West Virginia University (WVU) Medicine’s Department of Pharmacy has an opening for a full-time day-shift clinical specialist pharmacist providing care in the specialty area of Cardiology – Heart Failure. WVU Medicine is rapidly growing with a new Heart and Vascular Institute which opened in January 2017. The new Heart and Vascular tower added approximately 114 new beds to the main campus and includes a Heart and Vascular ICU and numerous outpatient clinics. Recent clinical growth includes heart transplant services which began Fall 2019.
This position will rotate between acute and ambulatory care every 5 weeks. Clinical duties include rounding with the inpatient heart failure service, order verification, pharmacokinetic consults, medication management, precepting students and residents, patient counseling, and transitions of care coordination. In addition to working closely with the respective medical teams, this pharmacist will work with the Department of Pharmacy to ensure appropriate patient care.
Completion of a PGY-2 Residency in Cardiology OR;
Completion of a PGY-1 Residency AND Board Certified in an applicable clinical field OR;
Completion of a PGY-1 Residency AND three years of relevant pharmacist experience OR;
Three years of relevant pharmacy experience AND Board Certified in an applicable clinical field
About WVU Medicine
WVU Hospitals, a 710-bed tertiary care center, serves as the primary teaching destination for West Virginia University’s health professions schools. We are a member of the West Virginia United Health System.
The clinical excellence of WVU Hospitals has been nationally recognized (Level One Trauma Center, Magnet recognition for nursing, etc.), and we are widely considered a leading employer of choice for our employee-friendly environment and approach.
WVU Hospitals, the flagship campus of WVU Medicine, includes the flagship hospital Ruby Memorial Hospital, WVU Children’s Hospital, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center, and the Chestnut Ridge Psychiatric Center on the same campus in Morgantown. University Healthcare in the eastern part of the state and Potomac Valley Hospital in Keyser, WV, are subsidiaries of WVU Hospitals, Inc.