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Clinical Faculty (open rank)/Clinical Pharmacist

Employer
University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Sep 28, 2023

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

The UIC College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice is seeking three full time, motivated professionals for the position of Clinical Faculty (Open Rank)/Clinical Pharmacist. These positions  will be assigned to UI Health’s Internal Medicine or Surgery services.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing pharmaceutical care to patients in the areas of internal medicine or surgery in the hospital at the University of Illinois Hospital.  The hospital is a 450-bed academic institution located approximately 2 miles west of downtown Chicago. The hospital serves an urban, indigent 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 https://pharmacy.uic.edu and https://dpp.pharmacy.uic.edu.

Duties:
The clinical faculty/clinical pharmacists are integral members of the Internal Medicine and Surgery multidisciplinary teams. Positions available include  teaching-based Internal Medicine Service, hospitalist-based Internal Medicine Service (including 1yr post solid organ transplant patients) and Surgical Services (including SICU).  Candidates may indicate in their letter of intent if they prefer to be considered for one area or for all three positions.  The new hire will be assigned to one team to provide comprehensive medication therapy management primarily dayshift Monday – Friday.  The clinical pharmacist duties include attending daily rounds, medication profile review, identifying medication related problems, evidence-based medication and dosing recommendations, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, patient education, and attending rapid response team calls. The candidate will also be responsible for nurse, physician, and pharmacy staff development; coordinating and conducting quality initiative projects and developing collaborative treatment and research protocols.

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. Academic rank commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PharmD degree from an ACPE accredited Doctor of Pharmacy Program.
  • Must present evidence of, or eligibility for, Illinois licensure as a professional pharmacist by start date.
  • Completion of Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) residency required.
  • Must possess knowledge and skills such that they qualify for a non-tenured clinical faculty position within the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the UIC College of Pharmacy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) Specialty residency, Fellowship, or 3 years of experience in the specialty area.
  • 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

How and when to apply:

For fullest consideration, submit a completed on-line application, 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.

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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