Pharmacist

Job Opening

New Life Clinic is a state-of-the-art outpatient facility for the treatment of adults with opioid use disorder. We have created an innovative model of highly individualized, compassionate care, and we advance science in the field of opioid use disorder. Our purpose is to inspire hope and save lives – healing individuals, families, and communities along the way.      

 

At New Life Clinic, our employees are valued agents for change in the opioid crisis. We are building a team of compassionate and dedicated individuals who are ready to make a difference. We want to work with people who are passionate about learning and who value connection, positivity, and being part of an amazing team.   

 

We are currently seeking a Pharmacist to support our clinic in Ukiah, CA. This position, reporting to the Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner, can be either full-time or part-time and is an excellent opportunity for someone excited to make an immediate and lasting impact in a growing company.  

Position Overview:   

As a Pharmacist at New Life Clinic, you will work with a medical team that is committed to patient success and to upholding rigorous medical and scientific standards in our practice. The Pharmacist will be responsible for providing drug therapy to patients in our care and for ensuring the safe and effective use of medications, among other duties. Because our clinic is highly regulated by credentialing agencies, it will be your responsibility to provide clinical pharmaceutical care to New Life Clinic patients according to professional standards and state and federal legal requirements. New Life Clinic is a source of safety and healing for patients, so compassion and commitment are values that each staff member should demonstrate. As part of a unified team, all employees are expected to dive into new challenges and responsibilities, so this position requires an openness to learn and a willingness to do what it takes for the team to make progress each day. This is difficult but rewarding work. We are looking for a candidate who has passion for creating change and compassion for patients as we guide them through the process of healing. 

Primary Duties: 

  • Review and execute Physician’s prescriptions. 

  • Maintain the ordering, stocking, dispensing, and labeling of medicine. 

  • Listen carefully to patients to interpret their needs and issues and offer information and advice. 

  • Prepare medicine, using Physician-ordered dosages and material for each individual patient. 

  • Comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and procedures. 

  • Automated dispensing machine experience preferred.  

  • Excellent communication skills.  

  • Thorough understanding of dosage administration and measurement, chemical compounds, medical brands, etc. 

  • Ensure confidentiality of information, documentation, and assigned records as      required by organization policies, and local, state, and federal guidelines.  

  • Maintain records for controlled substances.  

  • Other duties as necessary.  

Minimum Requirements: 

  • All licenses and certifications needed to fulfill the duties required of a Pharmacist 

  • California-Licensed Pharmacist. 

  • Minimum one year of Pharmacist experience. 

  • Recent/previous work experience in a substance use disorder setting (preferred).  

  • Ability to work the hours and days required by position, including daily 5:30 am start times. 

  • Must pass background check and urine drug screen.   

Skills & Abilities:  

  • Passion for working with people, even on tough days 

  • Ability to treat each individual like they are the only person in the room 

  • Good listener 

  • Welcoming of differences and diversity 

  • Ability to work independently and also to thrive as part of a team 

  • Ability to take direction and receive constructive feedback  

  • Power to stay calm, focused, and kind in stressful situations 

  • Organized 

  • Reliable 

  • Flexibility, versatility, and willingness to jump into new situations and challenges 

  • Humility  

  • Willingness to share your opinion  

  • Courage to stand up for your convictions 

  • Ability to help create a safe environment for patients and staff 

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 
While performing the duties of this classification, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend, use hands to keyboard or type, handle materials used in performing the essential functions of the classification, and reach with hands and arms. The employee will be asked to perform repetitive behaviors (e.g., typing and data entry). The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds (think boxes of paper). Specific vision abilities required by this classification include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing abilities required by this classification includes those which permit the employee to discern verbal instructions and communicate effectively in person, by telephone. While performing the duties of this classification, the employee works in an office setting where the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee must also analyze and evaluate situations and adopt effective courses of action.   

Why Work for Us    

Our team is a family with each person vital to our mission. Our team members are forward-thinking and passionate about creating change. We foster a culture of autonomy and ownership made possible by the trustworthiness and honesty of our team members. In a field that can sometimes leave staff feeling numb or powerless, we support active teamwork by responding with engagement, participation, and empathy. We treat patients with respect. And we believe that being curious and positive makes a difference.    

 

Our vision is to guide people to a New Life. Our hope is to inspire individuals, families, and communities--and to save lives in the process. Our team embodies the values of Respect, Growth, Compassion, Teamwork, and Commitment.     

 

New Life Clinic staff will be cross trained to meet the needs of patients and to make each day a success. On-the-job training will empower team members, as we believe the excellence of the clinic and the professional development of our staff complement one another.