UPMC Pinnacle in Harrisburg, PA is recruiting for a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist to advance and expand upon its existing multidisciplinary patient care team.
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialists work closely with the pharmacy leadership team, medical staff, resident physicians, nurses and fellow pharmacists in planning, implementing and assessing various medication-related programs within their specialty area(s). The Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist functions as a member of the multidisciplinary critical care team with direct patient care responsibilities in both the Intensive Care and Emergency Department settings across the seven hospital health care system.
Additional responsibilities may include development of order sets, assessment of compliance with clinical practice guidelines, medication usage evaluations, development of medication management policies, participation on hospital committees, education of UPMC Pinnacle employees, development and administration of competency assessments, precepting of pharmacy students and PGY-1 pharmacy practice residents, and management of the medication formulary.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a pharmacist in Pennsylvania
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-2 in critical care or emergency medicine
Central Pennsylvania 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 communities. We operate 7 acute care hospitals totaling approximately 1200 licensed beds. Campuses include UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg, UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic, UPMC Pinnacle West Shore, UPMC Carlisle, UPMC Hanover, UPMC Lititz, and UPMC Memorial. In addition, Pharmacy services freestanding infusion centers and delivers medication-related care to Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute – an inpatient psychiatric hospital.