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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Solid Organ Transplant

Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Closing date
Jan 13, 2023

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Solid Organ Transplantation
Work Setting
Health System

Basic Function and Responsibility

To work as part of a diverse team to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical pharmacy services in Solid Organ Transplant in both the inpatient and outpatient setting; to ensure and promote the safe, equitable, rational, efficacious and cost-effective use of drug therapy; to provide leadership for Solid Organ Transplant services including developing guidelines and policies, staff training activities, developing quality improvement processes, and to assist in the clinical training of staff, residents and students. 

This will be a full-time, day shift (rotating weekends) position.  There are two positions currently available. The first is designed with a focus on lung transplant with split inpatient and outpatient responsibilities.  Additionally, this solid organ transplant pharmacist will cover inpatient and outpatient abdominal transplant patients up to ~25% of the time. The second position will focus on abdominal transplant with split inpatient and outpatient responsibilities. This position will also cover lung transplant services up to ~25% of the time.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical pharmacy practices consistent with the Health Systems needs and objectives.

Provide pharmaceutical care by: active participation in multidisciplinary rounds; designing, implementing and monitoring patient-specific pharmacotherapy, including pharmacokinetic support, nutrition support and anticoagulation management; and documenting pharmaceutical care activities.

Assist in the development of staff educational and training programs within and relating to the solid organ transplant service line.

Actively participate in the teaching, mentoring, and training of staff, residents, and students from the College of Pharmacy.

Lead drug use projects, cost reduction/management initiatives, and quality improvement activities consistent with the Health Systems needs and objectives.

Individual or collaborative scholarly/research activity is encouraged.

Provide drug information and education to patients and caregivers.

Participate in UMHS committee(s) related to the care of solid organ transplant patients.

Local and National Professional Organization Involvement is encouraged, and access to support for professional development activities is available.

For more information about the UMHS Department of Pharmacy Services, see our annual report a

Required Qualifications*

A Doctor of Pharmacy degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.

A certificate of completion from a specialty residency in solid organ transplant, fellowship, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is necessary.

Experience in clinical pharmacy practice is necessary.

Licensure as a Pharmacist by the State of Michigan is necessary.

Possession of a state controlled substance license is necessary.


Ability to perform a variety of manual dexterity movements, including keyboarding and IV preparation, actively participating in codes.  Fluency in reading, writing and speaking English.


If interested in one of these positions, please apply via the University of Michigan career page:




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