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Pharmacist Coordinator

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Job ID: 56607
Location: Butner, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Provides care of patients by providing clinical care and optimizing medication use and drug distribution services in an adolescent behavioral health setting

Department of Pharmacy Overview:

The Department of Pharmacy is a dynamic and critical part of patient care provided by the UNC Health Care system. UNC’s Department of Pharmacy is an organization of more than 500 dedicated employees with focused attention on caring for patients of the UNC Health Care system. We are culturally diverse and have a variety of backgrounds, interests, capabilities, and experience.

UNC Hospitals Youth Behavioral Health Overview:

UNC Hospitals Youth Behavioral Health is a new adolescent behavioral health facility with UNC Health. The vision of UNC Hospitals Youth Behavioral Health is to be a leader in providing collaborative, client-centered behavioral health care utilizing an innovative, empathetic, and trauma-informed based model of treatment for adolescents with mental illness. Services are provided with respect and without regard for race, color, gender, national origin, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, insurance coverage, or income. The team is seeking a motivated and caring pharmacist that will help ensure the provision of safe and effective patient care at UNC Hospitals Youth Behavioral Health. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work cross collaboratively in a behavioral health clinical practice setting 
  • Attend treatment teams and provide clinical consults 
  • Receives medication orders, interprets medication orders, and reviews the patient's medication profile / history. Clarifies incomplete, inaccurate, or contraindicated orders with the prescriber, nurse, or other health professional, as appropriate. Identifies and intervenes on problems related to the medication needs of the patient. 
  • Utilizes and analyzes patient data to provide optimal drug therapy recommendations. Assesses the patient's medication therapy regimen and makes appropriate clinical interventions with the provider. 
  • Complies with the medication formulary, and therapeutic substitution and other programs designed to optimize drug therapy while minimizing cost as required. 
  • Completes required documentation such as notations in the medical record, controlled substances documentation, competency, etc. as required. 
  • Counsels patients and appropriate family members regarding pharmaceutical care issues as requested or required. 
  • Directs workflow of the shift and supervises pharmacy technicians, students, and/or volunteers present during that shift. 
  • Adheres to federal, state, local and institutional policies, procedures, standards and regulations. 
  • Identifies and participates in process improvement opportunities. 
  • Precepts students, residents and participates in training new pharmacy staff as required. 

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience. 
  • Completion of an ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) Residency and Specialty (PGY2) Residency, or equivalent work experience in behavioral health is preferred 
  • Must possess and demonstrate excellent communication skills; leadership skills; self-initiative, innovative, and collaborative skills; analytical and organizational skills. 
  • Must demonstrate behaviors consistent UNC Healthcare’s Core Behaviors as a guiding principle. 
  • Academic appointment with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is available, commensurate with experience. 
  • Licensure or license-eligible as a Pharmacist in the State of North Carolina. 

Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women, communities of color and historically underrepresented talent are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At UNC Hospitals Youth Behavioral Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Eligible for licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in NC. Licensure from NC Board of Pharmacy required within 6 months of orientation date or sooner if required for operations.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Two years of prior pharmacist experience or equivalent required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: UNCH YBH Inpt Pharm

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: Butner:NC:27509

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes


This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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