Job Description

Payroll Title:
Inpatient Pharmacy
Hiring Pay Scale
$81.92 / 92.20 per Hour
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#130140 Ambulatory Care Float Pharmacist I/II - Per Diem

Filing Deadline: Thu 6/27/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment


Under general supervision, the Staff Pharmacist II at UC San Diego Health (UCSDH) is responsible for the provision and documentation of medications and medication-related services to patients, according to standards established by the Department of Pharmacy. This per diem ambulatory care pharmacist position will provide in-person and virtual clinical pharmacy services for UC San Diego Health (UCSDH) outpatients and assist current ambulatory care pharmacists with coverage for vacation, sick leave, and other potential temporary vacancies. The most likely areas of coverage needed could include, but are not limited to, anticoagulation, primary care chronic disease state management (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, COPD, etc), solid organ transplant, refill clinic, and other unique specialty areas such as pulmonary hypertension and cystic fibrosis. Hiring managers will select the most ideal candidate taking into account their background, training, skills, and the needs of the Department of Pharmacy.

The pharmacist in this position may also serve as a preceptor to pharmacy students and residents as assigned depending on the clinical areas covered at any given point in time. Additional responsibilities may include participation in Medical Center and Departmental committees, promotion of institution-wide medication use policies, and completion of other activities assigned at the discretion of managers and supervisors.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Stf Pharm1 or Stf Pharm2. Less than four (4) years experience qualifies as Stf Pharm1; Four (4) + years of experience qualifies as Stf Pharm2.


  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm D) or equivalent training.

  • Post graduate year 1 [PGY1] in Pharmacy Practice; or equivalent experience.

  • Registered Pharmacist - issued by the state of California (RPH).


  • Board Certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP), Pharmacotherapy Specialists (BCPS), or applicable specialty area.
  • Completion of PGY2 Pharmacy Residency.
  • Previous experience providing pharmaceutical care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Experience with Epic EHR functionality.
  • Experience with HepC / Cystic Fibrosis / Primary Care or Anticoagulation.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $192,514 - $192,514 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $92.20 - $92.20

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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