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  • 21 Feb 2024 1:54 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    HIV Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Specialty Pharmacy

    Full time flexible role


    UC Health – Cincinnati, OH


    Justin Campbell (

    Dimple Patel (

    Marisa Brizzi (

    Details/job description and/or a hyperlink to your job posting:

    • Serving patients living with HIV or providing treatment for PrEP through the UC Health Specialty Pharmacy
    • Opportunities to join forces with ID providers, clinic staff, and other clinical pharmacists across the system
    • Maintain accreditation through clinical assessments and management of patients
    • Collaborate with ID providers to optimize care for patients

    For more information or to apply, please click below. 

    More Information/ Apply Here

  • 21 Feb 2024 1:52 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Pharmacist Injectable Service - Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Full time flexible role


    UC Health – Cincinnati, OH


    Dimple Patel (

    Marisa Brizzi (

    Details/job description and/or a hyperlink to your job posting:

    • HIV/PrEP, with an additional focus on mental health and SUD
    • Continue expanding/transitioning patients to injectable therapies for HIV treatment and prevention
    • Help co-manage any mental health or SUD injectables
    • Collaborate with ID providers to optimize care for patients
    • Assist with expansion of services across ambulatory clinics and community partners

    For more information or to apply, please click below.

    More Information/Apply

  • 13 Feb 2024 3:36 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Faculty - Infectious Diseases

    The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy (EMSOP) is recognized on all levels, local, state, national, and international, as providing one of the most challenging, dynamic, and satisfying Programs of Study leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. In concert with supportive faculty and staff, students at the School build a foundation for learning that continues long after graduation. The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration focuses on the clinical and regulatory aspects of pharmacy practice. The mission of the Department is to participate in the preparation of students to provide pharmaceutical care in its varied practice settings. Graduating students are equipped with the necessary skills to adapt to a changing healthcare environment. Students are also provided with scientific fundamentals, ethics, and attitudes necessary to adapt their careers to changes in healthcare over their lifetime. This mission supports the overall mission of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in four critical areas: teaching, practice, scholarship, and service. 

    JSUMC in Neptune, NJ is part of the Hackensack Meridian Health System.  Hackensack Meridian Healthy Jersey Shore University Medical Center is a not-for-profit teaching hospital.  With more than 1,000 physicians and dental staff in 60 specialty areas, JSUMC’s team provides quality care in a patient centered environmentally friendly setting.  Through the hospital’s clinical research program and longstanding commitment to medical education through an affiliation with Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University and Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine , JSUMC serves as an academic center dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, training future physicians and pharmacists, and providing the community with access to promising medical breakthroughs.  JSMUC specializes in cardiovascular care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, cancer care, neuroscience, and urology.  JSUMC infections disease program includes an in-patient consult service and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. The position is a clinical track (non-tenure track) faculty appointment.  Primary responsibilities include a didactic and experiential teaching of pharmacy students, and development of a clinical practice in Infectious Diseases, including teaching rounds, participating in the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, committee participation, staff development, and precepting pharmacy residents.  Service to the community and profession are also components of this appointment.  Opportunities for scholarly activities and research are available.

    Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, and have completed at least two years of residency training or equivalent experience. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of New Jersey. To pre-schedule an interview, please contact Dr. Christine Parikh ( Please note interested individuals should submit a CV, letter of interest, and a minimum of three letters of recommendations to Marc Sturgill, PharmD, Associate Professor and Chair, at (please copy Please submit at your earliest convenience as this is a rolling application process. 


    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation with regard to the application and selection processes (for example, the online application process or interviews) or have any questions about our website accessibility, please call 848-932-3973.

