CLINICAL PHARMACIST-Adult Clinical and Patient Care Services


  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Posted: Nov 6, 2019

Job Description


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 Department of Pharmacy

CLINICAL PHARMACIST Adult Clinical and Patient Care Services

Applicable Position Description: Clinical Pharmacist PRN Position

Practice or research specialty/focus of the position: Adult Inpatient

Position Summary: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. Responsibilities include:

Maintains outstanding skills as a clinical pharmacy practitioner and consistently demonstrates the value of pharmacy services.
Provides clinical pharmacy services to surgery and medicine services, which may include:

Cardiology Pulmonary Critical Care

Internal Medicine General Surgery Solid Organ Transplant

Orthopedics/Plastics Trauma Vascular Surgery

Provides discharge medication reconciliation and contributes to ongoing hospital and department transitions of care initiatives
Educates medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff about the management, prescribing and monitoring of therapies used inpatient care area(s) of responsibility.
Serves as a resource to the Department of Pharmacy for the area(s) of expertise.
Participates in departmental and hospital committees and initiatives related to the 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 an integral part of the pharmacy team.

Required or desired credentials or experience of applicants: Pharm.D.; 2+ years of practice experience desired; PGY1 or Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred; Licensed or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina

Description of institution/organization: Duke University Hospital is a 954-bed tertiary care teaching facility offering a broad array of inpatient and ambulatory care services. The Department of Pharmacy provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients with a staff of more than 100 pharmacists and 120 technicians. Located within the Research Triangle, Duke University and the region offer an excellent quality of life, including close proximity to the North Carolina beaches and mountains. For more information on Duke University Hospital see our web page at www.dukehealth.org/about_duke.

Contact Information: Amanda M. Ball, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, Clinical Manager, Clinical and Patient Care Services, Duke University Hospital. Phone: (919) 681-2758, email: amanda.m.ball@duke.edu

Department of Pharmacy

Duke University Hospital

Box 3089

Durham, NC 27710

Application Deadline: Open

Desired Starting Date: Open

A Non-Discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy Degree

Or

BS Pharmacy Degree

Experience

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, Licensure, and/or Certification:

Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of drug products, medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states. Ability to work with information systems, automated and technical equipment.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various members of health care teams

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

N/A

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Duke Health

705 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-5600

Fax: (919) 684-5600

Web: http://www.hr.duke.edu/

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