Clinical Pharmacists at UPMC Pinnacle are responsible for providing patient care in specialty areas.
The candidate will provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to our neonatal, pediatric and peripartum patients in a unit-based/decentralized setting. This includes providing drug information to the NICU and other care teams.
In collaboration with multidisciplinary care givers throughout our hospitals, the clinical pharmacist will monitor and optimize medication use; assist in development of medication-related policies and play a role in pharmacy education and competency activities related to NICU, PEDS and OB/GYN; which may also include precepting students and PGY1 pharmacy Residents.
The position requires eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania and experience in a progressive hospital setting. The individual must possess excellent communication, organizational and planning skills as well as a high degree of personal motivation.
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About UPMC Pinnacle
Central PA offers a warm and friendly community atmosphere with convenient access to several metropolitan areas. UPMC Pinnacle is one of PA's top hospitals, voted Best Places To Work and an organization dedicated to maintaining and improving the health and quality of life in central Pennsylvania. Our not-for-profit healthcare system currently includes multiple campuses and ambulatory locations throughout the region, providing care to a diverse range of medical specialties including Cardiology, Transplant, Oncology, Critical Care, Women's & Children's, Orthopedic Surgery, and Emergency Medicine. UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high quality, patient-centered healthcare services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. We have 7 acute care hospitals totaling approximately 1,300 licensed beds. Campuses include UPMC Carlisle, UPMC Community Osteopathic, UPMC Hanover, UPMC Harrisburg, UPMC Lititz, UPMC Memorial, and UPMC West Shore. In addition, the pharmacy serves a freestanding cancer center and provides pharmacy services in an inpatient, acute care psychiatric hospital.