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Company: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
Location: Pikeville, KY
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Specialty Pharmacist - Per Diem
Pikeville Medical Center
Pikeville, KY

Description: As a per diem, nonexempt,Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) Specialty Pharmacist,you will fill orders with accuracy; check technician-prepared products before release; maintain 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 can work up to 19 hours per week, and will provide coverage "as needed". This position will work at a minimum 2-3 times per month.

About the Facility: Pikeville Medical Center is the largest hospital in southeastern Kentucky. As of 2018, the hospital consists of 1.6 million square feet spread across 43 facilities, is licensed for 340 beds, and services offered include cardiac, medical, surgical, pediatric, rehabilitative, cancer, neurological, pain care, wound care and home care. It is accredited through the Joint commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. (JACHO). Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) has partnered with the hospital to manage the day to day operations of this pharmacy. This position is an employee of CPS.

Required Qualifications: 

  • B.S. or PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
  • Current Kentucky Pharmacist license active and in good standing
  • 1+ years of experience in a hospital or retail pharmacy required, in ambulatory specialty pharmacy clinics preferred
  • Experience using computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and pharmacy information systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions, respond to client concerns and work cooperatively with other staff.

Benefits:  All Per Diem employees are eligible to participate in our 401(k) program with an employer match as well as for the EAP (employee assistance program).

CPS 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.  This applies to internal transfers and status changes for internal CPS team members. Comprehensive Pharmacy Services 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:  Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, LLC is one of the nation's largest providers of pharmacy services to more than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide. CPS helps clients tackle a variety of complex issues, such as operational efficiency, rising drug costs, regulatory & compliance, 340B, and specialty pharmacy strategy. CPS helps healthcare leaders drive best in class pharmacy operations through skill, expertise and proprietary technologies. For more information, visit

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


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