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Clinical Pharmacist – Critical Care

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Job ID: 80470
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable

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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:

UNC Rex Healthcare’s Pharmacy Team has an immediate opening for a highly motivated individual interested in providing patient care to our adult critical care patient population. This individual will serve as a member of the critical care team, and will provide direct patient care for patients in the MSICU, NSICU, CSICU, and CICU. 

The Clinical Pharmacist will work in a multidisciplinary environment alongside our inpatient care teams. This individual will precept students and residents in the PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency programs. In addition, this person will work closely with other members of the Department of Pharmacy to address any needs that might arise and that require this person’s qualifications and/or expertise.

Responsibilities:

  • Round with the interdisciplinary team and provide recommendations to optimize medication regimens for critically ill patients
  • Assess relevant patient data, in conjunction with prescribed therapies, and make appropriate pharmaceutical care interventions 
  • Provide pharmacokinetic management 
  • Provide pharmacist support to inpatient nursing units 
  • Provide drug information to clinicians 
  • Counsel patients and appropriate family members regarding pharmaceutical care issues and lifestyle modifications 
  • Adverse Drug Event and Medication Error Reporting 
  • Code Blue participation 
  • Participation in research and quality improvement initiatives 
  • Representation on hospital or departmental committees 
  • Adhere to federal, state, local and institutional policies, procedures, standards and regulations 

The designation of Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist (BCCCP) and completion of a PGY1 and PGY2 residency or an equivalent level of pharmacy experience is preferred.

UNC Rex clinical pharmacy services provide decentralized, comprehensive and high-quality care for patients across all areas of Rex. The clinical pharmacy staff are comprised of almost 40 individuals who are involved in numerous quality improvement initiatives, precept students and residents and represent our patients’ best interests across the health system.

Professional Development opportunities include:

  • Free continuing education 
  • Initial BPS certification or equivalent certification reimbursement 
  • Training programs for preceptor development 
  • Career and leadership classes through online learning modules 
  • Tuition reimbursement to further career-related education 

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● PharmD or BS Pharmacy Degree
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Active pharmacist licensure with the NC Board of Pharmacy or obtainable before initiation of employment. Recent graduates of ACPE-accredited colleges/schools of pharmacy may fill this role while pending initial pharmacist licensure, but are subject to limitations mandated by the NC Board of Pharmacy and must obtain licensure within 6 months of orientation or sooner if required for operations.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex IP Pharmacy

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

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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