Clinical Pharmacist

  • Location: Richmond, VA

  • Posted: Apr 22, 2019

Job Description

- Bachelors degree is required

VCU Health System's Inpatient Pharmacy is seeking a full time Clinical Pharmacist whom ensures the overall integrity, safety, rationality, and effectiveness of the drug use control process for all patients in the assigned geographic or specialty area, including the following patient groups: Neonates, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, and Geriatrics. This position will primarily focus on Pain Management.

The monitoring, screening, and verification of all drug-related orders for assurance of proper dosage, route, dosage form, and administration schedule.
Ensure expedited preparation and dispensing of all dosage forms by pharmacy personnel.
Resolve drug therapy problems.
Clarify and correct problematic drug orders.
Designate pharmacy technicians to perform special assignments.
Evaluate employees' and students' performance.
Counsel patients regarding the safe and proper use of their medications.
Resolve equipment and operational problems. Interact with other health care practitioners in a multidisciplinary environment. Monitor the effects of medications, and recommend and/or initiate appropriate adjustments to achieve desired medication-related outcomes.
Supervise the actions of Pharmacy Interns and Certified Pharmacy Technicians as set forth in the Pharmacy Act and the Drug Control Act with related statutes and regulations of the Virginia Board of Pharmacy.
Supervise the actions of pharmacy residents as set forth in Department of Pharmacy Services.


Bachelor's of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an accredited academic program
Must be available to work evenings, nights and weekends.
Licensed as a Pharmacist with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy

PGY1, ASHP-accredited residency
PGY2, ASHP-accredited residency
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an accredited academic program
Minimum of one (1) year of pharmacy practice experience in a similar setting or residency training (see below)
Previous experience with state of the art drug distribution and clinical service methods

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

Employment Type

  • Full time

Schedule Information

Schedule: 7: Rotating Pain Management

VCU Health System

701 E. Franklin St
9th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: (804) 628-0011



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