    New Jersey First Act/Residency Law

    Any individual newly hired by Rutgers after September 1, 2011 will be required to abide by the New Jersey First Act/Residency Law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey, unless their position is on the exempt list or they successfully petition for exemption based on critical need or hardship. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire. For additional information regarding this law visit the University Human Resources website at:


    Information regarding public safety at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is available in the annual security report Safety Matters. For each of Rutgers' regional campuses, the report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Rutgers University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. “Safety Matters” is available online at: A paper copy can be obtained at the RUPD headquarters on each campus or by emailing the APS Communications Director at The locations of the RUPD headquarters are: Camden Campus: 409 North 4th Street, Newark Campus: 200 University Avenue and New Brunswick Campus: 55 Commercial Avenue.

  • 09 Feb 2024 12:40 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist/Pharmacist - Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Disease - Toledo Hospital - Full Time – Days

    Toledo, Ohio


    ProMedica Toledo Hospital is one of the largest acute-care facilities in the region. Our 794-bed hospital is staffed by more than 4,800 professional healthcare employees who serve a 27-county area throughout northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. We also have the area’s largest board-certified medical staff, which is made up of more than 1,000 primary care and specialty physicians. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment are a must. In addition, for 15 consecutive years, residents of Greater Toledo have named us the Consumer Choice Award winner in our market. In fact, we’re the only hospital in northwest Ohio to receive this honor.


    ProMedica Toledo hospital is seeking a highly motivated Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases Pharmacist to join an established Antimicrobial Stewardship Team. The Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases Pharmacists works collaboratively with members of the ProMedica and University of Toledo Infectious Diseases teams through daily stewardship activities and key responsibilities listed below.


    1. Assists and supports the development, implementation, and management of clinical pharmacy services.
    2. Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners; recommends evidence-based medication therapy regimens and monitoring plans; suggests appropriate cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
    3. Supports the development and implementation of system-wide treatment guidelines, policies, protocols, formulary reviews and critical pathways as approved by appropriate committees.
    4. Monitors medication therapy regimens for allergies, contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, drug-laboratory interactions, adverse drug reactions, appropriateness of drug and dose and therapeutic duplications.
    5. Provides accurate, adequate and timely drug information to the professional staff. Provides staff and/or system education.
    6. Supervises and instructs pharmacy students and pharmacy residents, if applicable.
    7. Participates in antimicrobial stewardship program.
    8. Prepares and presents medication use evaluations, adverse drug reaction reports, medication errors, and pharmacy interventions summary to the P&T committee.
    9. Supports and participates in the pharmacy’s performance improvement activities including customer service and patient safety initiatives and documents departmental compliance.
    10. Establishes productive, collaborative relationships with staff and community members.
    11. Performs duties of Staff Pharmacist as needed. 
    12. Performs all duties and responsibilities in an ethical and responsible manner.
    13. Supports the department in providing a vision for its direction and embraces the change process to achieve the vision.
    14. Fosters the culture of patient safety by using the error prevention techniques. 
    15. Coaches and facilitates the growth and development of employees within the department.
    16. Communicates effectively orally and in writing within department as well as to all external customers. 
    17. Strives for continuous improvement by focusing on key department systems.
    18. Participates in creating an environment for success through team participation.
    19. Performs other duties as directed.

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from an accredited School of Pharmacy.
    • Skills: PGY1 residency and/or five years of experience as a pharmacist in acute care hospital required. 
    • Years of Experience: 5 years of experience in Antimicrobial Stewardship or Infectious Diseases.
    • License: Pharmacist licensure in current state of practice.
    • Certification: As applicable, must complete GCP and CITI training upon hiring and maintain certification. 


    • Education: Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, Completion of PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency is preferred.
    • Certification: Board Certification (BCIDP), BLS – Basic Life Support 


    Physical Demands: Must be able to lift light materials. Non-material handling of continuous sitting and reaching; frequent standing; occasional squatting, kneeling, walking, and stairs. Must be able to move about and between workstations.


    ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organizational headquartered in Toledo, Ohio.  For more information, please visit

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

  • 05 Feb 2024 2:10 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Inpatient Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Job ID: 47003

    Entity: Rhode Island Hospital

    Location: Providence, RI

    Work Type: Full Time

    Hours per Week: 40.00

    Shift: Day

    Position Description:

    • Provide direct pharmaceutical care services by promoting the safe and effective use of anti-infective agents
    • Coordinate and maintain the antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) program in collaboration with the AMS physician director and affiliate-wide AMS/ID pharmacists. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Conduct daily AMS activities including prospective audit of antimicrobial use, review of all positive blood culture results, respiratory viral panel results, and Accelerate Pheno® results for Gram negative rod bacteremia with real-time intervention and feedback
    • Implement AMS initiatives to promote optimal antimicrobial use and measure impact of interventions
    • Report on applicable AMS metrics, including antimicrobial utilization and identify opportunities to optimize antimicrobial use and patient care
    • Participate in anti-infective/AMS quality improvement projects in collaboration with pharmacy, infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, infection prevention, nursing, and quality
    • Assist in developing and maintaining the anti-infective formulary, anti-infective guidelines and use evaluations, infectious disease related clinical pathways, and order sets
    • Serve as an active member of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Committee and Infection Prevention Committee
    • Ensure TJC, CMS and other AMS regulatory compliance
    • Round with infectious diseases consult service(s)
    • Attend Wednesday and Friday ID Conference and Microbiology Rounds
    • Serve as a preceptor to pharmacy residents, students, and infectious diseases physician fellows
    • Provide didactic lectures to local pharmacy, nursing, and physician assistant schools
    • Provide in-services to pharmacists, providers, nurses, and other healthcare staff on but not limited to AMS, protocols, guidelines, and department initiatives
    • Serve as a liaison between the Department of Pharmacy and Division of Infectious Diseases
    • Maintain competency in the pharmacy dispensing system through participation in practice coverage in the inpatient pharmacy. Weekend rotation is typically every 4th weekend and two holidays
    • Demonstrate ongoing professional development including meeting continuing education requirements, keeping abreast of current literature as it relates to clinical, financial and safety outcomes in the area of infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship
    • Contribute to pharmacy practice and medical community through research project presentations at state/national meetings and/or publication in reviewed journals.  Specialist may serve as a mentor on resident research projects


    • Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy degree
    • Licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of Rhode Island or eligible for licensure
    • Completed an ASHP-Accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency and an ASHP-Accredited PGY2 in infectious diseases or applicable fellowship or equivalent experience
    • Ability to function independently and collaboratively within a team setting. Highly motivated; effective communication, problem solving, and organizational skills required

    ID Clinical Pharmacy Team at Lifespan: 

    We currently have seven Clinical Pharmacist Specialists in Infectious Diseases across the Lifespan System: four Antimicrobial Stewardship/Inpatient ID pharmacists (one specialist at The Miriam Hospital, two at Rhode Island Hospital, and one at Newport Hospital) and three ID/HIV pharmacists at The Miriam Hospital ID & Immunology Clinic. The ID pharmacists work closely as a team and collaborate with one another to ensure optimal transitions of care between the inpatient and ambulatory settings. Additionally, the team works together on projects, guidelines, protocols, and implementation of system-wide initiatives. The ID pharmacists are members of the Lifespan Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee and attend Infection Control meetings regularly at their respective sites.

    About Rhode Island Hospital and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP):

    A not-for profit organization, Lifespan is Rhode Island’s first healthcare system committed to providing patient-centered care. Lifespan health system has five hospitals in Rhode Island including Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Bradley Hospital, and Newport Hospital. Lifespan Hospitals utilize Epic for their electronic medical record system.

    Rhode Island Hospital is an acute care hospital and the principal teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. At 719 beds, Rhode Island Hospital is the state’s largest and only Level 1 trauma and accredited burned centers. Rhode Island Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services including but not limited to oncology, cardiology, diabetes, emergency medicine, neurosciences, and orthopedics.

    The Brown Infectious Diseases division has 34 active providers within the Lifespan system. Rhode Island Hospital includes four inpatient infectious diseases adult consult services: three general ID services (teaching and non-teaching) and one ID transplant and hematology/oncology service. The Miriam Hospital has three infectious diseases adult consult services: two general ID services (teaching and non-teaching) and an immunology/HIV service. Newport Hospital has one ID consult non-teaching service.

