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Clinical Instructor/ Clinical Pharmacist

University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health
Chicago, Illinois
Commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Dec 5, 2021

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Position Type
Staff Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Ambulatory Care
Work Setting
Health System
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The Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy, is seeking a Clinical Instructor/Clinical Pharmacist to join the Ambulatory Pharmacy Services team. The practice site for this staff pharmacist position is at the Wood Street Pharmacy, located in the Clinical Sciences Building at 840 S Wood Street. Our mission is to provide quality health services and promote disease prevention to all in the community of the UI Health System.

Wood Street Pharmacy is open to serve its patients Monday through Saturday. This pharmacy is looking for a full-time team player who possesses strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrates flexibility and ability to work independently, and adapts to a changing work environment. The successful candidate must also possess excellent time management and organizational skills and be committed to excellent patient care.

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 and

Clinical Pharmacist responsibilities include staffing to support day-to-day outpatient pharmacy operations, offering clinical pharmacy services, and participating in positive outcomes in collaboration with the medical providers of UI Health. Responsibilities also include:• Evaluating medication orders for accuracy, contraindications, and drug interactions• Ensuring medications are prepared in a safe manner• Providing high-quality medication counseling• Maintaining medication inventory levels• Supporting an organized pharmacy staff workflow• Resolving insurance issues• Administering immunizations• Communicating with UI Health providers and patients regarding prescription issues• As assigned, completing projects to ensure complex operational activities are met in a timely and efficient manner.

Clinical faculty responsibilities of the position include the provision of didactic and clinical experiential teaching/training in the College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy Program.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

• Licensed as a professional pharmacist in Illinois

• Graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy PharmD program

• Candidate must possess knowledge and skills such that they qualify for a non-tenured clinical faculty position (at the rank of Clinical Instructor) with the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the UIC College of Pharmacy

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience as a pharmacist in a retail/outpatient pharmacy setting

• Advanced decision making, customer service, multitasking skills

• Excellent communication and teambuilding skills

• Bilingual English/Spanish

• Previous experience with Epic Willow Ambulatory and/or Epic Hyperspace systems

• Previous experience with OmniSYS or equivalent Medicare Part B billing system

• Previous experience working in health system setting.

For fullest consideration, candidates must submit a complete application through the University’s online application system (click on link below) by Friday, November 19, 2021.

A letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae must be attached to the online application. In addition, e-mail contact information for three professional references must be entered directly into the online application.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is EOE including Disability/Veterans.

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 portalId=4292&pageId=1411899.

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

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