Division of Infectious Diseases

Are you a Pharmacist interested in an Infectious Diseases Clinical Practice? UNMC ID has the perfect job for you!

The Department of Pharmaceutical and Nutrition Care at Nebraska Medicine and the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) are recruiting for a full-time clinical pharmacist to expand the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and develop an Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) program in collaboration with a new Orthopedic Infectious Diseases service line.

This is a unique position that allows a candidate to step into the well-established Antimicrobial Stewardship program at an academic health science center and strengthen services across the health-system, focusing on transitions of care. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the nationally-recognized Nebraska Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship website to learn more about the program.

The successful candidate will work closely with the pharmacy coordinator and physicians responsible for the antimicrobial stewardship and hospital epidemiology programs. The candidate’s teaching requirements will include being a preceptor for the recently approved post-graduate year 2 infectious pharmacy residency along with instructing medical students, residents and fellows on the infectious diseases consult services.

Participation in additional rotations for infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship with the 9 PGY1 residents and 6 other PGY2 residents at Nebraska Medicine is encouraged.  Provision of didactic lectures and facilitation of pharmacotherapy laboratory activities are also available on campus at the UNMC College of Pharmacy.

The candidate must possess a PharmD and a PGY2 residency or fellowship training/equivalent experience in Infectious Diseases, and be eligible for pharmacy practice licensure in Nebraska. The successful candidate will contribute to documenting how their activities result in improved clinical outcomes and utilization of anti-infective therapy throughout Nebraska Medicine. Presentation and publication of these findings are encouraged.

Numerous interdisciplinary collaborative research opportunities exist with investigators throughout UNMC. The program is supported by a robust decision support software and information technology system.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A generous benefit program is available through Nebraska Medicine.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit an application online with curriculum vitae, and list of references.

Inquiries can also be sent to:
Scott Bergman, Pharm.D., Pharmacy Coordinator – Antimicrobial Stewardship, scbergman@nebraskamed.com and Trevor Vanschooneveld, M.D., Medical Director – Antimicrobial Stewardship, Associate Professor – Infectious Diseases, tvanscho@unmc.edu.

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