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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist (Emergency Department)

University Hospital, Newark, NJ
Newark, New Jersey
Salary Range: $122,640.00 - $178,525.00
Closing date
Jan 9, 2023

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Emergency Medicine
Work Setting
Health System


The primary purpose of the Clinical Pharmacist Specialist (ED) position is to optimize the use of patient medications for all ages and populations through participation in direct patient care rounds, medication order review, medication therapy monitoring, participation in procedures that utilize high risk medications, resuscitation, medication procurement and preparation, provision of medication information, and documentation of associated interventions. Works collaboratively with healthcare team to accomplish departmental goals and improve patient outcomes.


Candidate must possess a Pharm D., or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy with Board Certification in a specialized area. Pharmacy Practice Residency or equivalent is preferred. A minimum of one (1) year of hospital experience with enhanced clinical responsibilities required. Must obtain ACLS and BLS certification within six (6) months of hire. PALS preferred. Must be available to rotate through some weekends.

We don't just practice medicine. We lead it.

BE AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL.  Located in Newark, New Jersey The University Hospital is an independent medical center with 519 licensed beds, an active medical staff of more than 525 and more than 3,600+ employees.  We are a regional resource for advanced care in a wide range of medical specialties.  We are home to northern New Jersey’s Level I Trauma Center and to complex medical specialties such as the Liver Transplant, Cardiology, Neurosurgery, Stroke, and more..

University Hospital is near NYC with easy access to public transportation to and from Manhattan. Convenient parking is available. As one of New Jersey's most outstanding hospitals, we are dedicated to patient care, research, and educating the physicians of tomorrow.

University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit

University Hospital encourages applicants to apply for loan forgiveness programs available to individuals who pursue careers in public service.

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