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Position Information

Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 18033
For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Jean Sternhagen, Pharmacy Manager
(406) 994-5498

Classification Title Health Professional
Working Title Pharmacist
Brief Position Overview

This individual provides pharmacy services in the Student Health Service Pharmacy.

Position Number 4C5123
Department Student Health Services
Division Division of Student Success
Appointment Type Professional
Contract Term Other
If other, specify From date
If other, specify End date
FLSA Exempt
Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining
FTE 0.52
Benefits Eligible Eligible
Salary $46,869.166 for 10 months, based on a .52 FTE
Contract Type MUS
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Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

Provide pharmacy services to MSU students.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Dispense prescription pharmaceuticals (Dispensing involves the accurate interpretation and execution of medication orders, the proper order entry, interaction screening, pricing, labeling of all items)
  • Provide accurate pharmaceutical information/education to patients
  • Provide consultation on pharmaceutical matters to clinical staff
  • Provide excellent customer service including assisting with third party payers, and interpreting MSU and Student Health Service policies
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  1. Pharmacy Degree from an accredited pharmacy program
  2. Licensed to practice as a Pharmacist in the State of Montana upon start date.
  3. Demonstrated experience in interacting professionally and courteously with other health care providers, support staff, patients, and families
  4. Demonstrated experience with pharmacy software programs involving pricing, labeling, and on-line interaction with third party payers
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  1. Experience in a college health setting
  2. A record of relevant retail pharmacy experience
  3. Experience with pharmacy inventory management
The Successful Candidate Will
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to successfully function in a team environment
  • Ability to network with other health care professionals and members of the MSU community
  • Ability to represent the Student Health Service and its programs to others in a professional and courteous manner
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

1. Montana pharmacist license upon start date.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands

1. Exposure to pathogens of all kinds that is inherent in working in a health care setting.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search.
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date
Close Date
Applications will be:

Screening of applications will begin on August 22, 2017; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Special Instructions
Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: .

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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