The emergency general surgery and trauma ICU clinical pharmacist will provide pharmacy services via rotation through the following services as part of a multidisciplinary team at the University of Kentucky: emergency general surgery ICU, trauma ICU, and emergency general surgery ward. The pharmacist will work as part of the care team in the ICU, and will serve as 1 of 3 pharmacists assigned to this specialty area. As part of UK Healthcare, the pharmacist will have opportunities to precept residents (PGY1, PGY2 Critical Care, PGY2 Emergency Medicine) and APPE students, as well as participate in the education of general surgery residents and Surgical Critical Care fellows.
The Abdominal Transplant Pharmacist will provide comprehensive, patient centered pharmacotherapy in the inpatient and outpatient settings, including therapeutic drug monitoring, drug regimen recommendations and review, patient education, and medical staff interactions. This position will also provide educational services to pharmacy students, residents, pharmacists, physicians, and nurses through precepting, in-service presentations, and didactic teaching at the College of Pharmacy, contribute to the scholarly productivity of the enterprise through clinical research, quality improvement, presentations, publications, etc., and uphold UK Healthcare core values and maintain effective teamwork with pharmacists, residents, technicians, interns, physicians, nurses, allied health staff, and others.
The ideal candidate will have graduated from an ACPE-accredited school/college of pharmacy, completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency (or equivalent experience), completed an ASHP-accredited PGY2 Residency, and must be eligible for licensure in Kentucky.
About University of Kentucky Healthcare
UK HealthCare is committed to the pillars of academic health care—research, education and clinical care. Dedicated to the health of the people of Kentucky, we will provide the most advanced patient care and serve as an information resource. We will strengthen local health care and improve the delivery system by partnering with community hospitals and physicians. We will support the organization’s education and research needs by offering cutting edge services on par with the nation’s best providers.
The vision of UK HealthCare is to achieve national recognition as a Top 20 public academic health center, providing optimal multidisciplinary health care and developing advanced medical therapeutics for the people of Kentucky and surrounding regions.
UK Healthcare is a 1040 bed tertiary care center located in the heart of the Bluegrass in Lexington, KY. The robust clinical services include the Markey Cancer Center (an NCI designated cancer center), the Children's hospital (level IV NICU), the Gill Heart Institute, and many clinics around the city and state. UK Healthcare is a Level I trauma center, TJC certified comprehensive stroke center, comprehensive epileps...y center, an ECMO Center of Excellence, and an active kidney, liver, heart, and lung transplant center. UK Healthcare is Kentucky's #1 hospital by US News & World Report. Pharmacy Services boasts over 300 pharmacists across diverse practice settings from critical care and internal medicine, to specialty pharmacy and ambulatory care.