Pharmacist Clinical Staff/UKHC
Pharmacist Clinical Staff/UKHCRequisition Number:
Pharmacist Clinical Staff/UKCH - GSH PsychiatryDepartment Name:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$81,328-137,717/yearType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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No experience required.Required License/Registration/Certification:
LICENSED PHARMACISTPhysical 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 25 pounds; and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from use of job-related equipment; and exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, cuts/punctures, and blood-borne or airborne pathogens.Shift:
Primarily dayshift; Monday through Friday; some weekend and holiday requirement.Job Summary:
In this position the candidate will provide pharmaceutical care to patients admitted to the UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital behavioral health adult and adolescent units. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: participating on patient care rounds, reviewing and perfecting medication orders, reviewing drug profiles to ensure appropriateness of therapy, contacting and conferring with physicians and other practitioners to optimize medication therapy, actively participating in all aspects of the medication reconciliation process, promotion of economically conscientious use of medication, and promotion of patient education through group therapy. The Pharmacist will also provide educational services to pharmacy technicians, students, residents, nurses, pharmacists, and physicians through precepting, in-services and/or presentations.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? :
PGY2 Psychiatry specialty residency or equivalent experience preferred.Deadline to Apply:
04/19/2021University 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.