Universal Health Services (UHS)Universal Health Services (UHS)

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  Emergency Department Clinical Pharmacist is an integrated part of the Emergency Department Team, serving as a resource for toxicology, medication safety, and pediatric dosing.  ED Clinical Pharmacists assists with medication histories, monitors patient’s drug therapies and provide drug information.  ED Clinical Pharmacist will respond to Codes (Code Blue/Sepsis/Stroke/ STEMI), including the preparation of needed medications.  In the absence of the Director of Pharmacy, a clinical pharmacist may be required to assume the essential responsibilities and perform the duties of the Director of Pharmacy.



1.      Two to three year’s hospital experience preferred

2.      Ability to work independently and handle stress appropriately. 

3.      Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule. 

4.      Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions and respond quickly to emergency requests.

5.      Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written), preferably in both English and Spanish. 

6.      Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations that govern the practice of pharmacy

7.      Knowledge of pathophysiology, interpretation of diagnostic criteria, pharmacokinetics and      pharmacotherapeutics

8.      Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.



1.      BS or Pharm.D. from a School of Pharmacy

2.      Current license in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy

3.      Completion of a general 1-year pharmacy residency, specialty residency, and/or fellowship or at least 3 years of pharmacy experience is strongly preferred

4.      Certification by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties is strongly preferred

5.      Must have and maintain BLS, ACLS, and PALS, or obtain within 6 months of hire


EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


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