2) documented doses or A Blood Titer proving

• Hep B3 Series (or declination) 

• (Flu) Influenza-required for hire between Oct 1st-April 30th  

• COVID Vaccine-Full (required)


Benefits:  All employees enjoy a competitive salary, and eligibility to participate in the 401(k) savings plan with a match.  Full-Time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Time Off Plan, Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more.


CPS Solutions, LLC Requirements: All employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test and signed onboarding documents. Additionally, you may be required to provide medical records or have additional medical examinations/background checks that are a specific requirement of the location or position in which you are hired.  Due to the healthcare requirements of the location where you will work and the clients we support, this may include a COVID vaccine. This applies to internal transfers and status changes for internal CPS Solutions, LLC team members. CPS Solutions, LLC is also committed to a safe and drug-free workplace. The use of marijuana for medical purposes accompanied by a prescription, even if permitted by state law, will not be considered acceptable for purposes of explaining a positive lab test result for marijuana.


About CPS Solutions, LLC:  Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, CPS Solutions, LLC, is one of the nation’s largest providers of pharmacy services to more than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide. CPS Solutions, LLC helps clients tackle a variety of complex issues, such as operational efficiency, rising drug costs, regulatory & compliance, 340B, and specialty pharmacy strategy. CPS Solutions, LLC helps healthcare leaders drive best in class pharmacy operations through skill, expertise, and proprietary technologies. For more information, visit https://www.CPS.com.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, mental or physical disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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