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Work Arrangement:  Remote
Requisition Number:  219288
Regular or Temporary:  Regular

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER
Date:  Feb 21, 2023
School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.


The Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON) Clinical Pharmacist is dedicated to enhancing the quality of medication use through antimicrobial stewardship.  This individual will work collaboratively with clinical pharmacists, medical staff, and other healthcare workers at participating DASON hospitals under the direction of the Director of the Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON).  The Clinical Pharmacists will provide member community hospitals with frequent on-site or virtual visits, monthly newsletters, position statements, and answers to frequently asked questions, with the goal of providing local medical and pharmacy staff with up-to-date, scientifically valid and relevant information to use for promotion of antimicrobial stewardship at the local level.


Duties and Responsibilities

Perform prospective and retrospective antimicrobial review, feedback, and (when indicated) intervention at participating DASON community hospitals to identify trends and improvement opportunities


Participate in the development and communication of infectious diseases-related protocols and order sets to improve antibiotic decision-support for DASON community hospitals clinicians relating to the selection, dose, duration, and monitoring of antimicrobials


Represent the DASON program to front-line prescribers and administrative leaders at participating hospitals; actively contribute, and provide leadership in related committees, groups or initiatives relating to antimicrobial stewardship


Participate in the preparation of DASON reports intended to document the impact of the program on quality, safety, and cost of antimicrobial use


Work with the Director of DASON to develop practical strategies and customizable protocols to staff in DASON member hospitals that can be tailored for local hospital needs.


Assist in organizing, managing, and querying the DASON antimicrobial utilization database with the local hospital data


Participate in the conduct of didactic training of present and future physicians and pharmacists in principles of antimicrobial stewardship


Develop processes for the review and approval of requests for restricted antibiotic use          


Provide educational lectures regarding the optimal use of antimicrobials to DASON member hospitals


Participate in research related to the development and application of antimicrobial stewardship principles 


Minimum Qualifications



Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree North Carolina Pharmacist License required




Two years of clinical experience or acceptable board certification, or environment. completion of an accredited clinical residency program, and a demonstrated ability to achieve positive patient outcomes in a similar This experience only required for those with BS Pharmacy degree; Doctor of Pharmacy degree sufficient to minimally qualify without experience.


The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine is an academic unit specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and clinical and laboratory investigation of infections. See for more information.



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