PGY1 residency training or 2 - 3 years of Clinical Hospital Experience preferred.
Licensed Pharmacist or License Eligible in Kentucky.
May require standing or sitting for > 5 hrs at a time.
Varies - 7 days/week - provides coverage for days off and vacation leaves; Shifts vary based on department need.
In this position the candidate will provide pharmaceutical care to patients admitted to the UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital. Responsibilities include: reviewing and perfecting medication orders, reviewing drug profiles to ensure appropriateness of therapy and contacting and conferring with physicians and other practitioners to optimize medication therapy. Actively participating in all aspects of the medication reconciliation process and promotion of economically conscientious use of medication. Daily activities may include active participation on patient care rounds, review of patient profiles, and provision of pharmacokinetic evaluation of therapeutic regimens.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Knowledge of inpatient hospital pharmacy practice; Strong clinical skills; Ability to prioritize.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
PGY1 residency preferred; or equivalent 2 - 3 years for Clinical Hospital Experience highly preferred.
Deadline to Apply
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Are you licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Pharmacist in the state of Kentucky?