Robust benefits package includes health, dental and vision; paid leave; 200 percent retirement match; and tuition reimbursement. Learn more at https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits.
Internal Number: RE30501
3rd shift; 9:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. (7days on/7 days off – shift start times may vary). Includes some weekend and holiday requirements.
Provides pharmaceutical care to patients in an inpatient hospital setting; compounds and dispenses medications upon receiving written (i.e., electronic) orders from physicians; provides supervision of technical staff and confirms the quality and accuracy of dispensed products; maintains inventory and records on narcotics and other forms of drugs; reviews and interprets prescriptions and drug profiles to ensure appropriate drug therapy has been prescribed and drug interactions are considered; and contacts and confers with physicians and other practitioners to optimize drug therapy. Duties may include active participation in patient care rounds, review of patient profiles, and provision of pharmacokinetics.
Strong clinical skills; knowledge of inpatient drug distribution and dispensing; ability to prioritize; excellent communication skills; a team mentality; desire to teach; and motivation are required to excel in this position.
PharmD and ASHP PGY1 residency and/or PGY2 specialty residency preferred.
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UK HealthCare at the University of Kentucky is among the nation's busiest, most active academic medical centers. Our 1,040 licensed beds are spread across the system’s flagship UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children’s Hospital and UK Good Samaritan Hospital, all located in Lexington. In addition, the clinical enterprise embraces a wide range of clinical areas and several multidisciplinary centers, including the NCI-designated Markey Cancer Center.
UK Chandler Hospital includes the only Level 1 Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients and the only Level IV neonatal intensive care unit in Central and Eastern Kentucky. U.S. News & World Report ranks Chandler Hospital No. 1 in Kentucky.
Our Pharmacy Services area is one of the premier programs in the United States. We have more than 800 pharmacists and staff working in a wide variety of settings, including our central hospital pharmacies, ambulatory and inpatient areas, five retail pharmacies and the UK Specialty Pharmacy.
As a team member, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference for patients with challenging disease states, ...as well as to participate in research and be part of a close-knit team of professionals focused on innovation and great patient care.
The university offers a robust package of benefits that includes health, dental and vision insurance; a 100 percent retirement match; and a wide range of optional benefits. Learn more about University of Kentucky employee benefits here: https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits.
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