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Clinical Faculty (Open Rank) / Clinical Pharmacist – Emergency Medicine/Medical Intensive

University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health
Chicago, Illinois
commiserate with experience
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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


The University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking a full time, motivated professional for the position of Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing pharmaceutical care to patients in the areas of emergency medicine (EM) and medical intensive care unit (MICU). The pharmacist will be assigned to these areas on a rotating basis, approximately 9 months in emergency medicine and 3 months in the MICU. 

The pharmacist will work from the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) campus located approximately 2 miles west of downtown Chicago.  UI Health comprises a clinical enterprise that includes a 462-bed academic hospital, 26 outpatient clinics and 13 Mile Square Health Center facilities.  It also includes the seven UIC health science colleges.  The hospital and clinics serve an urban patient population. 

The College of Pharmacy at UIC, with campuses in Chicago and Rockford, is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #7 college in the US by US News & World Report. More information about the College and Department of Pharmacy Practice can be found at and

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The new hire will be assigned to provide pharmaceutical care to patients in the areas of EM and MICU on a rotating basis.  The EM hours are Monday – Friday evening shift 6 months per year and 3 months day shift per year.  MICU hours are Monday – Friday day shift. The pharmacists are an integral part of the multidisciplinary teams in each area. The Clinical Pharmacist duties includes participation in multi-disciplinary patient care rounds if applicable, medication review, medication and dosing recommendations, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, patient education, bedside medication preparation, and attending adult and pediatric cardiopulmonary and rapid response events. The candidate will also be responsible for nurse, physician, and pharmacy staff development, and coordinating and conducting quality initiative projects. The academic responsibilities of the clinical faculty member (Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) include the precepting of entry level Doctor of Pharmacy students, PGY1 residents and PGY2 residents.   There are also opportunities to provide didactic lectures and participate in clinical research projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PharmD from an ACPE accredited Doctor of Pharmacy Program
  • Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulations or eligible for such licensure.
  • Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program.
  • Must possess knowledge and skills such that they qualify for an academic faculty position in Pharmacy Practice, UIC College of Pharmacy.  Academic rank commensurate with experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PGY2 residency in critical care or emergency medicine or 2-3 years of equivalent clinical experience as a clinical pharmacist in these areas is preferred. Board certification is recommended Highly preferred strong clinical knowledge base; analytical and problem solving skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to consistently meet deadlines; demonstrate flexibility and ability to work independently and adapt to a changing work environment; excellent planning, time management and organizational skills. 

For fullest consideration, submit a completed application by Mar 31, 2023.  A letter of intent and current curriculum vitae must be attached to the application. The names and e-mail contact information of three professional references must be submitted directly into the application at

UIC is an EOE including Disability/Vets.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment.

Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation


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