The University of Iowa Health Care, Department of Pharmaceutical Care, is seeking a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Hematology to join our team. This position provides pharmaceutical care services to adult and pediatric patients being treated for hematological conditions (such as hemophilia, Von Willebrand disease, sickle cell anemia, chronic blood cancers, etc.) in the hematology clinic, Stead Family Children’s Hospital, and UIHC Hemophilia Treatment Center clinics. Care for bleeding disorders and sickle cell are provided by care teams that see patients from birth throughout their life. This position provides clinical support, staff and patient education, coordination of dispensing, process improvement, and monitoring for patients receiving specialty medications through UIHC Specialty Pharmacy Services. It 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.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
Current license or eligibility to be licensed as Pharmacist by Iowa Board of Pharmacy required upon hire.
Board certification in applicable area within 12 months of hire is required.
Satisfactory completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency or two years’ experience in a complex multi-disciplinary healthcare environment is required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
Job-related experience with and/ or commitment to service excellence is required.
Job-related experience with and/ or commitment to diversity in the work environment is required.
Immunization certification is highly desirable.
Board certification in Ambulatory Care, Pediatrics or Oncology is highly desirable.
Satisfactory completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY2 residency in Ambulatory Care, Pediatrics or Oncology is highly desirable.
Able to work independently, prioritize multiple stakeholders and tasks, manage details and deliver results in an environment with competing demands.
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with others.
Internal Number: 21001260University of Iow
About University of Iowa Health Care
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a 811 bed comprehensive, university, teaching hospital. The Department of Pharmaceutical Care consists of approximately 130 pharmacists and 150 support staff and provides care to acute, ambulatory and home care patients. UIHC provides excellent flexible benefit options, an exceptional retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and five weeks of vacation.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was recently name in Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best Employers 2015. In it, UI Hospitals and Clinics was named the #12 employer overall and #1 employer in the health care industry category across the country.