The starting pay for this position was recently adjusted. The minimum salary for this position will now be $104,697/year. All pay rates will be based on candidate’s experience.
Internal Number: 433257
Kentucky Children’s Hospital – Provides Pharmaceutical Care to pediatric and obstetric patients in an inpatient hospital and infusion care center settings. Contacts and confers with physicians and other practitioners to optimize drug therapy. Includes active participation on patient care rounds, medication reconciliation, patient education, review of patient profiles, therapeutic drug monitoring, utilizing pharmacist authority, responding to pediatric emergencies, etc. Precepts residents and students on various rotations. Reviews, interprets, and verifies written and electronic orders to ensure appropriate drug therapy has been prescribed for admitted patients. Provides direction and supervision of technical staff and pharmacy interns, and confirms the quality and accuracy of dispensed products. Maintains inventory and records of narcotics and other forms of drugs.
PharmD and ASHP PGY1 residency and/or PGY2 specialty residency preferred.
UKHealthcare is a 1040 bed tertiary care center located in the heart of the Bluegrass in Lexington, KY. It serves as a primary care center for the citizens of Kentucky (#1 hospital in KY by US News & World Report) and includes services such as a Level 1 Trauma Center, TJC certified comprehensive stroke and epilepsy centers, an ECMO Center of Excellence, and active kidney, liver, heart, and lung transplant centers. The Department of Pharmacy is composed of over 300 pharmacists within practice settings ranging from Critical Care, Internal Medicine, and Transplant to Infusion Centers, Retail Pharmacy, and Specialty Pharmacy. Pharmacy service integration across the enterprise provides pharmacy residents countless opportunities to advance patient care and facilitate service growth.
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.