Pharmacy Clinical Specialist (ED)

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jun 29, 2022
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $95,243.20 - $147,617.60 Annually USD

Job Description

Position Summary


As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.

We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.


Provides expert, patient specific pharmacotherapy and pharmaceutical care, act as teachers to other health professionals regarding clinical use of drugs and medications, oversee clinical studies involving new or experimental drugs, and direct cost effective use of medications.

Job Requirement

Doctorate in pharmacy from an accredited institution or four (4) years of experience as a clinical pharmacist.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Valid Nevada State Board of Pharmacy License, and eligibility for Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

  • Completion of a PGY2 residency in ED or Critical Care, or
  • Equivalent experience in ED or Critical Care

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Federal, state and county laws and regulations governing area of assignment; federal, state and county laws and regulations related to the compounding, dispensing, storage and use of medications; pharmacy standards of practice; supervisory principles and practices; controlled substance record keeping and reporting; drug indications and drug interactions; compounding techniques; aseptic techniques; physical properties of drugs; mainframe and personal computers; pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; statistical principles and practices; clinical study protocols; human anatomy and physiology; correct grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure; presentation principles; and laboratory normal values; department and hospital safety practices and principles; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; age specific patient care practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.Skill in:
Knowing, understanding and reading patient specific clinical diagnosis and recommending most appropriate and cost effective medication regimen; using a personal computer and application software; applying techniques used in research; preparing and presenting research findings; applying statistical principles; conducting effective presentations; drug preparation and dispensing; reading and interpreting physicians' orders; re-prioritizing work in response to changing situation; handling, disposing and managing hazardous materials; supervising assigned staff effectively; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to sit or stand for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Las Vegas, Nevada United States View Map