    The Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) at Rhode Island Hospital was implemented in 2014 and encompasses a multi-disciplinary approach. The Lifespan antimicrobial stewardship committee includes representation from the Division of Infectious Disease, Pharmacy, Nursing, Infection Prevention, and Microbiology from ASPs across Lifespan hospital affiliates. Prospective audit and feedback (including blood culture review) and restricted antibiotics are core strategies. ASP rounds are conducted daily with the ASP directors at each respective site. In addition, the ASP has a collaborative relationship with microbiology and is instrumental in implementing rapid diagnostics.

    Interested candidates should send an email with a letter of interest and CV to:

    Contact: Emerald O'Rourke, PharmD

    Contact Title: Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Contact E-mail:

    Please click the link below for more information or to apply. 

  • 31 Jan 2024 1:07 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist ASP

    Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT 06706

    Derek Carroll, SR. Talent Acquisition partner,, 413-748-9901

    Position Purpose

    The antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist monitors medication therapy to optimize patient outcomes and oversees and directs the use of antimicrobial medications to ensure their appropriate utilization. 

    What you will do

    • Design and implement pharmacy-based and hospital-wide performance improvement initiatives to ensure appropriate utilization of antimicrobials (e.g., order set and clinical pathway development, antibiotic time-out processes, automatic IV to PO and antibiotic dose adjustments by pharmacy, antibiotic review at transitions of care)
    • Provide ASP performance updates to the Director of Pharmacy, Chief of Infectious Diseases and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, physicians, nurses, and other health care providers
    • Participate in multi-disciplinary antimicrobial stewardship rounds and antibiotic utilization reviews with Infectious Disease physicians
    • Provide expertise on appropriate antimicrobial therapy, antibiotic de-escalation, and dose optimization
    • Develop performance indicators and dashboards for tracking antimicrobial utilization and other Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) initiatives

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Current Connecticut Pharmacist License
    • Advanced degree (PharmD or MS) or equivalent clinical practice experience; PharmD degree and/or ASHP accredited residency (PGY I) preferred.
    • Board Certification preferred
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship experience preferred

    Position Highlights and Benefits

    • Full time 40hrs M-F
    • Great Benefits and Health Insurance Coverage—starting Day One!
    • Career growth and advancement potential
    • Award-winning Hospitals and Departments

    Ministry/Facility Information

    Saint Mary’s Hospital is a Catholic, not-for-profit, community teaching hospital that has been serving patients in Waterbury, CT and our surrounding communities since 1909. From the moment you step inside, you'll notice what makes us different: the warmth and attentiveness of our physicians and nurses, the cleanliness of our facilities, and the way we make patients and their families feel that they are truly being cared for - like a member of our family

    More Information/ Apply Here

  • 23 Jan 2024 2:40 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Grants Coordinator

    The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) seeks a highly skilled Grants Coordinator to lead the organization’s efforts to obtain grant funding by the identification and development of viable proposals for external funding of programs. SIDP is a non-profit association of pharmacists and other healthcare professionals founded in 1990 with the goal of improving the use of antimicrobials. See attached association profile and for additional SIDP information.


    The Grants Coordinator works intimately with members of the SIDP Board of Directors, Education, and Fundraising teams to identify and/or follow-up on grant proposal opportunities that align with the Society’s mission. 

    No relocation is necessary. It is anticipated that the Grants Coordinator works fully remote with occasional travel to support society activities. This is a part-time contract position for approximately 20 hours per week. 

