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Clinical Pharmacist, Adult Acute Care, Critical Care

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 123432
Job Family: Pharmacy Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Rotating 1st and 2nd shift, M-F w/ WE and HOL rotation
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085039629-Acute Care Pharmacy


JOB SUMMARY: The Critical Care Pharmacist provides patient-centered care to patients for adult ICU patients. This position must: provide pharmaceutical care to patients to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes; promote cost-effective drug therapy; provide assistance in educating pharmacy students, PGY1 and PGY2 residents; participate in research projects to improve the outcomes for critically ill patients; participate on Medical Center and Department committees; adhere to the general hospital standards to promote cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building; assist with verification of medication orders and distribution of pharmaceutical products; coordinate and participate in the education of pharmacist and other health care professionals in regards to critical care pharmacotherapy; initiate and/or participate in medication utilization evaluations; participate in the drug therapy management in emergency situations; assist in developing and implementing treatment protocols in order to improve patient care.

Position Highlights 

  • Clinical Pharmacist, Adult Acute Care, Critical Care
  • Rotating 1st and 2nd shift, M-F w/ WE and HOL rotation
  • Winston Campus

What We Offer:

  • Day 1 Health Coverage: Choose from either copay or HSA-eligible health insurance options with coverage starting on your first day of work.   
  • Generous PTO: Accrual starts at 25 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters. 
  • Wellness Incentives: Up to $1,350/year in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program.
  • Parental Benefits: Six weeks paid birthing-mother maternity leave & four weeks paid parental leave for non-birthing parents. 
  • Retirement: Up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions.

How You’ll Impact Patient care:

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Process medication orders and prescriptions from physicians and nurses.
  • Supervise technicians to ensure timely and accurate medication dispensing, optimizing staff utilization.
  • Deliver pharmaceutical care for optimal patient outcomes.
  • Contribute to quality improvement efforts through teamwork.
  • Continuously update and document skills and knowledge.
  • Maintain documentation for compliance with standards and regulations.
  • Set personal goals to support departmental objectives.
  • Provide age-appropriate care following guidelines.
  • Foster a cooperative work environment through effective communication and teamwork.

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a B.S. in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is required.
  • Current state pharmacist license in good standing through North Carolina Board of Pharmacy is required.

Nice To Have (Not Required):

  • Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency and PGY2 in Critical Care or relevant clinical experience is preferred.  
  • Board Certification is preferred. 
  • Previous mentorship of pharmacy residents is preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to patient safety.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced healthcare environment.
  • Possesses strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Takes self-initiative to innovate and collaborate with team members.

Where You Will Work:

  • Working in healthcare in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a rewarding and dynamic experience. This vibrant city is home to renowned healthcare institutions making it a hub for medical professionals and healthcare innovation.
  • As a healthcare professional in Winston-Salem, you'll have the opportunity to provide top-notch care to a diverse and engaged community. The healthcare industry here is characterized by a commitment to patient-centered care, cutting-edge medical research, and a collaborative spirit among healthcare providers.
  • Winston-Salem offers a high quality of life with a cost of living that's lower than in many other major cities. You'll find a thriving arts and culture scene, beautiful parks, and a strong sense of community. The city's commitment to healthcare extends beyond the hospital walls, with initiatives aimed at improving public health and wellness.
  • Whether you're drawn to clinical care, research, or administration, working in healthcare in Winston-Salem, NC, allows you to be part of a healthcare environment that values excellence, compassion, and the well-being of the community. Join us in contributing to the health and vitality of Winston-Salem, where healthcare is not just a profession but a calling.