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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Prepares, compounds, manufactures, and dispenses investigational drugs and materials issued by the Investigational Drug Service for ongoing research studies. Manages required record-keeping, shipping, ordering, and inventory activities. Ensures the accuracy and integrity of products prior to their delivery to trial subjects. Ensures compliance with all applicable Emory Healthcare (EHC), governmental, and sponsor regulations, laws and policies related to the conduct of trials involving investigational or marketed drugs. Serves as a representative of Emory University on the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to assist in protocol review and approval. Maintains records to meet sponsor requirements, FDA regulations and legal requirements for pharmacy operations. Reads, interprets and processes orders for investigational drugs. Clarifies orders with prescribers as needed. Accurately dispenses medications and prepares sterile products, following proper aseptic and cytotoxic technique. Serves as a resource to the Emory research community and healthcare professionals and to investigators in the development of investigator-initiated studies. Oversees the work performed by pharmacy students and residents, interns and technicians to ensure that performance standards are maintained and that work is accurate and in accordance with state, federal and organizational regulations. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A PharmD or a bachelor's degree in pharmacy from an accredited school of pharmacy and one year of pharmacist experience. Current licensure (or eligibility) as a pharmacist in the state of Georgia. Completion of a pharmacy residency program and clinical trial experience preferred. Prior hospital pharmacy experience strongly preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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