Clinical Instructor/Clinical Pharmacist, Oncology Clinic Pharmacy

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

Clinical Instructor/Clinical Pharmacist, Oncology Clinic Pharmacy

Hiring Department: Ambulatory Pharmacy Services

Location:  Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1023833

Posting Close Date:  March 10, 2024

About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.

Description:

The Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy is seeking a Clinical Instructor/Clinical Pharmacist to join the Ambulatory Pharmacy Services unit. The practice site for this pharmacist position is in the Oncology Clinic Pharmacy located in the Outpatient Care Center (OCC) of UI Health. The Oncology Clinic Pharmacy provides comprehensive services to the Cancer Center's oncology clinic patients. The pharmacy is open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm, with shifts varying based on operational needs.

The College of Pharmacy at UIC, with campuses in Chicago and Rockford, is the #1 college of pharmacy in the state of Illinois and the #7 college in the US by US News & World Report. More information about the College and Department of Pharmacy Practice can be found at https://pharmacy.uic.edu  and https://dpp.pharmacy.uic.edu. 

Clinical Pharmacist responsibilities include providing pharmaceutical care (distribution and clinical) for patients seen at the UI Health Oncology Clinic and other clinics. Responsibilities also include verifying and filling medication orders, supervising the preparation of intravenous therapies (including chemotherapy), pharmacy staff development; and coordinating and conducting quality initiatives.

Clinical Instructor responsibilities of the position include the provision of didactic and clinical experiential teaching/training in the College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy Program.

We are looking for a motivated compassionate individual who is a team player, possesses strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrates flexibility and ability to work independently and adapt to a changing work environment; top notch time management and organizational skills, and is committed to excellent patient care.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must be licensed or eligible for Illinois licensure as a professional pharmacist.
  • Candidates must be a graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy PharmD program.
  • Candidates must possess knowledge and skills such that they qualify for a non-tenured clinical faculty position with the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the UIC College of Pharmacy. Academic rank commensurate with experience.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience in oncology and infusion therapy practice 
  • Completed ASHP residency training and an emphasis in oncology

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