Pharmacist Clinical Staff/Mid/UKHC

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Job TitlePharmacist Clinical Staff/Mid/UKHCRequisition NumberRE25104Working TitlePharmacist Clinical Staff/Mid/UKHC – Investigational Drug ServicesDepartment NameH3330:Pharmacy ServicesWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level14Salary Range$81,328-137,717/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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0 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Pharmacist

Physical Requirements

This position requires intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, cuts/punctures, and blood-borne or airborne pathogens.


Primarily evening shift; 11a – 9p; Four, 10hr/day staffing model.

Job Summary

Oversee the distribution of all investigational drugs in accordance with UK HealthCare policy, FDA regulations, and other applicable guidelines. Ensure proper investigational drug dispensing including but not limited to: Investigational drug control, investigational drug labeling, disposition of unused supply of investigational drug, monitoring of equipment (refrigerator, freezer, super-cold freezer temperatures), cold chain management, response and recovery plan. Developing and implementing procedures for the proper control and drugs in a wide variety of practice environments (e.g., emergency department, operating rooms, intensive care units, inpatient units, ambulatory care clinics for adults and pediatrics, etc.) and disciplines (e.g., hematology/oncology, cardiology, transplant, infectious diseases, etc.) These procedures include receipt, storage, medication labeling and dispensing, drug inventory management, destruction and other distribution and control functions. Review and maintenance of investigator recordkeeping, drug disposition records, inventory logs, patient dispensing logs, preparation/compounding instructions, door-to-door chain-of-custody, retention procedure, state board of pharmacy requirements, institutional regulations, Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) procedures. Support investigational drug research and assist investigators with training for all staff who will be administering investigational drugs and preparing informational monographs. Drug quality oversight for Drug Quality Study.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Strong clinical skills; knowledge of inpatient drug distribution and dispensing; ability to prioritize; excellent communication skills; team mentality; desire to teach; and motivation are required to excel in this position.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

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

Deadline to Apply11/03/2020University 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. * 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
  3. * Briefly describe your pharmacy experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * 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
  5. * 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)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised?
    • UK Jobs Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Print Advertisement
    • Job Fair
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Other On-line/Media Advertisement
    • A Colleague, Friend, and/or Family member
    • None of the above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Curriculum Vita
    3. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 10/29/2020
    Application Due: 11/5/2020
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