Pharmacy Education Specialist - Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist - Greenville, NC

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942120

Vidant Medical Center

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

The Pharmacy Education Specialist collaborates with pharmacy department leadership to support staff education and training and provides clinical pharmacy services to internal medicine patients at Vidant Medical Center. This is a split-funded position with Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) with the candidate holding a non-tenure track appointment with the College. The position includes pharmacotherapeutic instruction to CPHS students by directing the internal medicine clerkship at Vidant Medical Center (VMC).  Additional responsibilities for CPHS may include didactic lectures and committee involvement. This position will also include precepting of VMC PGY-1 residents on their Internal Medicine rotation.

Clinical responsibilities include participation in teaching rounds Monday – Friday, being an active member of the adult medicine teaching team(s) and contributing to the Internal Medicine Program and the VMC Department of Pharmacy Services. This position will be accountable for the safety and quality of pharmacy services for assigned population: providing proactive drug therapy recommendations, critical assessment of all medication orders, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic drug optimization, prevention of adverse events and providing drug information to physicians and other health care providers. There will be also opportunities for participation in clinical research, quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives in the pharmacy department.

Minimum Requirements

  • Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Must be a licensed Pharmacist in the state of NC within 30 days of hire.
  • Completion of a PGY1 residency.
  • Completion of PGY2 residency in internal medicine, family medicine, or related academic training. Greater than 5 years' experience in relevant acute care setting may be considered as substitution for PGY2.

Preferred Requirements

  • Related Work Experience 1 to 3 years
  • Experience in acute care setting with adult medicine services
  • Pharmacy student and resident precepting experience preferred
  • Clinical outcomes research experience preferred
  • ACLS preferred

Other Information

Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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