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Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor/ Clinical Pharmacist

Employer
University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 17, 2021

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Solid Organ Transplantation
Work Setting
Health System
Hours
Full-time
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Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor/Clinical Pharmacist

University of Illinois Chicago

Solid Organ Transplant

Summary/Description:

The UIC College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking a full time, motivated professionals for the position of Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist who will be assigned to the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System’s Solid Organ Transplant Service.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing pharmaceutical care to patients in the area of solid organ transplant in the hospital and on-site clinics at the University of Illinois Hospital.  The hospital is a 450 bed academic institution located approximately 2 miles west of downtown Chicago. The hospital serves an urban, indigent patient population.  The UIC Transplant Center is a renowned program offering state-of-the-art kidney, liver, kidney-pancreas, isolated pancreas, small bowel, and islet cell transplantation services. 


The College of Pharmacy at UIC, with campuses in Chicago and Rockford, is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #7 college in the US by US News & World Report. More information about the College and Department of Pharmacy Practice can be found at https://pharmacy.uic.edu and https://dpp.pharmacy.uic.edu

Duties:

The current clinical pharmacist team consists of 5 pharmacists who are integral members of the multidisciplinary team. Transplant Pharmacists have been members of UI Health transplant team for over 40 years. They provide comprehensive medication therapy management to all transplant patients (donors and recipients) in both inpatient and outpatient settings. In 2010, the role was expanded to include evaluation of all transplant candidates. Since 2015, transplant pharmacists at UIHealth practice under the Comprehensive Medication Therapy Management Protocol.

Clinical Pharmacist duties includes medication review and reconciliation, medication and dosing recommendations, immunosuppression and infectious disease prophylaxis selection, post-operative management of blood glucose, blood pressure, nausea and pain, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and patient education. The candidate will also be responsible for nurse, physician, and pharmacy staff development; coordinating and conducting quality initiative projects, and developing collaborative treatment and research protocols.

The academic responsibilities of the clinical faculty member (Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) include the provision of didactic lectures and precepting entry level Doctor of Pharmacy students, PGY1 residents and PGY2 residents. Scholarly activities, including presentations and publications, are an expectation as well.

Qualifications:

  • PharmD and PGY1 residency experience required.
  • PGY2 residency in Solid Organ Transplant, or 2-3 years of equivalent clinical experience in solid organ transplant is required.
  • Candidates must present evidence of, or eligibility for, Illinois licensure as a professional pharmacist at time of employment.
  • Highly preferred strong clinical knowledge base; analytical and problem solving skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to consistently meet deadlines; demonstrate flexibility and ability to work independently and adapt to a changing work environment; excellent planning, time management and organizational skills.  
  • Academic rank commensurate with experience.


How and when to apply:

For fullest consideration, submit complete application materials at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID154663 by November 5, 2021. Applications must include all the following: letter of intent and curriculum vitae/resume. Names and contact information of three references must be entered directly into the online application.

UIC is an EOE including Disability/Vets.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

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