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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Internal Medicine

WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Raleigh, North Carolina
Competitive salary + comprehensive benefits package
Closing date
Sep 26, 2022

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Internal Medicine, Pharmacotherapy
Work Setting
Health System

The Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for providing a pharmacy clinical service by regularly rounding as a member of the internal medicine teaching interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive medication management (CMM).  This pharmacist provides specialized pharmaceutical services to ensure safe, effective, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for adult and geriatric patients. In addition this pharmacist helps to optimize the formulary management system; completes quality improvement projects; serves as a subject matter expert for the pharmacy department; and provides an training and mentoring through experiential rotations.

The internal medicine clinical pharmacy specialist position requires a close and effective working relationship with other departments in the health system as well as with the School of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Residency, and  Medical Residency programs.  They are responsible for precepting pharmacy learners for the internal medicine rotations and  medical resident education. 

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Pharmacy; or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm D)
  • Post graduate year 1 [PGY1] in Pharmacy Practice

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post graduate year 2 [PGY2] in Pharmacotherapy or Internal Medicine Pharmacy or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a pharmacy and medical resident education  

Hours of Work: Day Shift

Weekend Requirements: Every 6th


To apply for this position

(1) Email your cover letter and CV to Shannon Holt at

(2) Go to:


About WakeMed Health & Hospitals Pharmacy Department

WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a 941-bed system comprises a network of facilities, including three full-service hospitals The pharmacy department provides decentralized clinical services to all inpatients and works collaboratively with physicians, advanced practice providers and nurses throughout the institution to provide care to patients with a diverse range of clinical problems. WakeMed Health & Hospitals offers a blend of both structured teaching services with medical residents from the WakeMed Health & Hospital program, University of North Carolina School of Medicine program, and medical students from Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as multidisciplinary rounding services. Services with traditional medical teaching rounds include internal medicine, general pediatrics, and pediatric ICU. Services with multidisciplinary rounds include cardiothoracic ICU, cardiovascular ICU, cardiovascular intermediate care/heart failure, antimicrobial stewardship, and hospital acquired infection prevention rounds.

WakeMed features the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Wake County. As a regional trauma center, WakeMed strives to save the lives of the seriously injured and ultimately return them back to productivity. To do so, WakeMed works closely with Emergency Medical Services, other first responders and surrounding medical care facilities in the first hours after injury to ensure patients have rapid access to the highest level of medical care. The emergency room evaluation, operative care, critical care, acute care and rehabilitative care have all been integrated to optimize survival and provide the best outcomes possible.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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