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Pharmacist Clinical - Critical Care Inpatient

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Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: PRN
Job ID: 148614
Date Posted: Jan 26, 2024

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Flex/PRN pharmacist coordinates and provides pharmaceutical care for adult critical care patients and emergency medicine patients. This person will be expected to be flexible with coverage and available to cover 7 days a week, including day, evening, overnight, and weekend shifts. This person will also be expected to work one weekend per month in the ICU pharmacist group rotation and be included in the ICU pharmacist holiday rotation (pending availability). Experience within the following critical care areas is preferred: Burn, Cardiothoracic ICU, Cardiovascular ICU, Medical ICU, Neuro/Neurosurgical ICU, and Surgical/Trauma ICU. Experience in emergency medicine also preferred.

Job duties:

Manages pharmaceutical care and protocols as a part of an interdisciplinary team.

Responds to all resuscitation/emergency response needs in the adult inpatient areas and emergency department (ED).

Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential or actual drug-related problems.

Provides drug information and education to medical professionals, students, and patients.

Documents interventions and their outcomes for use in drug therapy quality improvement efforts.


Doctorate degree in Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy.

State licensure as a Pharmacist.

PGY-2 critical care residency or extensive critical care experience.

Preferred Requirements

Board Certification in Critical Care Pharmacy (BCCCP)

The pay range for this position is: $50.76 - $76.14 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.  UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

Full medical, dental and vision coverage

Retirement plans to include 403(b) matching

Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank

Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options

Tuition and continuing education reimbursement

Wellness benefits

5 year incentive bonus

Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance

Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment: UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program! UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

UCHealth always welcomes talent. This position will be open for a minimum of three days and until a top applicant is identified.

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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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