Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Academic Internal Medicine
West Virginia University Hospitals’ (WVUH) Department of Pharmacy has an opening for a full-time Clinical Pharmacy Specialist practicing on an adult Academic Medicine rounding service. Scheduling is primarily day-shift with some weekend and holiday responsibilities. The clinical duties of this position include order verification, responding to drug information questions, medication management, pharmacokinetic consultation, facilitating patient care transitions, patient counseling, and operating under pharmacy-driven protocols. In addition, non-clinical expectations will include student and resident precepting (PGY1 and PGY2), committee involvement, and research/quality improvement project participation. The clinical specialist will also be an active member of the adult Code Blue response team.
1. Completion of a PGY-2 Residency in an applicable clinical field OR;
2. Completion of a PGY-1 Residency AND Board Certified in an applicable clinical field OR;
3. Completion of a PGY-1 Residency AND relevant pharmacist experience OR;
4. Relevant pharmacy experience AND Board Certified in an applicable clinical field
About WVU Medicine
WVU Hospitals, a 720-bed tertiary care academic medical center, serves as the primary teaching destination for West Virginia University’s health professions schools. We are the largest of the 17 hospitals in the West Virginia University Health System, which includes hospitals in WV, OH, and MD. WVU Hospitals, the flagship campus of WVU Medicine, includes J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, WVU Children’s Hospital, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, and the Chestnut Ridge Center for Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry on the same campus in Morgantown. WVU Hospitals provides the most advanced level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states. Our staff consists of highly trained, dedicated professionals who are experienced in the latest techniques and technologies and the art of caring. WVU Hospitals is ranked the number one hospital in West Virginia by U.S. News & World Report, and has received its fourth Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are not only the leader in clinical excellence in the state but also a national leader in innovative ground-breaking therapies and approach to patient care. As an academic health institution, and a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded center, we bring access to the latest in clinical trials and we are at the forefront of developing cutting-edge research.