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Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist, Clinical Care Center, Specialty Pharmacy Services

University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health
Chicago, Illinois
commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 31, 2023

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Ambulatory Care
Work Setting
College / University, 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 who will be assigned to the Specialty Pharmacy Services team at our Wood Street Pharmacy location. Wood Street Pharmacy is an accredited specialty pharmacy through Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) and Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).

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 of pharmacy in the US by US News & World Report. More information about the
College and Department of Pharmacy Practice can be found at and

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.


Clinical Pharmacist responsibilities include providing clinical pharmacy services to patients seen at the University
of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System and Wood Street Pharmacy Specialty Pharmacy Services. The
selected individual will implement the specialty pharmacy patient management program to ensure patient access
to specialty medications. This service is based in the specialty pharmacy call center in Wood Street Pharmacy with
a team of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students. Duties include developing and
documenting specialty pharmacy care plans, performing treatment initiations, providing patient education and
training, performing and documenting clinical interventions such as adverse event management and adherence
management, monitoring treatment outcomes, communicating with clinic providers, and documenting in the
electronic medical record. Clinic responsibilities include direct patient management and oversight in a designated
outpatient specialty clinic.


Minimum Required Qualifications:
Candidates must present evidence of, or eligibility for, Illinois licensure as a professional pharmacist at time of employment.
Candidates must be a graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy PharmD program.
Candidates must have completed an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency training.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledgeable to resolve medication related problems and/or insurance issues.
Experience in specialty pharmacy and ambulatory care pharmacy setting.
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.
Academic rank commensurate with experience.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. 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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