Clinical Pharmacist-Adult Clinical and Patient Care Service
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 162223
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke University Hospital (Clinical and Patient Care Pharmacy) Durham, North Carolina
7:00am-3:30pm (Rotating evenings)
Practice or research specialty/focus of the position:
This clinical pharmacist position in the Clinical and Patient Care Services Division provides clinical pharmacy services, including order verification, clinical monitoring, and support of clinical pharmacy and departmental programs. This clinical pharmacist position will primarily support the adult inpatient oncology areas with a focus on non-chemotherapy clinical patient care needs
Maintains outstanding skills as a clinical pharmacist and consistently demonstrates the value of pharmacy services.
Educates medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff about the management, prescribing and monitoring of therapies used in patient care area(s) of responsibility.
Serves as a resource to the Department of Pharmacy for area(s) of expertise.
Participates in departmental and hospital committees and initiatives related to practice area.
Contributes to student and resident education.
Provides educational lectures and/or participates in research (Duke, State/Local, National).
Works with peers to achieve division and departmental goals.
Takes responsibility for personal and professional growth.
Maintains familiarity with all departmental programs and works as integral part of the pharmacy team.
Additional responsibilities as assigned by manager
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Pharm.D.; PGY1 or Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred;
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree
With a BS Pharmacy degree, two years of pharmacy practice experience, or acceptable board certification, or completion of an accredited residency program and demonstrated ability to achieve positive patient outcomes in a similar environment is required. With Doctor of Pharmacy degree, no experience is required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina
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