The clinical pharmacist at UW Health provides pharmacy patient care services as part of an integrated pharmacy practice model and a member of interdisciplinary care teams. Responsibilities include: interdisciplinary patient care rounds; pharmacist medication histories for all admissions; medication reconciliation; pharmacist discharge teaching and counseling for all discharges; member of the resuscitation team; prospective order review; clinical monitoring; precepting students, interns and residents; lead/participate in quality improvement projects; scholarly activity; oversight of medication use systems; and drug policy development. Pharmacist practice is supported with pharmacy automation, pharmacy technicians, a fully integrated electronic health record, professional development programs and a pharmacist practice advancement and recognition program (clinical career ladder).
Pharm.D. and PGY1 Pharmacy Residency required, eligible for pharmacist licensure in the State of Wisconsin.
About UW Health
University of Wisconsin (UW) Health is an academic health system associated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It encompasses the research, education, and patient care activities that take place at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and within UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority.
UW Heath Authority is a nationally recognized regional health system that includes:
UW Health, a 672-bed* regional referral center that is home to a Level One adult and pediatric trauma center, American College of Surgeons-verified Burn Center, one of the nation's largest organ transplant programs, one of the nation's first certified comprehensive stroke centers and the UW Carbone Cancer Center, one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive centers in the country.
UW Health at The American Center is a 56-bed, community-based health and wellness facility.
American Family Children's Hospital is a nationally-ranked, 111-bed facility with pediatric and surgical neonatal intensive care unit.
The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a 50-bed post-acute inpatient facility, opened in September 2015.
*672-bed count for UW Hospital and Clinics includes 56 beds at UW Health at The American Center and 111 beds at American Family Children's Hospital