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  • 20 Mar 2023 2:33 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Pharmacist - Infectious Diseases Outpatient HIV and OPAT Clinic (Full-Time)

    Work Arrangement: 

    Requisition Number:  230024

    Regular or Temporary:  Regular

    Location:  Durham, NC, US, 27710

    Personnel Area:  DUKE HOSPITAL

    Date:  Mar 17, 2023

    Duke University Hospital

    Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.

    In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

    Work Location: Duke University Hospital - Durham, NC 

    Working Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 

    Position Summary:

    • The Duke University Hospital (DUH) Infectious Diseases (ID) Clinic is seeking a clinical pharmacist to support the medication therapy needs of ambulatory ID patients and providers. The pharmacist will work alongside two clinical pharmacists to optimize care for patients with acute and long term infectious diseases, including HIV and HCV. Additionally, this position will support the outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) team to ensure safe and effective utilization of anti-infectives in the ambulatory setting as well as facilitation of inpatient to outpatient transitions. This position will work collaboratively with the Department of Pharmacy, medical staff, and other healthcare workers under the direction of the Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Services Coordinator. 

    Description of Institution:

    • DUH is a 954-bed tertiary care, academic medical center with comprehensive inpatient and ambulatory care services. The Department of Pharmacy provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care with a staff of approximately 450 pharmacists, technicians, administrative and support personnel. Clinic 1K is the ambulatory ID clinic, which provides care to a wide range of patients and medical conditions. The clinic is supported by a strong team of providers who are committed to patient care, quality improvement, and education. The DUH OPAT program improves patient safety by facilitating earlier discharge of patients on intravenous anti-infectives, providing close laboratory monitoring and documentation, and improving communication at transitions of care. Located within the Research Triangle, Duke University and the region offer an excellent quality of life. Additional information may be viewed at 

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Clinical Practice and Medication Management: Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinic

    • Provides clinical pharmacy support for the Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) Program.

    • Participates in clinic and provides clinical pharmacy services and oversight for safe use of medication for patients receiving home antimicrobial infusion therapies, such as:

      • Completes medication reconciliation activities

      • Provides medication counseling/education

      • Interprets pharmacokinetic/therapeutic drug monitoring data and makes dose change recommendations as deemed appropriate

      • Screens for drug interactions, therapeutic duplications, omissions, etc.

      • Monitors patients for therapeutic and/or toxic response to medication

      • Coordinates patient care with inpatient, home infusion, home health, and skilled nursing care teams

      • Ensures continuity of care with antimicrobial therapy

    • Provides clinical pharmacy support for patients with infectious diseases, such as:

      • Antiretroviral therapy and HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis optimization

      • Medication management for HCV

      • Assistance with polypharmacy, complex drug-drug interactions, and medication adjustments

      • Medication adherence support, counseling, and facilitating medication access

      • Participation in penicillin skin testing clinic, including assessment of reported allergies and recommending direct oral challenges

      • Assistance with primary care management for patients

    • Provides study drug management and pharmacy protocol oversight for patients enrolled in research studies associated with the ambulatory Infectious Diseases clinic 1K

    • Provides support to improve safety and to reduce risk to patients treated in the ID programs. Reports events and/or concerns via the safety reporting system. 

    Duke University Hospital Department of Pharmacy

    • Provides oversight of cost-effective use of medications and treatments. This includes risk reduction and correct utilization of resources to optimize care.

    • Provides support to assure compliance with The Joint Commission and specialty pharmacy accreditation standards.

    • Coordinates with Duke Retail Pharmacies and Patient Assistance Program teams to provide seamless medication access to patients. Participates in Specialty Pharmacy on-call coverage.

    • Facilitates prescription fulfillment through Duke Retail pharmacies.

    • Serves as a resource for Duke Retail Pharmacy staff on ID-related medication issues.

    • Proactively assesses and ensures medication adherence and makes appropriate documentation on the inquiry.

    • Provides oversight of ID staff education for critical elements of medication use in patient care and clinical research.

    • Educates medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff about the management, prescribing, and monitoring of ID therapies. 

    Duke University Hospital Department of Pharmacy

    • Maintains familiarity with all departmental programs and works as an integral part of the pharmacy team.

    • Models behaviors that exemplify Duke's core values, including teamwork, integrity, diversity, excellence and safety.

