University of Iowa Healthcare has a robust system of both primary care and specialty clinics, with over one million outpatients visits annually. Along with being recognized as one of the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, UI Hospitals & Clinics was listed as the No. 7 employer in healthcare by Forbes. Forbes also named the hospital one of the top 25 places in healthcare for women in 2018. In its inaugural Best Employers for Diversity ranking, Forbes ranked UI Hospitals & Clinics No. 16 overall and No. 1 in the healthcare category.
The ambulatory pharmacist provides pharmaceutical care services to patients seen in specialty clinic areas. The pharmacist provides clinical support, education, coordination of dispensing, and monitoring for patients receiving specialty medications through UIHC Specialty Pharmacy Services. The pharmacist will work with physicians, nurses, pharmacy staff, and other healthcare providers as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. The pharmacist will be present in clinic when patients are scheduled to see the clinical pharmacist and conduct follow-up monitoring of therapy. The pharmacist will communicate therapeutic recommendations to healthcare providers in clinic, coordinate medication-planning activities including facilitation of prescription writing, working with the patient assistance program for prior authorizations and payment concern, and provide patient education and monitoring. The pharmacist also serves as a role-model/practitioner-educator for Doctor of Pharmacy students and pharmacy residents, and carries out clinical practice responsibilities for the Department of Pharmaceutical Care.
Current Specialty Pharmacy Positions Include:
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Adult Gastroenterology with Focus on Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree is required.
Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy practice residency or equivalent experience is required.
Excellent verbal and written skills are required.
Job related experience with and/ or commitment to service excellence.
Job related experience with and/ or commitment to diversity in the work environment.
Current or eligible for Iowa Pharmacist licensure.
Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY2 pharmacy residency in Ambulatory Care or a Certification of Specialty Pharmacy (CSP).
Board certification in area of specialized training.
Experience in a complex healthcare setting.
About University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is an internationally recognized teaching hospital that provides premier multidisciplinary patient care services while supporting an environment for health education programs at all levels and in all specialties. UIHC is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center. An approximately 811-bed comprehensive medical center and regional referral center, University of Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing patient focused care that is available to every person, around the clock, in every environment devoted to innovative care, excellent service, and exceptional outcomes.