Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Solid Organ Transpl

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Solid Organ Transplant

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Regular Full-Time


ICE PTSL Clinical Services IP C

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The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy works under minimal supervision. A Clinical Pharmacy Specialist provides to the department expertise not routinely available in the pharmacy staff. The abilities these individuals have may include a broad background in specific clinical areas (such as transplant and ambulatory pharmacy practice), or the individual may have expertise in specific pharmacy management areas (such as information systems, drug utilization evaluation, or investigational drugs).

The pharmacist will work in all three phases of care: Pre-transplant, Inpatient transplant, and in the Post-transplant period, as needed.


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.









The clinical pharmacy specialist for solid organ transplant will provide consultative assistance

to physicians, nurses, and other staff of the Solid Organ Transplant Team. This position will consult with

physicians on appropriate therapeutic alternatives, monitoring of drug therapy, and provide drug

information to professional staff upon request in all three phases of care: Pre-transplant,

Inpatient transplant, and in the Post-transplant period. Job duties for the solid organ transplant

pharmacist include, but are not limited to:

* Educating patients on the effects, adverse reactions, and drug interactions pertaining to

their drug therapy.

* Participating in formulating professional services and policies regarding drug evaluation,

selection, procurement, distribution, and safe administration practices.

* Participating in the patient selection meetings and multi-disciplinary team rounds

* Providing clinical pharmacy service to the Pre-Transplant and Post-Transplant Clinics

* Evaluating and assisting in reimbursement issues both for the institution and individual


* Monitoring laboratory results that are pertinent to drug therapy management and make

recommendations when appropriate

* Providing clinical services to the inpatient Solid Organ Transplant Team

* Providing staff education programs concerning the treatment of ambulatory patient to pharmacy

and nursing staff

* Understanding and complying with CMS guidelines for Transplant and AST guidelines

* Completing all documentation required by this position.

* Collaborating with the other clinical pharmacy specialists in solid organ transplant on a

daily basis, and acting as the liaison between the solid organ transplant service and the inpatient

and outpatient pharmacies

* Precepting pharmacy students and residents

* Other related duties as assigned.









Minimum Qualifications

Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency and/or at least 3 years of experience working in a clinical pharmacy specialty with direct patient care responsibility.

Certification as a licensed, Registered Pharmacist by the State of Arkansas or eligible for Arkansas licensure.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state... For full info follow application link.


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 3101403

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021

Updated On: Nov 21, 2021