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University of Iowa Health Care is currently accepting applications for Clinical Pharmacists who will be responsible for all aspects of pharmaceutical care for adult inpatients and will have rotating shifts. The Clinical Pharmacist’s would be decentralized in the patient care units working directly with providers and other healthcare professionals. The clinical pharmacist may also have responsibilities in the adult dispensing satellite involving order verification and oversight of medication preparation and dispensing to acute care areas.
Clinical pharmacists at UIHC are involved in all aspects of patient care including, but not limited to, verification, therapeutic drug monitoring, admission and discharge medication reconciliation, medication education, and precepting pharmacy learners. In addition to all members of the pharmacy team, they collaborate on a daily basis with other healthcare providers including, but not limited to, licensed independent practitioners, medical students and residents, nurses, and social workers and care coordinators.
University of Iowa provides excellent flexible benefit options, an exceptional retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and generous vacation. Iowa City is a community of approximately 75,000 located in Iowa. It provides the cultural and social benefits of a large university while retaining the benefits of a small urban area with excellent schools and a wide variety of community activities.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information.
PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) degree or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
Current licensure by the Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners is required. Includes those eligible for obtaining this licensure.
One (1) year of applicable pharmacy experience is required. Years of applicable experience include the time spent completing an ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Job related experience with and/or commitment to service excellence.
Job related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in the work environment.
Experience in hospital pharmacy setting is highly desired.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or eligibility for completing BLS certification.
Satisfactory completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency in pharmacy.
Satisfactory completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY2 residency in a specific field.
Clinical experience in providing pharmaceutical care to patients in neurology, critical care, burn, pulmonary, cardiology, hematology, oncology, or internal medicine areas.
Board certification in Pharmacotherapy or another specialized field.
About University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a 811 bed comprehensive, university, teaching hospital. The Department of Pharmaceutical Care consists of approximately 130 pharmacists and 150 support staff and provides care to acute, ambulatory and home care patients. UIHC provides excellent flexible benefit options, an exceptional retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and five weeks of vacation.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was recently name in Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best Employers 2015. In it, UI Hospitals and Clinics was named the #12 employer overall and #1 employer in the health care industry category across the country.