    • Takes responsibility for personal and professional growth.

    • Ability to pursue Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP) designation.

    • Participates in the education of pharmacy students and residents.

    • Participate in the conduct of didactic and experiential training of present and future pharmacists and physicians in principles of antimicrobial stewardship

    • Presents scholarly materials at educational conferences for the ID program and pharmacy professional meetings and organizations (Duke, State/Local, National)

    • Understands and actively participates in the achievement of division and departmental financial goals

    • Develops and participates in pharmacy-related research projects and quality improvement initiatives

    • Provides leadership in developing guidelines, order forms, and critical pathways to improve the care and safety of patients.

    Required or desired advanced knowledge and skills and abilities: Advanced leadership skills, demonstrating progressive degrees of responsibility, the ability to lead projects and people, and to consistently deliver results; proficiency in knowledge translation, critical appraisal, implementing evidenced-based strategies, change management, and teaching; scholarly potential, interest, and participation in academic research; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various members of health care teams; effective analysis of data and processes for opportunities for improvement; ability to manage numerous diverse projects simultaneously through effective priority setting, efficient use of time, organization; knowledge of accreditation standards and regulations related to health care; attention to detail and accuracy; and computer literacy. 

    Required or desired credentials or experience of applicants:

    • Three years of clinical hospital experience and/or completion of a PGY1 residency and PGY2 residency in infectious diseases or HIV required.
    • Licensed as a pharmacist by the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy. 

    Required or desired advanced knowledge and skills and abilities:

    • Advanced leadership skills, demonstrating progressive degrees of responsibility, the ability to lead projects and people, and to consistently deliver results; proficiency in knowledge translation, critical appraisal, implementing evidenced-based strategies, change management, and teaching; scholarly potential, interest, and participation in academic research; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various members of health care teams; effective analysis of data and processes for opportunities for improvement; ability to manage numerous diverse projects simultaneously through effective priority setting, efficient use of time, organization; knowledge of accreditation standards and regulations related to health care; attention to detail and accuracy; and computer literacy 

    Minimum Qualifications


    • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree 


    • With a BS Pharmacy degree, two years of pharmacy practice experience, or acceptable board certification, or completion of an accredited residency program and demonstrated ability to achieve positive patient outcomes in a similar environment is required.
    • With Doctor of Pharmacy degree, no experience is required. 

    Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

    • Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form.
    • Extensive knowledge of drug products, medical therapeutics,pharmacokinetics, and disease states. Ability to work with informationsystems, automated and technical equipment.
    • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various membersof health care teams 

    Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

    Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

    Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department. 

    Nearest Major Market: Durham
    Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

    More Information/Apply Here

  • 09 Mar 2023 11:00 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Infectious Diseases

    The Division of Pharmacy at MD Anderson Cancer Center strives to be the industry leader in providing premier patient-centered care, based on excellence and innovation in patient care, services, research and education. We strive to ensure safe, effective and cost-conscious medication use and to work with our health care colleagues to promote optimal drug therapy outcomes through the development of integrated, quality programs.


    Clinical Pharmacy Practice

    • Develops and/or maintains an active clinical pharmacy practice on the assigned service(s), actively participates in inpatient rounds and/or outpatient clinic coverage, including on-call and weekend coverage as assigned.
    • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to optimize the pharmacotherapeutic aspects of patient care.
    • Manages the medication therapy of individual patients (in collaboration with the healthcare team); develops, recommends, implements, monitors, and redesigns drug therapy regimens to optimize therapy; performs these tasks within the position/professional scope of practice and institutional and department policy and procedures.
    • Manages daily patient medication problems and emergency situations as they arise and documents activities in the electronic health record appropriately (interventions, notes, handoffs, etc).
    • Provides timely follow-up on the clinical effects of the medication regimen with adjustments as necessary to achieve optimal outcomes and documents actions.
    • Provides drug and clinical information to other healthcare professionals.
    • Develops and communicates specific pharmacotherapeutic plans for individual patients.
    • Provides accurate and timely medication reconciliation and updates of medication list.
    • Identifies and intervenes appropriately to resolve potential medication problems of all assigned patients.
    • Evaluates and provides recommendations on pharmacokinetic or nutrition consults as applicable.
    • Participates in discharge planning for assigned inpatients.
    • Proactively assesses patient's financial status and addresses barriers.
    • Appropriately participates in and guides medical staff to comply with institutional standards, initiatives, and guidelines (ABN's, prior authorization requirements, reimbursement optimization, formulary management, REMS programs, drug shortage programs.

