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Clinical Pharmacist - Adult Medical/Surgical ICU

WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Raleigh, North Carolina
Competitive salary + comprehensive benefits package
Closing date
Jun 10, 2024

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

Job Details

The Adult Critical Care Decentralized Pharmacist will practice as the clinical lead in the new 9 bed Adult MedSurg ICU at the WakeMed North Hospital. The ICU Clinical Pharmacist will round with a multidisciplinary ICU team to provide comprehensive medication management for adult ICU patients. This position will cover the adult critical care patients as well as stepdown/floor patients. 

The Adult Critical Care decentralized pharmacist provides specialized pharmaceutical services to ensure safe, effective, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients presenting to adults presenting to the critical care units. The Pharmacist provides pharmaceutical services safely, accurately, and timely by reviewing physician's orders, dispensing drugs, and providing drug information to other health professionals, according to established procedures. The clinical pharmacist  position requires a close and effective working relationship with other departments in the health system. Opportunities to precept pharmacy students and residents and work on interdisciplinary projects.

Required Qualifications: BS Pharmacy; or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm D) Post graduate year 1 [PGY1] in Pharmacy Practice

Preferred Qualifications:  Post graduate year 2 [PGY2] in Critical Care or equivalent clinical experience

Licensure/Certification Requirements: Licensed Pharmacist Required

Hours of Work: 7am - 3:30pm (day shift only)

Weekend Requirements: Every 3rd

Call requirements: As needed


To apply for this position

1. Email your CV to Shannon Holt at

2., go to: and apply online



About WakeMed:

Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Women’s Pavilion and Birthplace,  Adult and Children's Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health.

The pharmacy department provides decentralized clinical services to all inpatients and works collaboratively with physicians, advanced practice providers and nurses throughout the institution to provide care to patients with a diverse range of clinical problems. WakeMed Health & Hospitals offers a blend of both structured teaching services with medical residents from the WakeMed Health & Hospital program, University of North Carolina School of Medicine program, and medical students from Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as multidisciplinary rounding services. Services with traditional medical teaching rounds include internal medicine, general pediatrics, and pediatric ICU. Services with multidisciplinary rounds include cardiothoracic ICU, cardiovascular ICU, Medicine ICU, Surgical ICU, Neuro ICU, cardiovascular intermediate care/heart failure, antimicrobial stewardship, and hospital acquired infection prevention rounds.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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