Clinical Pharmacist - Internal Medicine (Full-Time/Evenings)
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 229486
Duke University Hospital
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Work Location: Duke University Hospital - Durham, NC
7 days ON / 7 days OFF
Practice or research specialty/focus of the position: AdultInpatient Internal Medicine Areas
Position Summary: This clinical pharmacist position in the Clinical and Patient Care Services Division provides clinical pharmacy services, including order verification, clinical monitoring, and support of clinical pharmacy and departmental programs. Responsibilities include:
Maintains outstanding skills as a clinical pharmacy practitioner and consistently demonstrates the value of pharmacy services.
Provides clinical pharmacy services to primarily General Medicine services and associated patient populations
Educates medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff about the management, prescribing and monitoring of therapies used in patient care area(s) of responsibility.
Serves as a resource to the Department of Pharmacy for area(s) of expertise.
Participates in departmental and hospital committees and initiatives related to practice area.
Contributes to student and resident education.
Provides educational lectures and/or participates in research (Duke, State/Local, National).
Works with peers to achieve division and departmental goals.
Takes responsibility for personal and professional growth.
Maintains familiarity with all departmental programs and works as integral part of the pharmacy team.
Additional responsibilities as assigned by Manager
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form.
Extensive knowledge of drug products, medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states. Ability to work with information systems, automated and technical equipment.
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various members of health care teams
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree
With a BS Pharmacy degree, two years of pharmacy practice experience, or acceptable board certification, or completion of an accredited residency program and demonstrated ability to achieve positive patient outcomes in a similar environment is required.
With Doctor of Pharmacy degree, no experience is required.
PGY1 or Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred
PGY2 Residency training or experience in Internal Medicine is desired
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina
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