UNC Health Care PHARMACIST - WAKEBROOK PSYCHIATRY in Raleigh, North Carolina


UNC Hospitals Department of Pharmacy has an immediate opening for a highly-motivated individual interested in providing pharmaceutical care to patients on the UNC Health Care at WakeBrook campus in Raleigh, NC. WakeBrook was added to the UNC Health Care system in 2013 and provides inpatient and residential services for patients with behavioral health disorders. The campus consists of a crisis and assessment unit, substance abuse detoxification unit, facilities based crisis unit, inpatient psychiatric unit, and a primary care clinic for outpatient support.

The WakeBrook Pharmacy Clinical Specialist will serve as a key member of the interdisciplinary health care team, developing robust clinical services and providing clinical support to physicians, physician extenders, and nurses as well as performing operational duties. This hybrid position includes pharmacotherapy services, medication profile review, order verification, responding to drug information questions, problem resolution, product checking, automated dispensing machine (Pyxis) responsibilities, precepting learners, patient counseling, and coordination of operational functions with pharmacy technicians. In addition, this person will work closely with the Department of Pharmacy to address any needs that might arise and that require this person’s qualifications and/or expertise.

The current hours of this position are Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm with one weekend every 4 to 6 weeks and a holiday rotation.

The designation of Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and/or prior experience as a resident and student preceptor is preferred. Completion of a PGY2 specialty residency in Psychiatry or an equivalent level of experience in psychiatric pharmacy practice is also preferred.


Requires Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and two years pharmacist experience or a Pharm.D. degree. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in the State of North Carolina.

Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Raleigh

Department: 4100-WAKEBROOK

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Oct 18, 2016, 10:14:12 AM

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: PHA005RZ