Clinical Pharmacist - Transplant Services
Job ID: R0027875 | Pharmacy | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
The Transplant Clinical pharmacist provides specialized patient-centered clinical services to the inpatient solid organ transplant population in addition to the outpatient transplant clinic. This position must: provide pharmaceutical care to patients to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes; promote cost-effective drug therapy; promote cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building; assist with verification and dispensing of medication orders; provide assistance in educating other health care professionals in regards to pharmacotherapy; participate in multidisciplinary and cross-service drug therapy management plans; assist in developing and implementing treatment protocols in order to improve patient care. This person must possess the ability to work independently, demonstrate a positive attitude, have a strong commitment to teamwork and customer service as well as strive to consistently improve patient care by working as a cohesive transplant pharmacy team to achieve goals.
  • Provides clinical pharmaceutical care to patients focusing on abdominal, heart and lung transplant patient populations (inpatient and clinic).
  • Enhances the quality of delivery of care.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Pharmacy distributive services.
  • Supports the educational and professional development of the Pharmacy department.
  • Engages in professional self-development.
  • Oversees the daily activities of the transplant transitions of care technician.
  • This position rotates every 6th weekend fulfilling clinical transplant pharmacy services.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $47.00 - $70.50 Hourly


Education: Bachelor's in Pharmacy or Pharm. D Degree required.


  • PGY-1 residency required or equivalent hospital experience; 3 years.
  • PGY-2 transplant residency is strongly preferred.


  • Commonwealth of Virginia State Board of Pharmacy.
  • License required.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider. BLS certification required



Job requires sitting for prolonged periods; Repetitive motion: typing. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull < 20lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

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Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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