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Pharmacist Clinical Staff/Mid/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Pharmacist Clinical Staff/Mid/UKHC
Requisition Number RE32133
Working Title Pharmacist Clinical Staff/Mid/UKHC – Float
Department Name H3330:Pharmacy Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 14
Salary Range $81,328-156,062/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

0 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Licensed Pharmacist
Physical Requirements
This position requires intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, cuts/punctures, and blood-borne or airborne pathogens.
Variable based on scheduling needs, will include day and evening shifts as well as some weekends.
Job Summary
UK HealthCare is seeking a highly-motivated pharmacist for a clinical pharmacist float position with the decentralized clinical teams at UK HealthCare in Lexington, Kentucky. The clinical pharmacist will provide pharmacy services to the assigned team based on scheduling needs and the training/competency of the individual pharmacist. Covered services may include: emergency general surgery/trauma ICU and floor, internal medicine, cardiovascular ICU and floor, neuroscience ICU and floor, pulmonary ICU, and emergency medicine. The pharmacist will make clinical interventions regarding patient education, clinical pharmacokinetic/anti-coagulation monitoring, drug information, cost-effective care analysis and will provide direct patient care through interdisciplinary rounds. The pharmacist will also have the opportunity to interact with pharmacy residents and students. Being within an academic medical center there may also be opportunities to participate didactic lectures or group facilitations at the college of pharmacy and precepting students.

There are a total of three (3) float pharmacists in the group and scheduling is done based on the needs of the teams with the intent of rotating the pharmacists through the various teams and acuity of care appropriate to their training/experience. This includes first shift and evenings with the potential to rotate through a 7on/7off cycle if need arises.

The ideal candidate will have graduated from an ACPE-accredited school/college of pharmacy, completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency (or equivalent experience) at a minimum and must be eligible for licensure in Kentucky. Completion of an PGY2 residency in critical care, emergency medicine, cardiology or internal medicine is preferred. Board certification in pharmacotherapy or appropriate specialties (or board eligibility) is preferred.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Strong clinical skills; knowledge of inpatient drug distribution and dispensing; ability to prioritize; excellent communication skills; team mentality; desire to teach; and motivation are required to excel in this position.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
PharmD and ASHP PGY1 residency and/or PGY2 specialty residency preferred.
Deadline to Apply 05/23/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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