The University of Iowa Health Care, Department of Pharmaceutical Care, is seeking a full-time Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Neurology to join our team. This pharmacist position works in the Neurology clinic to provide pharmaceutical care services to patients, with a predominate focus on Neuromuscular disorders, Migraine, and other neurology disease states as appropriate. The specialist works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide clinical support, education, coordination of dispensing, as well as medication monitoring and management for patients receiving specialty medications through UIHC Specialty Pharmacy Services. The specialist also serves as a role-model/practitioner-educator for Doctor of Pharmacy students and pharmacy residents and carries out clinical practice responsibilities for the Department of Pharmaceutical Care.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®
The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at: https://hr.uiowa.edu/benefits
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Education and Certification Requirements
A Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree is required.
Eligibility for or current license by the Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners is required.
Board certification in an applicable area or applicable specialty certification within 12 months of being eligible or start date whichever is more applicable
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy practice residency OR 2 years of experience in a complex multi-disciplinary healthcare environment is required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
Job-related experience with and/or commitment to service excellence is required.
Job-related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in the work environment is required.
Satisfactory completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY2 residency in Ambulatory Care is highly desirable.
Active board certification in Ambulatory Care or Pharmacotherapy is highly desirable.
Able to work independently, prioritize multiple stakeholders and tasks, manage details and deliver results in an environment with competing demands.
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with others.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a 811 bed comprehensive, university, teaching hospital. The Department of Pharmaceutical Care consists of approximately 130 pharmacists and 150 support staff and provides care to acute, ambulatory and home care patients. UIHC provides excellent flexible benefit options, an exceptional retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and five weeks of vacation.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was recently name in Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best Employers 2015. In it, UI Hospitals and Clinics was named the #12 employer overall and #1 employer in the health care industry category across the country.