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Job ID: 10664
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening Job
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.
Provides care of patients by optimizing medication use and drug distribution services.
Clinical Pharmacist - Emergency Medicine
UNC Rex Healthcare’s Pharmacy Team has an immediate opening for a highly motivated individual interested in providing patient care to our patients within the emergency department (ED). This individual will serve as a member of the Emergency Medicine team, and will provide direct patient care for patients in the ED.
The Clinical Pharmacist will work in a multidisciplinary environment alongside our healthcare professionals in the ED. The position will respond bedside to emergent procedures and all critical patients.The pharmacist will provide pharmacotherapy services, medication profile review, response to drug information questions, order verification, problem resolution and distributive functions as needed. This individual will precept students and residents in the PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency programs. This individual will play an active role in the continued development of the Emergency Medicine team. 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 will include:
·Bedside response to emergent procedures and critical patients (including but not limited to: Code Blue, Code Stroke, Code STEMI, Sepsis, DKA)
·Review and interpret orders to assure accuracy and appropriateness
·Assess relevant patient data, in conjunction with prescribed therapies, and make appropriate pharmaceutical care interventions
·Promote and demonstrate rational, cost-effective drug therapy
·Provide antimicrobial management
·Provide pharmacist support to nursing colleagues
·Provide drug information to consumers and healthcare professionals
·Counsel patients and appropriate family members regarding pharmaceutical care issues and lifestyle modifications
·Direct and supervise support personnel engaged in pharmaceutical activities
·Adverse Drug Event and Medication Error Reporting
·Precept pharmacy students and residents
·Respond to drug information requests
·Protocol and guideline development
·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) or Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and completion of a PGY1 and PGY2 residency or an equivalent level of pharmacy experience is preferred.
● Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy.
● 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:
● No prior experience required.
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
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.