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Pharmacist Night Lead - Emergency Medicine/Critical Care

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Employment Type:
Full Time
111 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT
Inpatient Pharmacy - Pharmacist
Job Type:
Primary Shift:
11:00 PM - 7:30 AM
Hours per Week:
Weekend Needs:
Pay Rate:
$53.98 - $80.98 per hour

The Pharmacist Night Lead - Emergency Medicine/Critical Care position is for a full-time (0.9 FTE, 72 hours per 2 week pay period) night shift pharmacist who will work as part of a two-pharmacist night shift team, with primary focus areas of Emergency Medicine (EM) and Critical Care (CC), flexing as needed throughout the shift to share coverage of all units with the Clinical Staff Night Shift Pharmacist. The position is for a 7 nights on/7 nights off or equivalent schedule.  A split position/schedule would also be considered with 50% effort towards the Pharmacist Night Lead EM/CC role and 50% effort towards a mixed/rotating shift Clinical Staff Pharmacist role.

Special benefits of the Night Lead role:

  • Higher base salary in the pay range above the regular/rotating-shift Pharmacist position.

  • Night shift hourly differential applied on top of base salary to any night hours, after 11pm until end of shift: weekday night +$6/hour, weekend night +$9.50/hour.

  • Eligibility for the Night Hours Incentive Program: a quarterly lump sum payment of 3.0% of total gross wages earned for all night shift hours during the quarter.

  • Option to work up to 8 additional admin/office hours per two-week pay period.

  • Onsite parking for night shifts.


The full time night-shift clinical pharmacist position of 7 days on/ 7 days off will provide care in the areas of emergency medicine (EM) and critical care (CC). The EM/CC night clinical pharmacist will work collaboratively with our night shift clinical/staff pharmacist and EM and CC pharmacist clinicians and pharmacy residents. This position will be responsible for the provision of comprehensive pharmacy services for adult and pediatric patients in the emergency department (ED) and adult critical care patients in our medical and surgical ICUs. Duties will include: clinical order verification, monitoring and evaluation of pharmacotherapeutic regimens, response to drug information questions, patient counseling, pharmacy student/resident education, coordination of operational functions with pharmacy technicians and stroke alert and trauma/code response.


Doctor of Pharmacy or Bachelor of Science degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy required. ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and ASHP accredited PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Emergency Medicine or Critical Care or equivalent experience preferred. Licensed pharmacist in the state of Vermont.


Completion of PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Emergency Medicine or Critical Care, OR completion of PGY1 Pharmacy Residency plus 2 years of equivalent experience, OR 5+ years of equivalent experience preferred.

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