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

Job Description

For ALL Pharmacists: Provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care primarily through providing service excellence, clinical services, distributive functions, education, and  a commitment to the department’s mission. He/she shall possess characteristics to successfully fulfill their responsibilities, including effective communication, flexibility, attention to detail, initiative, cooperation, and a high level of knowledge and skills applicable to their area of practice. He/she will regularly profile orders for medications,  monitor patient’s drug therapies, provide drug information, and initiate/modify drug therapy based on medical staff approved policies and protocols. 


Decentralized Float Pharmacist: In addition to providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care provided by all pharmacists, the decentralized float pharmacist will provide services through a decentralized model. The decentralized float pharmacist may not have an emphasis in one practice area, but will demonstrate general competence to provide services in multiple practice areas which may include Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease/Antimicrobial Stewardship, Neonatology, Transitions of Care and/or Surgery. In addition to the job duties of the clinical pharmacist, he/she may regularly participate in interdisciplinary rounds/meetings, provide drug dosing and/or monitoring per hospital policy, and participate in development and revision of policies, procedures and protocols, and medication safety/quality/performance improvement initiatives.  The decentralized float pharmacist will assist with supervision and direction of supportive staff, precepting pharmacy students, pharmacy residents and trainees. 


About Manatee Memorial Hospital (MMH):


Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida, has served the citizens of Manatee, Sarasota and surrounding counties for 65 years. Part of the Manatee Healthcare System, the hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. The 295-bed hospital with over 550 physicians, residents and allied health professionals, offers advanced healthcare services in a caring and compassionate environment. Services include cardiac care and cardiovascular medicine, emergency care for all ages, surgery services — including robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System, a weight–loss program, orthopedic services, outpatient and inpatient radiology and rehabilitation, respiratory care, sleep, oncology, wound care and women’s and children’s services. Manatee Memorial Hospital offers a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for babies with special needs and has the only Pediatric Center in Manatee County.


MMH offers comprehensive benefits such as:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries


Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from an accredited institution or Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (BS Pharm) from an accredited institution with relevant acute care experience.

All: Strong proficiency in computer literacy including but not limited to MS Office, Pharmacy clinical systems (Cerner), and Pyxis technologies

PGY1 Residency/fellowship or three (3) years of relevant acute care experience

Board Certification (BCP)

All: Current Pharmacist License in the State of Florida

All: Knowledge of hospital-based information system, reporting features, and Microsoft Office.     Decentralized Float: Successful completion of competencies specific to specialty areas (Decentralized inpatient units, Emergency Care Services, Surgical Services, etc)


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.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.  We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

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