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Clinical Transplant Pharmacist

St Joseph Hospital & Medical Center Phoenix, Arizona

The posted compensation range of $56.83 - $82.40 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-331229 Employment Type Full Time Department Transplant Administration Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday-Friday 08:00-5:00PM Remote No Category Pharmacy

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Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona,St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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Job Description

Pharmacy Clinical Specialist in Solid Organ Transplant with Abdominal Organ focus

The Solid Organ Transplant Kidney/Liver Clinical Specialist is responsible for the delivery and documentation of pharmaceutical care provided to patients throughout the medication use process (selecting, prescribing, dispensing, administration and monitoring of medications).  The Clinical Specialist provides clinical direction for the pharmacy and acts as a pharmacy liaison. The pharmacist in this position actively participates in inpatient rounding and outpatient clinic services, drug therapy management, and research/ quality improvement activities. 

This position would focus on the kidney/liver inpatient and outpatient service with cross coverage of the thoracic lung transplant team if needed. 

This position is critical to the success of the Transplant Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.

The Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacist: 

Provides direct patient care and transplant education
Acts as pharmaceutical consultant to provide drug information to physicians and nurses 
Precepts pharmacy practice residents and pharmacy students 
Drives pharmacy initiative development and implementation, and provides continued oversight 
Acts as a pharmacy representative in clinical, quality, and regulatory activities pertaining to the optimal use of medications
Performs order verification and completes kinetics consults for associated hospital areas
Contributes to P&T Committee activities as appropriate
Actively participates on patient care rounds with providers in a collaborative practice model
Participates in kidney and liver transplant outpatient clinics
Provides comprehensive pharmacotherapy services at the top of her/his license


Pension Plan
403B retirement with company contribution
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Wellness Program
Voluntary Benefits available
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision Plans with a no premium option available

Dignity Health now offers an Education Benefit program for benefit-eligible employees after 180 days. This program provides debt relief and student loan assistance to help you achieve your goals. Full-time employees can receive up to $18,000 over five years, while part-time employees can receive up to $9,000. Advanced Practice Providers and Faculty Physicians can receive up to $90,000 if full-time and hired within a year of completing their residency or fellowship. Part-time providers can receive up to $45,000.Join our team at Dignity Health to take advantage of this amazing opportunity!




Graduate degree in pharmacy 
Current Arizona pharmacist license in good standing
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Preferred Qualifications:

PGY2 Residency in Solid Organ Transplant, Critical Care or Internal Medicine
Two or more years of acute clinical pharmacy experience highly preferred 
BPS Board Certification (BCPS or equivalent)
ACLS Certification 
Strong clinical pharmacy skills
Experience in precepting both pharmacy residents within an ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program and APPE students from ACPE accredited Colleges of Pharmacy
Experience with Cerner Millennium


While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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