    Education and Training

    • Provides effective medication and practice-related education or counseling to patients and caregivers.
    • Provides accurate and timely medication, treatment guidelines, formulary, and other pertinent information to members of the healthcare team.
    • Demonstrates a desire and an aptitude for teaching that includes mastery of the four preceptor roles when teaching clinical problem solving (instructing, modeling, coaching, and facilitating) to trainees.
    • Demonstrates the ability to provide comprehensive and constructive criteria-based feedback and evaluation of resident/student performance including an assessment, identification of opportunities for improvements and an actionable plan.
    • Serves as an effective preceptor for resident, student, and other trainee clinical learning experiences.
    • Effectively precepts other trainee-required experiences including oncology forum, research projects, grand rounds, MUEs, etc.
    • Collaborates with student and residency leadership to coordinate individual learning experiences.
    • Attends and actively participates in trainee learning activities including grand rounds, student presentations, pharmacy pearls, journal club, grand rounds workshops, etc.
    • Provides didactic lectures, in-services, shared student instruction or attends case conference presentations to trainees.
    • Models professional behavior to orient, mentor, and train new clinical staff on patient care services, policy and procedures, and normal operating procedures (in collaboration with the Clinical Manager).

    Clinical Support

    • Appropriately uses technology to facilitate safe and efficient delivery and communication of patient care (electronic health record, mobile devices, lap tops, VPN, etc.).
    • Participates in medication-related processes to assess, evaluate, maintain and improve the delivery of patient care.
    • Actively participates in institutional initiatives to develop, improve, validate and implement research and standard of patient care tools (ordersets, treatment plans, algorithms, patient education materials, etc.) to optimize patient care and safety.
    • Adheres to regulatory/compliance policies and procedures that govern the profession and scope of practice.
    • Completes pharmacy protocol reviews to facilitate the IRB submission processes.
    • Critically analyzes their own practice, experience, medical literature, and other information resources for the purposes of self-improvement.
    • Obtains/maintains required and preferred licenses, certifications, training, and continuing education prior to the deadlines including but not limited to preceptor certificate, pharmacist license, BLS, ACLS, service specific competencies, DTM, sterile compounding certification and process validation (as assigned), etc.
    • Consistently documents and reviews clinical activity/interventions appropriately.
    • Uses professional judgment and language to report safety events utilizing the institutional and federal government systems (UHC Safety Intelligence System, Medwatch, etc.).
    • Consistently models service excellence.
    • Attends and actively participates in committees/meetings (e.g., Division of Pharmacy, Disease Site and Institutional).
    • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Aligns all patient care activities and project work with departmental and institutional policies, business model/needs, goals, and vision.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    Required: Pharm.D degree.


    Required: All of the following: Texas State Board of Pharmacy Pharmacist license within 90 days of job entry.

    Preferred: Board Certification in appropriate specialty area - Board of Pharmacy


    Required: Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY 1) and Residency in the area of specialization (PGY 2). Experience as a clinical pharmacist in the area of specialization may substitute for the required residency on a one to one basis.

    Preferred: Experience as a clinical pharmacy specialist

    Onsite Presence: Is Required

    It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

    Additional Information
    Requisition ID: 154501
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    Employee Status: Regular
    Work Week: Days
    Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 122,000
    Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 152,500
    Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 183,000
    FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
    Fund Type: Hard
    Work Location: Onsite
    Pivotal Position: Yes
    Referral Bonus Available?: Yes
    Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes
    Science Jobs: No
    Debbie McCue, PharmD, BCOP
    Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services

  • 09 Mar 2023 9:50 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist HIV

    Date:  Mar 1, 2023

    Location: Dallas, TX, US

    Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs

    Job Type:  Any

    Requisition ID:  908776

    Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

    The pharmacist role will consist of a hybrid functionality with time spent in HIV (ACCESS) clinic as well as rounding with the HIV Inpatient Consult team. The pharmacist will be practicing under a collaborative practice agreement in the ambulatory setting and will see complex patients for many chronic issues including but not limited to: medication review, diabetes, CV disease, and pain management. 

