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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Cardiology

WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Raleigh, North Carolina
Competitive salary + comprehensive benefits package
Closing date
Apr 7, 2023

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

The Cardiology Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for leading and developing cardiology clinical inpatient services for the WakeMed Health & Hospitals health system. This pharmacist provides specialized pharmaceutical services to ensure safe, effective, appropriate, and cost-effective medication therapies for cardiac inpatients. This position will provide direct patient care for high risk cardiology (including CHF, MI, CT surgery) inpatients including comprehensive transitions of care services.  

The cardiology clinical pharmacy specialist position requires a close and effective working relationship with other departments in the health system including the WakeMed Primary Care and Heart Failure clinics. They are responsible for precepting pharmacy residents and students, optimizing formulary management, and completing quality improvement projects.


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 Cardiology or equivalent clinical experience


  • Day shift only, every 6th weekend
  • Optional: Hypertension clinic -- 2 x half days per month



To apply for this position

(1) Email your 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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