In this position the candidate will provide pharmaceutical care to patients admitted to the UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital behavioral health adult and adolescent units. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: participating on patient care rounds, reviewing and perfecting medication orders, reviewing drug profiles to ensure appropriateness of therapy, contacting and conferring with physicians and other practitioners to optimize medication therapy, actively participating in all aspects of the medication reconciliation process, promotion of economically conscientious use of medication, and promotion of patient education through group therapy. The Pharmacist will also provide educational services to pharmacy technicians, students, residents, nurses, pharmacists, and physicians through precepting, in-services and/or presentations.
UK HealthCare has several other pharmacist positions open. Visit ukjobs.uky.edu and search for "Pharmacist." For full consideration, please apply separately to every position that interest you.
PGY2 Psychiatry specialty residency or equivalent experience preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent university benefits including health, dental and vision insurance; matched retirement savings; tuition reimbursement for self or family member; and more.
Internal Number: RE27298
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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.
Lexington is a great place to live – it’s family-friendly and easy to navigate and features a low cost of living compared to many areas its size.
In addition to the horse racing, basketball and bourbon Kentucky is known for, we have a rich literary and music tradition, a thriving arts scene, and rolling hills that beckon for hiking, rock-climbing or just enjoying nature. For even more to do, the larger cities of Louisville and Cincinnati are each just over an hour away.
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