    Primary Purpose

    Provides specialized integrated clinical pharmacy services for an assigned area. Provides leadership in education and practice of evidence based medication use and optimal patient outcomes. 

    Minimum Specifications


    Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm. D. degree from an accredited school of pharmacy 


    Experience Successful completion of an ASHP-accredited post-graduate year one (PGY1) residency training program and post-graduate year two (PGY2) residency training program or fellowship

    Meets Parkland standards of an ASHP

    -Qualified Residency Preceptor within one year of employment.

    Prior experience working in assigned practice area preferred. 

    Equivalent Education and/or Experience

    May substitute 5 years of relevant clinical pharmacist experience and current board certification if only one year of or no prior residency training. 


    Texas Pharmacist License or eligible for Texas Pharmacist License; must obtain licensure within 90 days of employment.

    Must maintain national certification in any Pharmacy specialty such as Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) certifications in ambulatory care (BCACP), cardiology (BCCP), critical care (BCCCP), geriatric (BCGP), infectious diseases (BCIDP), nutritional support (BCNSP), oncology (BCOP), pediatric (BCPPS), pharmacotherapy (BCPS), or psychiatric (BCPP) pharmacy. New, non-certified employees have a grace period of one year from the date of hire to obtain any board certification in a Pharmacy specialty. If existing certification is lapsed for an existing employee, the employee has six months to renew board certification in a Pharmacy specialty. 

    Required Tests for Placement


    Skills or Special Abilities

    Must demonstrate competency and ability to perform in the desired practice area. Must possess knowledge of drugs, procedure, equipment, common disease states and patient care monitoring within the assigned care areas. Must possess good oral and written communication skills. Must possess good organizational skills. Must have proficient computer skills. Must possess extensive mathematical skills. Responsibilities 

    Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

    Apply Here 

    Contact Information:
    Elizabeth Moss – Clinical Director of Ambulatory Services

  • 08 Mar 2023 6:18 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist

    Full Time Days

    Summary of Responsibilities:

    • Decentralized unit-based Clinical Pharmacists are valued team members working in patient care areas optimizing patient medication therapies by monitoring drug selection, drug dosage, frequency, food/drug allergies, drug- drug interactions and duplication, medication reconciliation and discharge medications.
    • They are a resource for drug information and education for physicians, nurses, and patients.
    • Also, dose medications under protocols.
    • They also round with Intensivists and Hospitalists playing an active role making recommendations for therapies and changes in therapies.
    • They are ACLS certified responding to all Code Blues and RRTs.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Minimum Education: A Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy with 5 years Clinical Experience or Pharm. D. is required.

    Minimum Experience: 5 years Clinical Experience for BSc. or Pharm. D. Rotations. Infectious diseases background or residency.

    Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses: Licensed as Pharmacist in S.C. BLS and ACLS certification required.


    Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
    Tenet participates in the E-Verify program. Follow the link below for additional information.


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  • 27 Feb 2023 8:15 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist Specialist

    Location: Knoxville, TN

    Contact: John R. Yates, PharmD, BCPS (

    Details/Job Description:

    The University of Tennessee Medical Center has an opening to join our pharmacy team. UT Medical Center is a Level 1 Trauma and Academic Medical Center for the East Tennessee Region and beyond. Our pharmacy team covers multiple specialty areas including trauma, emergency medicine, vascular surgery/transplant, general medicine, critical care medicine, infectious diseases, oncology, nephrology, cardiology, orthopedics, neurology, women & infants, and multiple ambulatory care clinics.

    The Infectious Diseases (ID) Pharmacist Specialist will join the current ID pharmacist team. Position responsibilities include:

    • Consistent, robust, inpatient antimicrobial review via clinical surveillance software
    • Maintenance and implementation of new, institutional clinical guidelines
    • Rounding with the inpatient Infectious Diseases consult service
    • Participation and steering in Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee
    • Provide education to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care team members
    • Student and resident precepting
    • Inpatient staffing every sixth weekend; one major and one minor holiday per year

    Plans for expansion of new services or enhancement of existing services include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Emergency Department prescribing and discharge antibiotic review
    • Ambulatory clinic antimicrobial use and prescribing reviews
    • Antiretroviral Stewardship and review
    • Beta-lactam allergy assessment, skin testing, and de-labeling
    • Expanded diagnostic stewardship initiatives with the microbiology laboratory
    • Adherence to expanded 2023 Joint Commission requirements

    Our clinical pharmacists provide quality patient-oriented care, prospectively developing pharmaceutical plans for each patient and ensuring optimal pharmacotherapeutic outcomes. All activities are done in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations with the health and welfare of the patient paramount.

