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Pharmacist Inpatient - Clin II - Critical Care/Emergency Medicine

University of Rochester
Rochester, New York
Full-Time + Benefits
Closing date
Dec 12, 2023

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

Join our team as a Level II Clinical Pharmacist and make a significant impact on patient care at our esteemed academic medical center, recognized as a level 1 trauma center. We are seeking passionate individuals who are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of pharmacy practice and ensuring the safe and effective use of medications. At our medical center, we offer a range of exciting benefits and opportunities to enhance your professional growth and make a meaningful impact on patient care.



Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to guide appropriate medication use, working closely with physicians, nurses, and other professionals to ensure optimal patient care. Drive improved patient outcomes by participating in focused clinical initiatives such as pharmacokinetic consultation and antimicrobial stewardship, while actively contributing to Medication Use Evaluations to optimize therapy. Document clinical activities, interventions, and regularly share your expertise through education, empowering our pharmacy staff and healthcare professionals. Identify and seize opportunities for patient teaching to provide necessary guidance for better patient understanding and outcomes. Utilize your clinical judgment and available resources to approve medication orders, actively contribute to the preparation and dispensing of medications, and supervise our pharmacy technicians for a seamless workflow and accurate medication distribution while ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Problem Solving:

  • Demonstrate proactive problem-solving skills, ensuring thorough resolution of patient care issues through effective communication with relevant staff. Take a leadership role in identifying and addressing patient care problems, avoiding the transfer of issues to the next shift without making reasonable resolution attempts and communicating progress effectively. Engage in problem-solving beyond individual patient cases, actively participating in interdisciplinary teams and contributing to the development or revision of hospital and departmental policies, procedures, and treatment guidelines. Also assume charge pharmacist responsibilities, including coordinating shift resources, resolving staff conflicts, and facilitating communication between shifts. Seek appropriate assistance from supervisors when faced with solutions beyond your expertise or authority.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or Pharm D preferred. Possession of a New York State Pharmacy License. Candidates should have either more than one year of relevant acute care pharmacy experience or have successfully completed an accredited pharmacy practice residency.


  • We provide a comprehensive benefits package that includes a wide range of offerings to support your health and lifestyle needs. Large academic medical center and level 1 trauma center: Become part of a renowned institution that provides exceptional healthcare services to a diverse patient population. Work alongside top-notch professionals and contribute to cutting-edge advancements in pharmacy practice. Opportunities for participation on patient care teams: Collaborate closely with patient care teams, including physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, through rounding opportunities in the intensive care unit, active participation in the care of critical patients in the emergency department, and attending emergency responses throughout the hospital. This allows for comprehensive patient care discussions, interdisciplinary collaboration, and shared decision-making to optimize medication therapy. Pharmacist autonomy: Experience a high level of autonomy in your practice. Utilize your expertise to perform critical tasks such as PharmtoDose Vancomycin and Aminoglycoside dosing, renal dose adjustments, and IVtoPO conversions. Your clinical judgment and decision-making skills will directly impact patient outcomes. Research and QA project involvement: Engage in research and quality assurance projects to contribute to the advancement of pharmacy practice. Take part in meaningful initiatives that improve patient safety, optimize medication use, and enhance the overall quality of care provided at our medical center. Multidisciplinary education: Benefit from a dynamic learning environment where multidisciplinary education is emphasized. Collaborate with a diverse range of healthcare professionals while fostering an exchange of knowledge. Preceptorship experiences: Contribute in developing the future of pharmacy by participating in the training of pharmacy students and residents.

At our medical center, we prioritize your professional growth, foster a supportive work environment, and encourage innovation and excellence in pharmacy practice. Join our team and become an integral part of our mission to deliver outstanding patient care, contribute to groundbreaking research, and shape the future of healthcare.


Apply now to embark on a fulfilling career as a Level II Clinical Pharmacist, where you can make a difference every day!






The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law.  This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.


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