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Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Employer
UF Health Shands Hospital
Location
Gainesville, Florida
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Closing date
Oct 21, 2023

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Internal Medicine
Work Setting
Health System

UF Health Shands Hospital
Gainesville, FL
                                                                     

Open an exciting new chapter in your career as a clinical pharmacy specialist supporting our Adult Medicine team at UF Health Shands Hospital, a nationally recognized, 1,162-bed academic medical center located in beautiful Gainesville, Florida.

UF Health Shands Hospital Pharmacy Department is seeking three new clinical pharmacy specialists to provide services on our inpatient general adult patient care units. Clinicians will work closely with interdisciplinary care teams, in collaboration with other pharmacy personnel, to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to our patients. These three specialists will be the first in this role as we implement our brand-new internal medicine pharmacy service. We are excited to welcome new faces as we celebrate the growth of our institution and expansion of our resources.   

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provision of clinical pharmacy services for general Adult Medicine patients
  • Medication order verification for designated patients
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration to optimize drug therapy and prevent adverse medication events
  • Adverse event and medication error reporting when necessary
  • Pharmacokinetic monitoring and consultation
  • Providing drug information and education to medical and nursing staff
  • Precepting and mentoring pharmacy students and pharmacy residents
  • Providing active participation in related research activities

In addition to the above, this position includes eligibility for adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Numerous teaching, research and professional development opportunities are also available.

UF Health Shands Hospital provides diverse and comprehensive patient care services, including a wide variety of critical care, hematology/oncology, pediatric, neurosurgical, cardiovascular and general medicine services. UF Health Shands Hospital’s specialty programs are consistently ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings. Overall, UF Health Shands Hospital was ranked in 10 adult and pediatric medical specialties. UF Health Shands Hospital is a Level 1 trauma center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center. 

Candidates must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and completion of a PGY-1 pharmacy residency and PGY-2 residency (or in the process of completing), or equivalent experience is required. Board certification is preferred. To apply, please visit https://shands.careers.ufhealth.org/ and apply to job ID 96655, 96656, or 96654.


Contact Information: Rubaiyat Zinat, PharmD

Shands at the University of Florida

PO Box 100316

Gainesville, FL, USA 32610-0316

352.265.0404

zinatr@shands.ufl.edu

 

UF Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V and a drug-free workplace.

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