    Requirements: Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy, PGY1 residency training, and Tennessee Pharmacy License (or eligible). PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency or equivalent experience preferred.

    About University of Tennessee Medical Center

    The University of Tennessee Medical Center is a 710-bed, acute care, teaching hospital. It serves the entire East Tennessee region, providing all general and specialty clinical services and carries a Level I trauma center designation, supported by an aeromedical helicopter program. The medical center campus includes the UT College of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Medicine which houses a large Family Medicine Clinic. The pharmacy staff provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week, through decentralized pharmacist teams supported by pharmacist specialists in a wide variety of clinical areas. Additionally, there are satellite pharmacies in the operating room and oncology areas. Ambulatory care is provided via specialty services to the patients in the Family Medicine Clinic, Patient-Centered Medical Home, and the Renal Transplant Clinic, among others.

  • 15 Feb 2023 12:32 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Job title: Lead Clinical Pharmacist - Infectious Disease

    Location Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center; Lebanon NH

    Contact: Robert W. Maloney <>

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


    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH seeks a Clinical Pharmacist Lead to provide comprehensive pharmacy care and leadership for the area of Infectious Diseases (ID). The Clinical Pharmacist Lead consults with nursing and medical staff on prescription orders, patient reactions, and errors or complaints; conducts drug utilization reviews and prepares drug review criteria for medical staff approval; and monitors drug therapies as assigned by medical staff and suggests alternatives.

    This position is one of two Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacist Leads at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital (MHMH) and works in collaboration with the other ID Lead position to support all services and responsibilities below.


    Infectious Diseases Responsibilities:

    1.     Work under the direction of the Inpatient Pharmacy Clinical Manager

    2.     Review patient medication therapy plans with medical staff and other health care professionals

    3.     Serve as resource to pharmacists and other healthcare staff for antimicrobial management

    4.     Perform Antimicrobial Stewardship activities for MHMH

    5.     Collaborate with infection prevention, infectious diseases, and microbiology to optimize antibiotic use at MHMH

    6.     Develop and maintain required programs to meet TJC/CMS Antimicrobial Stewardship requirements

    7.     Develop protocols, guidelines and processes that optimize use of antimicrobials, support evidenced-based, cost-conscious therapy and incorporate pharmacist practice

    8.     Monitor, evaluate and improve existing clinical services in areas such as therapeutic drug monitoring (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides), renal dosing, and employment of IV to PO protocols

    9.     Perform daily reviews of antimicrobial therapy using electronic surveillance software

    10.  Report on pharmacist impact on patient outcomes in ID

    11.  Assist with the management of drug shortages that impact antimicrobial therapy and infection prevention

    12.  Work with other Clinical Pharmacist Leads to advance the pharmacy practice model and oversee and support the clinical activities of staff pharmacists

    13.  Assist with pharmacy staff training, education and competency assessment

    14.  Assist with medication error reviews, quality improvement initiatives and regulatory compliance pertaining to area of specialty

    15.  Develop and precept pharmacy student and resident rotations in areas of ID and Antimicrobial Stewardship

    Clinical Pharmacist Lead Responsibilities:

    1.     Provides comprehensive pharmacy care and oversight of specialty service. Reviews patient drug therapy and care plan with medical staff and other health care professionals. Provides pharmacokinetic dosing and other drug therapy consultations. Manages the pharmaceutical care of specific patients.

    2.     Develops and assesses the clinical pharmacy program/service. Develops new clinical programs and services and evaluates/improves existing programs. Develops and conducts evaluation of programs/service related to performance improvement resource management, clinical and cost effectiveness/quality, prevention and detection of adverse drug events, benchmarking, etc. Develops methods for measuring, monitoring, and interpreting clinical, economic and other outcomes; medication use evaluations; target medication-intervention programs.

