Pharmacist Program Coordinator/UKHC

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Pharmacist Program Coordinator/UKHC Requisition Number RE17503 Working Title Opioid Stewardship Coordinator Department Name H4007:Chief Medical Office Work Location Lexington, KY Grade Level 14 Salary Range $81,328-137,717/year Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education


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No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Pharmacist

Physical Requirements

The essential functions of this position require you to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 25 pounds on a daily basis; stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time; perform repetitive motions; and effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with patients, caregivers, and staff at all levels.


Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. As an exempt level position, additional hours may be required to meet business needs.

Job Summary

The Opioid Stewardship Pharmacy Program Coordinator will serve as a key resource for the development, implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of optimized opioid use and pain management strategies in the UK Healthcare Enterprise. These activities will improve the quality of patient care and patient safety related to pain management and the utilization of opioid narcotic therapy for patients in the UK HealthCare Enterprise. The identification of projects/guidelines will arise from a focus on minimization of inappropriate opioid use and will include prevention of addiction, treatment to end addiction, and harm reduction related to the sequelae of drug abuse. Job responsibilities include: identifying and engaging appropriate multidisciplinary clinical experts to enhance judicious use of opioid narcotics; identifying, tracking, and measuring both process and outcome measures related to opioid stewardship; and developing and executing outreach programs to improve opioid stewardship in the community.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will possess deep knowledge of opioid stewardship.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency preferred. 3-4 years of experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/27/2019 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 obtained your Pharm D?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience do you have practicing as a licensed pharmacist?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 5/15/2019
    Application Due: 5/28/2019
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