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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Emergency Medicine

UF Health Shands Hospital
Gainesville, Florida
Competitive + Benefits
Closing date
Dec 24, 2023

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

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Emergency Medicine
UF Health Shands Hospital
Gainesville, FL

Open an exciting new chapter in your career as a clinical pharmacy specialist in the emergency medicine department at UF Health Shands Hospital, a nationally recognized, 1,162-bed academic medical center located in beautiful Gainesville, Florida.

In this full-time role, you’ll work collaboratively with EM provider teams to offer high-quality pharmacy care to patients receiving treatment in our emergency department. You’ll gain in-depth experience working with our extraordinary pharmacy team. You’ll also actively participate in related education and research activities.

University of Florida Health is the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center and part of one of the nation’s top 5 public research universities. UF Health Shands Hospital plays a key role by providing diverse and comprehensive patient care services. We were ranked in the top 10 adult and pediatric medical specialties, and other specialties are consistently ranked among the nation’s best. UF Health Shands is a Level 1 trauma center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and Pulmonary Hypertension Center of Comprehensive Care and Center of Excellence.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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.
  • Supplying drug information and education to medical and nursing staff.
  • Educating and mentoring pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.

Successful candidates should be Florida-registered (or eligible) pharmacists who have graduated from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy with a PharmD and completion of a PGY2 emergency medicine residency or equivalent. Three to five years of experience in a relevant practice area will be considered equivalent to each year of residency training. Applicants who are board-certified are preferred.

We are seeking candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to integrate clinical services and educational activities. Applicants should show knowledge and understanding of general hospital and outpatient clinic operations, including interacting with medical, nursing and pharmacy staff; pharmacy residents; and medical students.

Our clinical pharmacy specialists receive exceptional comprehensive benefits, tuition assistance and generous paid time off to allow them to explore and discover all that Florida has to offer.

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



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