County of Sacramento
Full Time, Permanent $154,783 - $162,529 Per year CA Sacramento County Health Services, 9616 Micron Ave # 950, Sacramento, CA 95827, United States Apply before 7/23/2024 5:00


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This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 

4/30/2024, 5/28/2024, 6/25/2024, 7/23/2024 (Final)
Under direction, the Pharmacist compounds and dispenses pharmaceutical drugs, medicines and prescriptions, and provides direct consultative services to health care professionals and patients regarding drug therapy.

Examples of Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of

  • Pharmaceutical arithmetic, chemistry, materia-medica, and pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing methods
  • Federal and State laws relative to dispensing and use of narcotics, poisons and drugs
  • Principles and methods for curriculum and training design; instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects
Ability to
  • Compound a wide variety of drugs and medicines
  • Assimilate and provide information on drugs and their actions
  • Advise and consult with medical and nursing staff regarding the properties of drug substances
  • Counsel patients regarding use, possible side effects, and storage of medication
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with staff and patients
  • Conduct drug research and drug utilization studies
  • Prepare and maintain accurate reports and records

Employment Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a valid license as a Registered Pharmacist issued by the State of California Board of Pharmacy.

Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice.

General Qualifications 

Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain such required license(s) may be cause for disciplinary action in accordance with Civil Service Rules. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Probationary Period

The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months.

Application and Testing Information

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by on the posted cut-off date. Click to apply.

  • Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
  • Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
  • Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.
  • Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.
  • A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.Click  for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For more information, please review the and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation .