Job Description

Payroll Title:
Inpatient Pharmacy
Hiring Pay Scale
$92.20 / Hour
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#126776 IDS Pharmacist II - Per Diem

Initial Review Date: Tue 12/5/2023

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


UC San Diego Health is seeking an outstanding clinical pharmacist to support the Investigational Drug Service (IDS). The IDS pharmacist will provide assistance in the coordination and maintenance in the Pharmacy efforts of delivering investigational medications to the research subjects at UCSD. Key Functions: - Serves as the liaison between the study team, protocol sponsor, and nursing to coordinates the drug therapy from a pharmacy standpoint. Provides lT support to IDS at an expert level that include treatment plan build in EPIC.

Leads and actively participates in investigational Pharmacy Service initiatives involving: education for pharmacy residents and fellows, clinical research, professional development, and performance improvement. Provides guidance and mentorship to the IDS pharmacy technicians and the designated teams. Upon the request of the manager, attends various meetings at IRB (Institutional Review Board) and/or Protocol Scientific Review Board, to provide pharmacy input at an expert level on investigational drug protocols.

Under general supervision, responsible for provision and documentation of medications and medication-related services to patients, according to standards established by the Department of Pharmacy. Serve as preceptor to pharmacy residents and students as assigned. Participate in Medical Center and Departmental committees and promote institution-wide medication use policy.


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

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree; or equivalent clinical experience.

  • Pharmacy residency or equivalent clinical experience.

  • Two (2) years of clinical practice experience in acute care setting (EG: infusion center etc.).


  • Completion of a PGY1 postgraduate residency training or equivalent training.
  • Four (4) years of hospital pharmacy practice experience with experience with investigation pharmacy services.
  • Experience on IRB (Institutional Review Board) or Protocol Scientific Review Board.
  • Experience with EPIC/Beacon and Pyxis.


  • Must be able to work variable shifts to include weekends, holidays and overtime as required.
  • 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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