    Responsibilities of the Position

    • Provide training and/or support to contractors/Committee Leadership on how to structure a needs assessment, a grant proposal, what content to include/exclude, and how to collect intelligence that the sponsoring organization is likely interested in seeing in accredited continuing medical/pharmacy/nursing education grants
    • Develop, in collaboration with SIDP Education Coordinator and Board Liaison/Committee leadership, a more robust grant proposal template/standardized language
    • Develop, in collaboration with SIDP Education Coordinator and Board Liaison/Committee leadership, a tracking tool to document grant submissions and track outcomes (Success of proposals as well as any feedback)
    • Develop specific budget templates that are typical for larger, national continuing medical/pharmacy/nursing education programs
    • Develop, in collaboration with SIDP Education Coordinator and Board Liaison/Committee leadership, a more robust approach to determining educational outcomes and tying these in to learning objectives during grant development/grant writing
    • Develop a guidance document/template to facilitate more robust outcomes collection and data submission to funders for post-award reporting
    • Develop and maintain, in collaboration with SIDP Education Coordinator and Board Liaison/Committee leadership, a library of reference documentation, including such information as funding agency requirements and forms, organizational profiles, abstracts and reference literature, and other pertinent material
    • Develop relationships with potential funders and collaborating organizations, making periodic contact to assess upcoming grant opportunities, future grant opportunities or other leads for funding in the field
    • Maintain a list of potential industry and society partners
    • Work with Education Coordinator to conduct needs assessments to identify topics/foci of interest and justify educational programming in these areas
    • Develop and maintain, in collaboration with SIDP Education Coordinator and Board Liaison/Committee leadership, annual strategy document to layout of number of programs and proposals to be submitted based on needs assessment
    • Collaborate with education coordinator to identify educational objectives for proposals/funded programs
    • Write and submit grant proposals in accordance with funder specifications and according to application requirements
    • Maintain knowledge of grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures; disseminates and/or presents changes to Board/contractors and/or Committee Leadership and advises on the implementation of changes, and on the impact of changes on funded operations
    • Maintain a tracking tool to document grant submissions and track outcomes (Success of proposals as well as any feedback)
    • Ensure all forms, documents and reports required by grants are completed and submitted on time
    • Participate in periodic meetings with Education and Fundraising teams to routinely discuss upcoming proposals, status of currently funded grants, and market conditions to inform future proposals
    Follow through:
    • Follow-up with funders for feedback when grant submissions are not selected for funding
    • Collaborate with Education Coordinator to write reports for grant outcomes and submit to funders
    • Provide a monthly status report to the Board, including grant submissions/outcomes tracker
    • Collaborate with Education Coordinator/SIDP designees to submit any deviations to the funder and return any unused funds, when necessary
    • Prepare/submit grant outcomes reports to funders
    • Other potential duties, in collaboration with designated SIDP personnel:
    • Maintain login information for various grant portals
    • Submit grants through funder portals
    • Track milestones for all grant projects, and a timeline for achieving those milestones
    • Track incoming grant payments and ensure they are received/posted (in collaboration with the Treasurer/Affinity Account Senior Executive)
    • Track grant expenditures and dates of disbursements (in collaboration with the Treasurer/Affinity Account Executive)
    • Monitor and coordinate the administration of post-award grants to ensure that  budgeting and administrative policies, procedures, and agency requirements are being followed


    • Commitment to the mission and values of SIDP (
    • Exemplary organizational, interpersonal, communication, writing, and time management skills.
    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, with at least three years of experience developing successful grant applications with a track record of funding and accurate budgets
    • Strong preference will be given to candidates with
      • Relevant healthcare education and/or pharmaceutical industry experience and/or work with non-profit organizations or experience building and maintaining relationships between professional organizations, health-systems, and industry partners
      • Proven work experience as a Grants Coordinator or similar role
      • Proficient with Microsoft Excel/Word software
      • Outstanding attention to detail
      • Problem solving skills and ability to be flexible
      • Project coordination skills and ability to prioritize tasks across multiple projects
      • Experience working in a deadline-driven environment
      • Excellent medical grant writing skills
      • High degree of initiative to work independently and also collaborate in a team environment

    How to apply
    Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, expected hourly compensation range, and contact information for 3 references to Shelley Warnock at Affinity Strategies ( by February 21, 2024.  he cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline the skills and experience related to the position. An online interview will be required.