    3.     Serves as the Pharmacy departmental liaison for pharmacy, medical, nursing and other health care professionals.

    4.     Serves as the educational resource for the organization within specialty. Provides in-service trainings for pharmacy, medical, nursing, and other health care professional staffs. Addresses the learning needs of the staff in response to emerging drug therapies and new uses of existing drug products. Tracks drugs in development and those under review by the DFA, assessing potential impact on the organization.

    5.     Leads or participates in organizational initiatives that optimize drug therapy management. Identifies drug-related problems and develops practice guidelines, protocols or procedures. Participates in the development of clinical pathways/guidelines.

    6.     Serves as a preceptor for students/residents rotating through specialty practice area.

    7.     Performs other duties as required or assigned.


    • Graduate of an ACPE – accredited School of Pharmacy.
    • 1 year of combined clinical pharmacy/specialty and/or residency experience required.
    • Pharm D preferred.
    • Must have demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision, with the ability to set priorities and make critical decisions.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated interpersonal and team skills essential.
    Area of Interest: Allied Health;
    FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.00 - 1.00 - 40 hrs/week;
    Shift: Day;
    Job ID: 14696;

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  • 15 Feb 2023 9:11 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    ID Pharmacist-South Charleston, WV

    Responsible for the provision of pharmaceutical care at WVU Medicine/Thomas Health through involvement in direct patient care, operational, education and administrative activities, and assumes a leadership role in the profession of pharmacy.

    Responsibilities for this role include:

    • Overseeing daily prospective audit of antimicrobials
    • Assisting in development and maintenance of an antimicrobial formulary approved by the medical staff.
    • Working with the infectious disease service to evaluate appropriate use of restricted antimicrobials
    • Developing guidelines, policies, and other monitoring and intervention strategies for antimicrobial use and streamlining prophylactic, empiric, and definitive antimicrobial therapy
    • Reporting data and findings to the Antimicrobial Stewardship, Infection Control and Pharmacy & therapeutics Committees.
    • Coordinating, facilitating, and promoting education, training, competency assessment and performance improvement of pharmacists, pharmacy residents and other healthcare professionals in the appropriate use of antimicrobials
    • Assist in the monitoring of patients before, during, and after their admission to promote positive clinical outcomes.
    • Serves as a preceptor to pharmacy students


    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy OR Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy. 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    BPS board certification in infectious diseases (BCIDP) is preferred. PGY-2 residency in infectious disease or equivalent experience preferred. 


    Must possess current and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in West Virginia or be license eligible. Licensure must be completed within 90 days of hire. If licensure is not obtained within 90 days of start date, associate will be notified that they will be released from their employment.


    Completion of a PGY-2 Residency in an applicable clinical field OR;

    Completion of a PGY-1 Residency AND Board Certified in an applicable clinical field OR

    Completion of a PGY-1 Residency AND three years of relevant pharmacist experience OR;

    Three years of relevant pharmacist experience AND Board Certified in an applicable clinical field.


    BPS board certification in infectious diseases (BCIDP) is preferred

    Apply Here 

  • 15 Feb 2023 9:07 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship

    Primary Location: Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island

    Contact: Ashlyn Norris, PharmD, BCIDP at

    Position Summary:

    The Department of Pharmacy is seeking a pharmacist specialist whose primary role will be providing infectious disease (ID) focused pharmacotherapy services to hospitalized patients.

     Position activities include:

    • §  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 Micro Rounds, act as a resource to the inpatient ID providers and fellows regarding drug therapy and monitoring
    • §  Education-related activities include:
    • -   Serve as a preceptor to pharmacy residents (PGY1 and PGY-2 oncology & critical care), APPE pharmacy 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

    Reporting Structure:

    The infectious diseases clinical pharmacist specialist reports to the inpatient clinical pharmacy manager and collaborates closely with the Antimicrobial Stewardship Physician Director. Other key collaborators include infectious disease pharmacists, clinical pharmacist specialists, other clinical pharmacists, infectious disease physicians, microbiology and infection control departments. This individual will also interact with other various departments including but not limited to information technology, administration, physician groups, and nurses.

    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 for the ASP. AMS 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 diagnostic initiatives.  

