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Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy- HIV/ID Clinic

12 Sep 2023 4:27 PM | Anonymous

Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy- HIV/ID Clinic

Charlottesville, VA

Full time

The Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist for HIV and Infectious Diseases collaborates to provide medication management, medication access, and patient education in order to optimize clinical outcomes. This position primarily supports a large multidisciplinary team within the UVA Health Ryan White HIV Clinic. Clinical activities include but are not limited to: 1) rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART), 2) cabotegravir/rilpivirine coordination, 3) medication adherence counseling, 4) complex ART optimization, and 5) assistance with polypharmacy, drug-drug interactions, adverse drug events, dosing adjustments, and primary care management for patients with HIV. Similar drug therapy expertise for General Infectious Diseases clinics is also provided upon request. Education-related expectations include: serving as a rotation and/or project preceptor for APPE students and residents (PGY1, PGY2 Ambulatory Care, PGY2 Infectious Diseases), and didactic lectures/in-services for staff and trainees. This individual will promote UVA Specialty Pharmacy’s culture of caring and communication, which fosters patient empowerment through education and support.

The Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist provides evidence-based pharmaceutical care to patients in the ambulatory clinical setting. The delivery of care by the Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist includes, but is not limited to: designing, implementing, assessing, monitoring, and documenting therapeutic plans utilizing best evidence and most effective and most economical medication treatments; helping to achieve positive patient outcomes through interactions with patients, providers, and interdisciplinary teams in the ambulatory clinical setting. When appropriate, pharmacists who provide ambulatory care services may perform patient assessments, participate in collaborative practice agreements to provide medication management, provide collaborative drug therapy management, order, interpret, monitor medication therapy-related tests, coordinate care and other health services for wellness and prevention of disease, provide education to patients and caregivers, and document care plans in the medical record.

  • Enters prescribing clinician orders into the appropriate computer application. 
  • Processes prescribing clinician’s orders (prescriptions).
  • Oversees pharmacy technicians’ work. 
  • Provides drug information to patients caregivers and providers.
  • Performs pharmacy functions according to Federal State local Health System and Department statutes regulations and published guideline documents.
Position Compensation Range: $52.46 - $83.94 Hourly


Education: Bachelor's Degree required
Experience: No experience required
Licensure: Commonwealth of Virginia State Board of Pharmacy License. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.


Job requires standing and traveling for prolonged periods. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull < 20lbs. May be exposed to chemicals.

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