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Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/21/2017
Working Title Pharmacist
Job Classification Health Professional III
Department Name 35209-Med-Pediatrics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134934
Hiring Range $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Position Description

The Pediatrics Department at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Pharmacist. This incumbent will provide medication education to Pediatric and Adult patients seen in the Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Cystic Fibrosis Center (Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC Falk Clinic). As well as, provide clinical support to the CF clinical team (such as reviewing pharmacokinetic data in CF patients on home IV antibiotics).

Note: No dispensing of medications will be performed.

A Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with at least 1 year post-graduate experience is required.
Certification: Registered Pharmacist.

PLEASE NOTE: The hiring range posted above is for a full-time position at 100% effort. The salary range for this part-time position will be prorated based on 50% effort.

This position is located at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville and at Falk Clinic of UPMC. Possible travel to satellite locations (South Fayette, Monroeville, and Wexford).

TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.


Education Required Other Professional Doctorate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with at least 1 year post-graduate experience is required.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Certification: Registered Pharmacist.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Part-Time
Percent Effort 50
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

No shifts – daylight only.

No evenings or weekends.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours 18.75
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD in the requested field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter