The Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy is seeking a Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist to join the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services unit. The practice site for this pharmacist position is in the Oncology Clinic Pharmacy located in the Outpatient Care Center (OCC) of UI Health. The Oncology Clinic Pharmacy provides comprehensive services to the Cancer Center's oncology clinic patients. The pharmacy is open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm, with shifts varying based on operational needs.
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 https://pharmacy.uic.edu and https://dpp.pharmacy.uic.edu
Duties & Responsibilities
Clinical Pharmacist responsibilities include providing pharmaceutical care (distribution and clinical) for patients seen at the UI Health Oncology Clinic and other clinics. Responsibilities also include verifying and filling medication orders, supervising the preparation of intravenous therapies (including chemotherapy), pharmacy staff development; and coordinating and conducting quality initiatives.
The academic responsibilities of the clinical faculty member (Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) include the provision of didactic lectures and precepting entry level Doctor of Pharmacy students, PGY1 residents and PGY2 residents. Scholarly activities, including presentations and publications, are an expectation as well.
We are looking for a motivated compassionate individual who is a team player, possesses strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrates flexibility and ability to work independently and adapt to a changing work environment; top notch time management and organizational skills, and is committed to excellent patient care.
- Candidates must be licensed or eligible for Illinois licensure as a professional pharmacist. Candidates must be a graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy PharmD program. Candidates must possess knowledge and skills such that they qualify for a non-tenured clinical faculty position with the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the UIC College of Pharmacy. Academic rank commensurate with experience.
- Experience in oncology and infusion therapy practice is highly desired. Completed ASHP residency training and an emphasis in oncology is highly desired.
For fullest consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete application including the names and contact information of three professional references, plus a cover letter of interest and resume/CV by May 26, 2023.
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