Nominations Requested: Distinguished Alumnus and Distinguished Service Awards

Calling all nominations! It’s time once again to nominate UGA College of Pharmacy alumni and friends for the Distinguished Alumnus Award and Distinguished Service Award. These awards recognize those who have demonstrated excellence and service to the pharmacy profession. If you know of someone who has made outstanding contributions to the College or to the pharmacy profession please nominate them through the online survey form by September 12th. The winners will be announced at this year’s Homecoming Tailgate on Saturday, October 15th.

Click on the link below to begin the nomination process:

Alumni Events

Events for Fall 2016

2016 Homecoming Tailgate & Class Reunions, October 15, 2016

Attention Pharmdawgs! Join us on Saturday, October 15th for the 2016 Homecoming Tailgate and Class Reunions for Classes of 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991. Festivities begin three hours prior to kickoff and will include a tailgate lunch, presentation of the Distinguished Alumnus award, live music and game area. A limited number of football tickets area available on a first-come first-serve basis. Register online at https://gail.uga.edu/events/phar/2016-college-of-pharmacy-homecoming-reunion

For more information contact Kim Hamby, Director of Alumni Affairs, at kihamby@uga.edu or 706-542-4536.

Alumni Association

Online Job List

Posted 7/13/16. Tunnel Hill Pharmacy, Tunnel Hill, GA
Tunnel Hill Pharmacy is looking for a full-time pharmacist to work M-F from 9 am to 6 pm. For more information or to apply contact Leigh Howle or Curt Young at 706-673-5211 or thp@rxrefill.net.

Posted 6/30/16. Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens GA
Full-time Patient Care Area Pharmacist
Performs a wide range of duties including drug distribution, medication reconciliation, discharge patient education, and clinical pharmacy services for inpatients.

  • Provides pharmacokinetic evaluation, monitoring and dosing.
  • Participates in anticoagulation management.
  • Performs order entry and verification.
  • Participates in medication reconciliation on admission and discharge.
  • Prevent, detect, monitor, document, and report adverse drug reactions and medication errors.
  • Monitors drug therapy to evaluate appropriate usage, dosage form, regimen, route, therapeutic duplication, and drug interactions.
  • Provides discharge counseling on targeted high risk medications.
  • Serves as a drug information resource for nurses and physicians.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary rounds.
  • Provides operational support in the Main Pharmacy as determined by departmental need.

Please contact Michael Basile--michael.basile@athenshealth.org or visit www.athenshealth.org.


Posted 4/5/16. Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta, GA
2 Pharmacists Needed
Augusta University Medical Center has two pharmacist opportunities in the oncology service line. One is for an inpatient clinical specialist for oncology and the other will be working within the Cancer Center Infusion Pharmacy. If interested in learning more about these positions, please contact Erinn Rowe at erowe@gru.edu.

Posted 3/28/16. Walmart, various GA locations
Pharmacist Career Opportunities
Duties include: dispenses prescriptions by following standard operating procedures; follows Medication Guidelines for receiving, filling, dispensing, logging, and maintaining loss prevention controls; ensures that Walmart policies and Federal and State laws and regulations in all prescription-related issues, including HIPAA, SOP, and QA, are followed; provides counseling on both prescription medications and over the counter medications per Company policy and as required by State and Federal law; ensures that all control drug policies and procedures as required by State, Federal, and Walmart guidelines are followed; performs trouble shooting functions for third party discrepancies and other prescription filling issues; verifies that all required pharmacy, Pharmacist and Technician licenses/registrations are current and valid as required by State, Federal, and Walmart guidelines.
Positions Available:
Adel, Georgia (New Store Neighborhood Market)- Staff (Hrly)
Columbus, Georgia (New Store- Supercenter) -Staff (Salaried)
Vidalia, Georgia (Existing Location- Supercenter)-Pharmacy Manager (Salaried)
Calhoun, Georgia (Existing Location- Supercenter)- Staff (Salaried)
Rome, Georgia (Existing Location- Supercenter)- Staff (Salaried)
Baxley, Georgia (Existing Location- Supercenter)- Staff (Hrly)
Please visit our website to apply or contact Samantha Rush via email at Samantha.rush@samsclub.com

Disclaimer: Positions are listed free-of-charge as a service to students, alumni and friends. We make no recommendations or guarantees about the positions or employers listed. Employers and job seekers are encouraged to perform due diligence as needed to establish each other’s credentials and qualifications. We do not assume any responsibility for wages, benefits, working conditions or any other aspect of employment. We reserve the right to edit or refuse job postings for any reason.

For additional job listings, check online pharmacy placement services such as RPh on the Go or PharmacyPostings

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UGARx Print/Online Changes

Beginning with the Fall 2014 issue of UGARx, we will only be printing and mailing the magazine to those alumni donors and friends who have contributed more than $500 annually to the College of Pharmacy.

All issues of UGARx will continue to be posted on our website (www.rx.uga.edu) for alumni to download and print as they please. We will send emails and online notices to everyone about the quarterly postings of UGARx.

If any alumni would prefer to continue receiving a printed copy, please contact Sheila Roberson, director of publications, at 706-542-5303 or roberson@rx.uga.edu.

FAX your Facts!

FAX your Facts! Everyone wants to know what’s happening with their classmates but few take the time to mail in the alumni questionnaire at the back of UGARx. Now you can take the quick and easy way! Just FAX your information to Editor, UGARx, 706-542-5269, or email it as an attachment to Sheila Roberson at roberson@rx.uga.edu. Mail still works too: Editor, UGARx, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. See you in print!

Click to download: FAX Facts Form