Applicants will only be considered after successful completion and submission of the following:
Completed application via the UM Careers website
Letter of Intent
Updated curriculum vitae
Clinical pharmacy services are provided throughout the University of Michigan Health System to a diverse array of patients and include clinical pharmacy programs that complement our drug distribution system. Pharmacy Services have been organized to follow a service-line approach in order to better align pharmacy resources and provide the best health care outcomes for patients, which allows pharmacists to participate in teams that coincide with the manner in which care is provided. Clinical pharmacy services offered and required of this position include pharmacist order review and verification, code blue response, pharmacokinetic monitoring and dosing for specific drugs, anticoagulation therapy monitoring and patient education, real-time bacteremia review, parenteral nutrition monitoring, and comprehensive profile review. In addition, pharmacists provide leadership to ensure that the organization achieves core quality performance metrics related to medication management.
Pharmacist Generalists on the Surgery/Cardiovascular Team are expected to cover 2-4 surgical service teams and attend daily rounds, review and verify medication orders, provide dosage adjustments per pharmacy policies for anticoagulation, pharmacokinetic antimicrobials, parenteral nutrition, conduct daily profile reviews, and serve as preceptor for University of Michigan College of Pharmacy IPPE and APPE students.
After successful orientation and training, the pharmacist generalist will rotate through a variety of roles and locations spending approximately half the time as a service based, clinical pharmacist and half the time in a medication distribution role. We offer pharmacy services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, it is expected that this position will include a mixture of morning and evening shifts.
Service Based, Team Pharmacist: Activities include interdisciplinary rounding, comprehensive profile reviews, pharmacokinetic monitoring and dosing, anticoagulation therapy monitoring, discharge counseling, real-time bacteremia review, parenteral nutrition monitoring and nurse/prescriber education.
University Hospital Central Pharmacy Distribution: The first site of new generalist distribution staffing with operational and clinical activities that include order verification, code response, clinical inquiry response, product verification, medication distribution oversight, technician management, Omnicell management, and inventory control.
Other Pharmacy Satellites (Emergency Department, OR, Clean Room, Cardiovascular Center): Activities include central order verification, medication question triage, product verification, investigational drug management, controlled substances management, and functional supervision of technical staff working in their area including completion of job assignments and assuring adherence to institutional policies and procedures.
Pharmacists serve as preceptors for University of Michigan Pharm.D. students including Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs).
Develop and implement quality improvement and process improvements to improve patient care and pharmacy services
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy or equivalent combination of education and experience
Current licensure as a registered pharmacist by the State of Michigan Board of Pharmacy and a Michigan Controlled Substance License to practice pharmacy in the State of Michigan, or eligibility to become licensed within 60 days of employment start date
Able to perform all of the Duties and Responsibilities
Able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability
Demonstrate and apply excellent teamwork and communication skills
Effectively communicate with pharmacy team members, other healthcare professionals, employees, patients and visitors
Accurately and efficiently interpret and process medication orders, labels, and documentation
Other: Ability to perform a variety of manual dexterity movements, including keyboarding and active participation in codes (e.g. sterile product preparation). Demonstrates effective use of computers and applications (e.g. MS Word, Excel, Outlook). Fluency in reading, writing and speaking English.
Ability to meet all of the above qualifications and requirements with or without reasonable accommodation
Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency and/or BCPS certification.
Recent inpatient clinical hospital practice experience including participation in multi-disciplinary rounds, direct patient care and education, and product verification with a range of medications and patient populations similar to those at Michigan Medicine.
Active membership in professional organizations.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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