Clinical Pharmacist- Clinical and Patient Care Services

    Duke University
    Durham, NC
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $50.65 - $59.03

    Job Description

    Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In the fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in the fiscal year 2017.

    U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

    Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

    In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics, and outpatient surgery centers.

    Clinical Pharmacist- Clinical and Patient Care Services

    Applicable Position Description: Clinical Pharmacist

    Practice or research specialty/focus of the position: AdultInpatient

    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 surgery and medicine services, which may include:
    Critical Care Trauma Vascular Surgery

    Internal Medicine General Surgery Orthopedics/Plastics
    • 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.
    Required or desired credentials or experience of applicants: Pharm.D.; 2+ years of practice experience desired; PGY1 or Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred; Licensed or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina

    Description of institution/organization: Duke University Hospital is a 954-bed tertiary care teaching facility offering a broad array of inpatient and ambulatory care services. The Department of Pharmacy provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients with a staff of more than 100 pharmacists and 120 technicians. Located within the Research Triangle, Duke University and the region offer an excellent quality of life, including close proximity to the North Carolina beaches and mountains. For more information on Duke University Hospital see our web page at

    Contact Information: Amanda M. Ball, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, Clinical Manager, Clinical and Patient Care Services, Duke University Hospital. Phone: (919) 681-2758, email:

    Required Qualifications at this Level

    Education: Doctor of Pharmacy Degree


    BS Pharmacy Degree

    Experience: 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.

    Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification: Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form.

    Extensive knowledge of drug products, medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states. Ability to work with information systems, automated and technical equipment.

    Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various members of health care teams

    Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level


    Job Code: 00005079 CLINICAL PHARMACIST
    Job Level: I2

    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 essential job 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

    Posting ID: 556640431Posted: 2020-05-21