    Additional Information:

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

    Contact:                 Ashlyn Norris, PharmD, BCIDP
    Contact Title:         Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, ID/AMS
    Contact Address:  Rhode Island Hospital
                                  Department of Pharmacy
                                  593 Eddy Street
                                  Providence, RI 02903
    Contact E-mail:

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  • 15 Feb 2023 9:05 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Lead Pharmacist (Ambulatory/Specialty HIV/ID Clinic) 

    If you are a current University Health or University Health Physicians employee and wish to be considered, you must apply via the internal career site. 

    Please log into myWORKDAY to search for positions and apply.

    Clinical Lead Pharmacist (Ambulatory/Specialty HIV/ID Clinic) – Pharmacy (8:00AM-4:30PM)TMC Truman Medical Centers

    Job Location

    TMC - Hospital HillKansas City, Missouri


    Pharmacy - Inpatient

    Position Type

    Full time

    Work Schedule

    8:00AM - 4:30PM

    Hours Per Week


    If you want to work where the action is, University Health (UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. UH is comprised of three campuses: 

    UH Truman Medical Center is located in the Health Sciences District of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital. University Health serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health 1 and 2 buildings. UH 1 is UH’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center and UH 2 is the location for all of our primary care and women’s care clinics. 

    UH Lakewood Medical Center is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families.  UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center. 

    UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Crossroads Building, located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

    Job Description

    The Clinical Lead Pharmacist performs all duties and responsibilities set forth for Clinical Pharmacist. In addition the Clinical Lead Pharmacist provides pharmaceutical care through clinical services, teaching opportunities, general staffing, and staff support within the pharmacy department. They also take part in other areas of practice both within and outside the department of pharmacy to provide direct patient care, pharmaceutical services, education, and research.

    • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree

    • Current Missouri state licensure and in good standing with the Board of Pharmacy, which includes the designation to provide Medication Therapy Services (MTS) as a pharmacist

    • Completed ASHP accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency or equivalent experience in practice area

    • Obtain/maintain Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

    • Become and maintain Board Certification in respective area of practice through the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) within 2 years of assuming position

    Apply Here 

  • 14 Feb 2023 2:29 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Senior Program Coordinator 

    Albany, NY 

    Minimum Qualifications

    A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and four years of program coordination experience in a public health, health, or human services-related program or community-based organization; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and six years of such experience; OR eight years of such experience. The experience must have been contributing toward the development, implementation and/or evaluation of a program, project or other related activities. At least two years of experience must have included supervision of staff and/or program management. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience. 

    This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

    Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor's or graduate degree in infection control, biology, statistics, public health, epidemiology, nursing, or a related field. Certification in Infection Control (CIC), experience using the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), knowledge of infection control policies and practices related to MDROs, experience in outbreak investigation or control. Demonstrated experience writing reports or similar written communication and providing presentations. Work experience in infection prevention and control in healthcare settings, quality improvement in healthcare settings, public health surveillance, healthcare-associated infection surveillance, and/or related public health activities. Experience leading quality improvement projects. Experience with health-related data sets or disease registries and working with confidential data. Experience with information technology and systems used for electronic public health reporting.


    The Senior Program Coordinator will be assigned to the Central Office as part of NYSDOH’s Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Surveillance and Response Program to address novel and targeted multidrug resistant organisms (nMDROs), including but not limited to carbapenemase-producing organisms and Candida auris. The Senior Program Coordinator will work with Senior Staff to oversee and perform complex activities that include working with stakeholders on MDRO prevention and response activities across NYS. This will include supervision of staff, conducting on-site visits to facilities, gathering relevant clinical and epidemiological information, reviewing policies and practices, performing quality improvement, providing training, and coordination of data, preparing reports, publications and presentations. The Senior Program Coordinator will provide education, training and guidance to acute and long-term facilities on infection prevention and control practices for MDROs and will also work to improve inter-facility communication to ensure that it includes relevant infection control information, such as MDRO status. The incumbent will ensure that health equity indicators are incorporated into all aspects of the work.

    Employee Benefits

    Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

    • Health, dental and vision insurance - Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
    • Flexible benefit accounts - Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
    • Generous paid time off - Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
    • Tuition support - Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
    • Retirement Benefits - HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
    • Employee Assistance Program - Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
    • And so much more!

    Conditions of Employment

    Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required. 

    This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access. 

    Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

    Valid and unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 

    HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.   

    HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices. 

    Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans


    Apply Here


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