  • 23 Jan 2024 2:36 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Communications Director

    The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) seeks a highly skilled Communications Director to oversee and manage the image and public perception of our Society through both internal and external communications. SIDP is a non-profit association of pharmacists and other healthcare professionals founded in 1990 with the goal of improving the use of antimicrobials. See attached association profile and for additional SIDP information.


    The Communications Director works intimately with the SIDP Board liaison over the Society’s Communications & Outreach pillar to produce efficient and effective communication via various media for 20 organizational committees and the Board of Directors. No relocation is necessary. It is anticipated that the communications director works fully remote with occasional travel to support society activities. This is a part-time contract position for approximately 20 hours per week. 

    Responsibilities of the Position


    Establish and drive a cohesive, multi-channel communications strategy on behalf of the Society, including but not limited to, optimizing existing processes/methods of communication to maintain brand integrity across all platforms.  

    Project a positive Society image to the public and other healthcare professional organizations. 

    Track engagement across various communication strategies and platforms, as directed by the Board of Directors, and make data-driven decisions. 

    Manage media relations and develop contacts with media members, influencers, and community leaders by working directly with the SIDP Board of Directors and SIDP committees.

    Prepare and manage communications material, in collaboration with respective SIDP committees.

    Create a communications budget to elevate the brand and image of the Society.


    • Work with the Social Media committee to develop visual, audio, and video content that promotes the mission and vision of SIDP.
    • Work with the Website committee to maintain and optimize the SIDP website.
    • Work with the Breakpoints (SIDP Podcast) committee to elevate the reach of this podcast.
    • Work with the Public Outreach committee to develop both patient-oriented and healthcare provider-oriented content that promotes activities of SIDP fostering greater understanding of the competencies and value unique to the infectious diseases pharmacist.
    • Works with the Stewardship, BCIDP, and Education committees to expand reach and success of SIDP’s educational offerings.
    • Develop/maintain powerpoint presentation describing SIDP, current statistics, accomplishments, etc. for use by all members when presenting information to outside individuals/organizations


    • Commitment to the mission and values of SIDP (
    • Exemplary organizational, interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, publications, marketing, or a related discipline.

    Strong preference will be given to candidates with

    • Relevant healthcare experience and/or work with non-profit organizations or experience building and maintaining relationships between professional organizations, health-systems, and industry partners
    • Proven work experience as a Communications Director or similar role
    • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with different communications technologies, including working knowledge of content management systems, HTML coding, and digital graphics production, as well as experience with website, newsletter production, message development, and managing digital content
    • Experience with search engine marketing, Google Analytics, and Google AdWords
    • Emerging experience to leverage AI in the healthcare landscape for effective communication
    • Familiarity with social media platforms and social media marketing.

    How to apply
    Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references to Shelley Warnock at Affinity Strategies ( by February 21, 2024.  The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline the skills and experience related to the position. An online interview will be required.

  • 17 Jan 2024 12:59 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Pharmacist Specialist, Infectious Diseases

    Location: Henry Ford Health – Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

    Contact: Michael Peters, RPh, BCCCP, Clinical Manager

    The Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases supports the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and growth of new pharmacy services in infectious diseases. The specialist is also expected to engage in precepting learners, quality improvement and practice-based research.

    Click here to apply/more information

  • 10 Jan 2024 11:06 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Pharmacist Specialist, Antimicrobial Stewardship

    Location: Endeavor Health – Swedish Hospital; Chicago, IL

    Contact: Alicia Juska, PharmD, BCPS. Director of Pharmacy Services


    Responsible for the development, implementation, and documentation of the antimicrobial stewardship program for the system.  This position, in collaboration with the Antimicrobial Stewardship Medical Directors, the clinical staff pharmacists, and the individual departments of pharmacy at all locations will optimize antimicrobial drug use and outcomes, make an impact on antimicrobial resistance, and reduce costs associated with prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.  Applicant will be directly responsible for quality measures of the stewardship committee, formulary compliance, and staff education specific to infectious disease.  Identifies, recommends, resolves, and prevents medication related problems through the intervention with physicians.  Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel to ensure the timeliness of medication availability.  Follows established policies, procedures, protocols, standards, and regulatory requirements in executing job responsibilities.  Facilitates the development, implementation and maintenance of systems that promote desirable patient outcomes through the use of safe, cost-effective drug therapies.


