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Pharmacist Clinical - Emergency Department/ICU

Company: UCHealth
Location: Arvada
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Job Description:

Will support the evening emergency department and intensive care units (ED/ICU). The person will physically work out of the ED and help with ED needs as well as have specific ICU responsibilities for coverage.

Work Schedule:

  • Part Time, 56 hours / pay period
  • 7 on 7 off with 8 hour shifts that will start at 3:00pm
  • Evenings


ED responsibilities

  • Divide the responsibilities of the ED with the primary pharmacist on the evening ED shifts
  • This could be a division of zones or may be coordinated with the other pharmacist directly to meet the changing needs of the department as the flow of the ED changes for various reasons
  • Will attend evening CDU shift change rounds (approximately at 2000)
  • Will ensure med rec's are done on patients that haven't had these done yet (coordination with PAS as they complete their shifts to help finalize the med rec's necessary)
  • Will assist with inpatient orders for patients admitted to observation status holding in the ED
  • Help with pyxis refills and audits

ICU responsibilities

  • Respond to alteplase alerts for inpatient strokes and frostbites
  • Order verification of inpatient ICU orders
  • Facilitate transfer of patients from ED to ICU
  • Coordination of PAS consults
  • Antimicrobial stewardship activities
  • Manages pharmaceutical care and protocols as a part of an interdisciplinary team.


  • Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited school of Pharmacy.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Pharmacist and any relevant life support certification as determined at position level.


  • Emergency Medicine or Critical care PGY2

The pay range for this position is: $50.76 - $76.14 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Keywords: UCHealth, Arvada , Pharmacist Clinical - Emergency Department/ICU, Other , Arvada, Colorado

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