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Clinical Pharmacist-Adult Inpatient General Surgery - No Experience Required

Duke University
Durham, North Carolina, US
Closing date
Apr 22, 2024

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Work Setting
College / University
At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.

About Duke University Hospital

Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.

Work Location: Duke University Hospital - Durham, NC

Working hours:

* Rotating shifts (days/evenings)

* Weekend rotation

* Night shift work list/on-call

Practice or research specialty/focus of the position: Adult Inpatient

Position Summary: This clinical pharmacist position in the Clinical and Patient Care Services Division provides clinical pharmacy services, including order verification, clinical monitoring, and support of clinical pharmacy and departmental programs. Responsibilities include:

* Maintains outstanding skills as a clinical pharmacy practitioner and consistently demonstrates the value of pharmacy services

* Provides clinical pharmacy services to primarily General Surgery services and associated patient populations

* Provides discharge medication reconciliation and contributes to ongoing hospital and department transitions of care initiatives

* Educates medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff about the management, prescribing and monitoring of therapies used in patient care area(s) of responsibility

* Serves as a resource to the Department of Pharmacy for area(s) of expertise

* Participates in departmental and hospital committees and initiatives related to practice area

* Contributes to student and resident education

* Provides educational lectures and/or participates in research (Duke, State/Local, National)

* Works with peers to achieve division and departmental goals

* Takes responsibility for personal and professional growth

* Maintains familiarity with all departmental programs and works as integral part of the pharmacy team

* Additional responsibilities as assigned by manager

Minimum Qualifications


* Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree


* With a BS Pharmacy degree, two years of pharmacy practice experience, or acceptable board certification, or completion of an accredited residency program and demonstrated ability to achieve positive patient outcomes in a similar environment is required.

* With a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, no experience is required.

* 2 years + of practice experience preferred

* PGY1 or Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

* Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Nearest Major Market: Durham

Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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