Pharmacist Clinical Staff/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Oct 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Provide pharmaceutical care to our heart and vascular patients in our outpatient clinic setting through actively seeing patient during clinic visits, conferring with physicians and other healthcare practitioners to optimize medication therapy and reviewing, and assisting with transitions of care activities. The pharmacist will also provide and document pharmacotherapeutic consultation services during the clinic visits. Provide educational services to pharmacy technicians, students, residents, nurses, pharmacists and physicians through precepting, in-services and/or grand rounds presentations. The pharmacist will also work on develop various policy and procedures to improve the medication process for our clinical spaces. The pharmacist will also contribute to the scholarly productivity of the organization through clinical research and/or publications.

Job Title
Pharmacist Clinical Staff/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Pharmacist Clinical Staff/UKHC - Cardiovascular Team

Department Name
H3330:Pharmacy Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

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Required Related Experience


Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

May include standing for greater than 5 hours at a time and possibly walking several miles per day. May require the ability to reach items above shoulder level and be able to lift up to 25 pounds.


Primarily Mon - Fri; 8am - 4:30pm or during Clinic hours; some weekends and holiday may be required per department need.


Excellent clinical and interpersonal skills; Ability to prioritize and manage time appropriately; Ability to work within a team; Knowledge of inpatient drug distribution and dispensing.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

PharmD degree preferred. ASHP PGY1 residency and/or PGY2 specialty residency preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Pharmacist in the state of Kentucky?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you completed or are you currently participating in an ASHP residency program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience do you have working with advanced heart failure patients (patients who are either American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Stage D or New York Heart Association Class 4 and who DO NOT have left ventricular assist devices and have not received a heart transplant)?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 8 years
    • More than 8 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  4. * Briefly describe your role with advanced heart failure patients. Include details regarding structure of the advance heart failure service, number of patients, duties while on service, and any other pertinent information.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How many years of experience do you have working with patients who have received a left ventricular assist device and/or a heart transplant?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 year, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 8 years
    • More than 8, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  6. * Briefly describe your role with heart failure patients. Include details regarding structure of the left ventricular assist device service and/or details regarding structure of the heart failure transplant service, number of patients, duties while on service, and other pertinent information.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Kentucky Nurses Association
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter


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