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Fairview Health Services Pharmacist in Burnsville, Minnesota


The Pharmacist is responsible for providing medication management, clinical support and consultative services for patients located in the Emergency Department, in addition to providing clinical and/or distributive support within the inpatient pharmacy.

The Pharmacist will work collaboratively with the health care team to improve drug therapy decision making and medication compliance. This position will also participate in education of pharmacy students and residents.

Shift will be 7 on, 7- off

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Provide clinical, formulary and pharmacotherapy expertise and act as a resource to students, staff and interdisciplinary members of the care team.

  • Provide clinical pharmacy services to all patients in assigned area. This includes dispensing of medication, completing review for all patients, monitoring, adjusting patient therapies and documenting changes according to department policies and pharmacy regulations.

  • Participate in emergent code situations: Code Blue, ED Red Team activations, Full Trauma activations, Code Malignant Hyperthermia and Rapid Sequence Intubations.

  • Interview patient/caregivers to obtain a medication history prior to admission.

  • Act as resource for pharmaceutical care to patients, partnering with interdisciplinary care team members to ensure appropriateness of medication order and therapy, drug selection, formulary correctness and compliance any other formulary or departmental initiatives as appropriate.

  • Maintain proficiency in the skills and theory of the practice of pharmacy by reviewing literature, attending in-services, seminars and conferences and actively participating in department clinical meetings and activities.

  • Participate in regulatory, quality assurance and process improvement activities as required.

  • Meets all regulatory requirements.

  • Uses available information technology and other resources to support day-to-day work operations

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Minnesota Pharmacist License

  • Doctor of Pharmacy or Bachelors in Pharmacy degree


  • Completion of a PGY1 residency with rotations in the emergency department/critical care areas OR3 years’ hospital experience in critical care or clinical emergency department roles

-Completion of a PGY2 residency in emergency department or critical care area

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

Vaccination Update

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 day ago (12/6/2021 11:29 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-84609

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Pharmacy

Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Department Pharmacy - Inpatient