Position Summary: This pain/palliative care pharmacist position in the Department of Pharmacy provides clinical pharmacy services to patients on the pain and palliative care service as well as support clinical pharmacy and departmental programs.
Maintains outstanding skills as a clinical pharmacy practitioner and consistently demonstrates the value of pharmacy services.
Provide palliative care for patients and their families facing serious medical problems,
Participate in comprehensive clinical evaluation and care of patients and their families.
Provide expertise in medication use and monitoring, symptom management, and assessment of the risks and benefits of therapy and provision of continuity of care.
Educates medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff about the management, prescribing and monitoring of therapies used in patient care area(s) of responsibility.
Work with faculty and staff in the Duke Palliative Care department to provide clinical care, education and leadership throughout Duke Health.
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.
Provide clinical education and mentorship to clinicians and trainees.
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.
Required or desired credentials or experience of applicants: Pharm.D.; 2 years of practice experience desired; PGY1 or Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred; PGY2 Pain/Palliative Care Residency preferred. Licensed or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina
About Duke University Hospital
Duke University Hospital, established in 1930, is consistently ranked by US News and World Report as one of America's best hospitals. 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.
The 943 bed tertiary and quaternary care hospital serves as the flagship of Duke University Health System (DUHS), which includes two community hospitals, Duke Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital, as well as affiliations with other hospitals in the region, community based primary care practices, home care, infusion services and hospice care. It offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; an extensive complement of major surgery suites; recognition as one of 40 National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer centers, an Eye Center, the Duke Heart Center and the Children's Health Center.
DUH also functions as a research hospital with a federally funded clinical research unit where medical advances are achieved and applied; and as a teaching hospital for students of medicine, nursing, and the allied health sciences.