This position is responsible for performing inspections of Wyoming pharmacies (community and institutional) and other licensees as outlined and provided for in the Wyoming Pharmacy Act (W.S. 33-24-101 et seq.) and the Wyoming Controlled Substances’ Act (W.S. 35-7-1001 et seq.) in order to verify compliance with state and federal requirements. The position is also responsible for investigating consumer complaints as well as problems identified during inspections. The position assists the Board in applying discipline in cases where licensees fail to comply with requirements. This position assists with the Wyoming Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in accordance with W.S. 35-7-1060. This position assists the director with researching and/or drafting revisions for the Board’s Rules and Regulations and duties as otherwise assigned. This position may be remote-based but must be able to travel as needed to attend Board meetings, staff meetings, and complete inspections.
Human Resource Contact: Alice Saldana / firstname.lastname@example.org / 307-777-7667
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
- Inspects all resident pharmacies annually, including institutional and retail.
- Reviews reports and evaluates licensees for compliance with federal and state pharmacy requirements.
- Writes investigative reports and conclusions from inspections and complaints.
- Investigates consumer complaints or problems identified during routine inspections.
- Testifies at hearings, assist in preparation for hearings and board meetings.
- Maintain accurate and complete files.
- Assists with program coordination and tasks related to board programs.
- Supports effective communication and maintains the highest standards of personal, professional, and ethical conduct to support the State’s goals.
- Provides consultant support and is the liaison to other agencies and Statewide programs needing pharmacy expertise.
- Provides support and assistance to the Executive Director and board in working with legislators to create and implement effective pharmacy legislation.
- Attends meetings and conferences and accepts speaking engagements on the Executive Director’s behalf if he/she is unable to attend.
- Acts as a resource for Wyoming citizens, State agencies, and other public and private groups as requested on topics relating to pharmacy practice.
- Coordinates and interacts with Wyoming regulatory boards and local, State, and federal law enforcement efforts regarding pharmacy practices, especially in controlled substances.
- Review current system processes to ensure the accuracy of agency records regarding licensees, investigations, and disciplinary actions.
- Maintains a working knowledge of the statutes and rules, and regulations regarding the practice of pharmacy.