    It is the obligation of each employee of Endeavor Health to abide by and promote the mission and values of the System to ensure that excellent services are delivered with compassion.

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions, as defined by the ADA, except those that begin with the word "May.")

    1. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patients served.  This includes knowledge of the physical and psychological needs of patients served and the ability to respond appropriately to those needs.
    2. Ensures safe, appropriate, cost effective drug therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures and protocol

    2.1         Directs development, implementation and maintenance of infectious disease related clinical pharmacy services. 

    2.2.        Facilitates the development and implementation of ID related treatment guidelines, protocols, formulary changes and critical pathways as approved and authorized by appropriate committees for specialty area(s).  

    2.3.        Facilitates the identification, resolution, implementation and communication of cost-effective drug use issues in collaboration with the medical staff in specialty area(s).

    2.4.        Supports the pharmacy’s Econotherapeutics efforts.  Reviews the use of targeted drugs for compliance with current pharmacoeconomic programs.

    2.5.        Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners.  Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed in specialty area(s).

    2.6.        Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.

    3. Provides education and information on pharmaceutical care and drug therapy.

    3.1        Provides accurate, adequate and timely drug information to the hospital’s professional and pharmacy staff.

    3.2.        Provides education for physicians and other health professionals as necessary through written or verbal communication, including inservices, newsletter articles, training, etc.

    3.3.        Provides training and education to pharmacists regarding pharmaceutical care and the Econotherapeutics program in specialty area(s).

    3.4.        Prepares and presents drug reviews, DUE criteria, policies and procedures, guidelines, etc. to the P&T committee for specialty area(s) as needed.

    3.5.        Reads and evaluates the medical literature for information supporting the pharmaceutical care and pharmacoeconomic programs in specialty area(s).

    3.6.        Participates in community educational programs (e.g., health fairs, school programs, etc).

    3.7.        Contributes to the advancement of the profession through presentations at local, state and national organizations as deemed appropriate by supervisor.              

    4.Contributes to the quality and effective operation of the health system.

    4.1.        Coordinates policies and procedures for clinical activities (e.g., therapeutic interchange) related to specialty area(s).

    4.2.        Prepares reports on pharmaceutical care and pharmacoeconomic activities financial impact as directed.

    4.3.        Participates in the quality improvement activities of the department.  Collects and analyzes data and maintains documentation of clinical activities related to specialty area(s).

    4.4.        Establishes productive collaborative relationships with physicians, other hospital staff and within the community.

    4.5.        Coordinates the system antimicrobial stewardship committee in conjunction with medical directors. 

    4.6.        Demonstrates quality customer service in all aspects of the job.  Actively seeks to improve relationships and ensure a positive outcome for customer.

    5.  Maintains competency required for current job title/position.

    5.1.        Ensures applicable CE records and licensure are maintained in department files.  Sustains professional competency and promotes development through participation in inservices, workshops, seminars and professional organizations.      

    5.2.        Completes all competency/skills assessment requirements.

    6.           Other duties as assigned          


    1.           Required Education and/or Experience:

    •  Clinical residency with a minimum of two years of clinical pharmacy practice experience required, (or)
    • Minimum five  years of advanced clinical pharmacy practice experience in a hospital setting

    Preferred Education and/or Experience:

    • Pharm D. from an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy
    • PGY-2 Infectious Disease or antimicrobial stewardship certification

    Required License/Certification:

    • Current Illinois Registered Pharmacist License or Illinois Pharmacist Licensure in progress and completed within 90 days of hire. 
    • Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or Red Cross within six weeks of hire into position.


    • Reports to the Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services
    • Work entails leading, assigning work to and following up on the work of others.

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