Clinical Pharmacist Specialist--Transplant

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How to Apply

Applicants will only be considered after successful completion and submission of the following:

  • Completed application via the UM Careers website
  • Letter of Intent
  • Updated curriculum vitae


To work as part of a team to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical pharmacy services in Solid Organ Transplant in both the inpatient and outpatient setting; to ensure and promote the safe, rational, efficacious and cost-effective use of drug therapy; to provide leadership for Solid Organ Transplant services including developing guidelines and policies, staff training activities, developing quality improvement processes, and to assist in the clinical training of staff, residents and students. 

This will be a full-time, day shift (rotating weekends) position.  This position is designed with a focus on abdominal organ transplant with split inpatient and outpatient responsibilities for kidney and liver transplant patients.  Additionally, this solid organ transplant pharmacist will cover inpatient lung transplant/pulmonary medicine patients up to ~25% of the time, with additional potential for cross coverage in outpatient lung transplant.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical pharmacy practices consistent with the Health Systems needs and objectives.
  • Provide pharmaceutical care by: active participation in multidisciplinary rounds; designing, implementing and monitoring patient-specific pharmacotherapy, including pharmacokinetic support, nutrition support and anticoagulation management; and documenting pharmaceutical care activities.
  • Assist in the development of staff educational and training programs within and relating to the solid organ transplant service line.
  • Actively participate in the training of staff, residents, and students from the College of Pharmacy.
  • Lead drug use projects, cost reduction/management initiatives, and quality improvement activities consistent with the Health Systems needs and objectives.
  • Individual or collaborative scholarly/research activity is encouraged.
  • Provide drug information and education to patients and caregivers.
  • Participate in UMHS committee(s) related to the care of solid organ transplant patients.
  • Local and National Professional Organization Involvement is encouraged.

For more information about the UMHS Department of Pharmacy Services, see our annual report at 

Required Qualifications*

  • A Doctor of Pharmacy degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
  • A certificate of completion from a specialty residency in solid organ transplant, fellowship, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is necessary.
  • Experience in clinical pharmacy practice is necessary.
  • Licensure as a Pharmacist by the State of Michigan is necessary.
  • Possession of a state controlled substance license is necessary.

Desired Qualifications*

 Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy Specialty Certification (BCTXP). Ability to perform a variety of manual dexterity movements, including keyboarding and IV preparation, actively participating in codes. Fluency in reading, writing and speaking English.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.