Critical Care Pharmacist - Full Time

Critical Care Pharmacist - Full Time

UNC REX Healthcare

Inpatient Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacist - Full Time

Raleigh, NC


UNC Rex Healthcare’s Pharmacy Team has an immediate opening for a highly motivated individual interested in providing patient care to our adult critical care patient population.

This individual will serve as a member of the critical care team, and will provide direct patient care for patients in the MSICU, NSICU, CSICU, and CICU. The Clinical Pharmacist will work in a multidisciplinary environment alongside our inpatient care teams.

The position will provide pharmacotherapy services, medication profile review, response to drug information questions, order verification, problem resolution and distributive functions as needed. This individual will precept students and residents in the PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency programs. This individual will play an active role in the continued development of the Critical Care team. In addition, this person will work closely with other members of the Department of Pharmacy to address any needs that might arise and that require this person’s qualifications and/or expertise.

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Round with the interdisciplinary team and provide recommendations to optimize medication regimens for critically ill patients
  • Review and interpret orders to assure accuracy and appropriateness
  • Assess relevant patient data, in conjunction with prescribed therapies, and make appropriate pharmaceutical care interventions
  • Promote and demonstrate rational, cost-effective drug therapy
  • Provide antimicrobial management
  • Provide pharmacist support to inpatient nursing units
  • Provide drug information to consumers and healthcare professionals
  • Counsel patients and appropriate family members regarding pharmaceutical care issues and lifestyle modifications
  • Direct and supervise support personnel engaged in pharmaceutical activities
  • Adverse Drug Event and Medication Error Reporting
  • Staff education
  • Code Blue participation
  • Precept pharmacy students and residents
  • Respond to drug information requests
  • Protocol and guideline development
  • Participation in research and quality improvement initiatives
  • Representation on hospital or departmental committees
  • Adhere to federal, state, local and institutional policies, procedures, standards and regulations The designation of Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist (BCCCP) or Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and completion of a PGY1 and PGY2 residency or an equivalent level of pharmacy experience is preferred.

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