UC Davis Medical Center: Clinical Pharmacist II
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UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, California

Clinical Pharmacist II, Emphasis: Acute Pain/Opioid Stewardship
Salary Range: $72.74-$81.93 Hourly
Final Filing Date: 9/06/20

The Staff Pharmacist II practices service-based patient care.  As an integral member of the health care team, the Staff Pharmacist II is responsible for directing and maintaining drug therapy across the continuum of care, providing focused monitoring in the areas of anticoagulation, antimicrobial management and parenteral nutrition therapy.  The Staff Pharmacist II continuously seeks out interventions by making rounds and offering suggestions on individualized medication regimens.  The pharmacist is an integral member of the health care team, also contributing to drug distribution activities, providing drug information, serving as a preceptor to pharmacy students and residents, conducting clinical research, and participating in Department and Hospital Committees, task forces and work groups.  They foster excellent interdepartmental relationships and provide quality and cost effective pharmaceutical care to all patients, employees and medical staff of UCDMC.

Required Qualifications
  • Must be California Pharmacist License eligible and possess a valid license at the time of hire  
  •  Clinical pharmacy training or experience.
  • Thorough understanding and competency with aseptic technique and safe handling of hazardous meds.
  • Understanding of scientific method and clinical investigational techniques.
  • ACLS or PALS skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Pharmacy practice residency or equivalent experience in similar hospital setting.
  •  Minimum of 2 years of equivalent clinical experience or a pharmacy practice or specialty residency
  • Drug distribution skills and techniques or ability to learn efficiently.
  • Ability to supervise technicians and establish priorities of work flow in satellite.
  • Communication skills that reflect the ability to make decisions and to deal with all clients and co-workers.
  • Ability to work with, direct and evaluate pharmacy residents and students.
  • Computer skills that facilitate medication order entry and other basic clinical software programs. Ability to work compatibly with colleagues to reach concenses and to achieve Department goals.
Special Requirements
  • Minimum of 2 years of equivalent clinical experience or a pharmacy practice or specialty residency preferred. The position will include day shifts, evening shifts, night shifts and rotating weekend shifts.  Practice sites will include various inpatient hospital areas.  Basic CPR certification required within 90 days of employment.  TB skin testing required annually.  Must have good personal hygiene and dress in a professional manner consistent with the Departmental professional behavior policy.  Abide by Departmental attendance standards.  Special protective equipment must be used for required preparation of hazardous substances and spill cleanup.
  • This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at 
Job ID #8391

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


California Society of Health-System Pharmacists
1314 H Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
Office: (916) 447-1033
Fax: (916) 447-2396
Email: info@cshp.org
Hours: M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm