Jet Setter Pharmacist: The City With Soul

Posted on February 21, 2012



As a pharmacist, you have options when it comes to where you work, and at PharmacyWeek we see several pharmacy job opportunities cross desks every day that even make us want to get up and go work at these dream destinations. Jet Setter Pharmacist highlights great job openings in even better locations, and what makes these locations and employers so unique!

LOCATION: Jackson, Mississippi

EMPLOYER: St. Dominic’s Hospital

POSITION: Cardiology Clinical Pharmacist

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT:  Feel the heartbeat of the South in Jackson, Mississippi. Why do they call it the City with Soul?  Well, for one thing, the people are just about the friendliest you’ll ever meet. And there are so many fun things to do in Mississippi’s largest city and state capital. So many family-friendly places to discover in the metro area — not to mention a hundred events, from heritage festivals to antique shows and symphony concerts to sports classics.

Are you a history and culture buff? There are many museums and attractions, Civil War, and Civil Rights sites just for you. A music lover? Stir your soul with great blues, gospel, jazz, and more. And the food! Bring along your appetite and savor our “down home” southern cooking, gourmet Southern Fusion, plus all your international favorites. You’ll love our charming neighborhood cafés, where the food is amazing and you’re treated like family.

Celebrate the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement at Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center. Close your eyes and hear the cheers of the crowd at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum – named among the Top 10 “Most Amazing Baseball Museums in America” by ESPN. Take the kids to see the enchanting animals at the Jackson Zoological Park. Learn about the wonders of nature at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. See a memorable performance by the world-class Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, or grab a drink and a bite to eat at an authentic blues “juke joint.”

Enliven your senses and awaken a new thirst for adventure when visiting Jackson, Mississippi. There’s no shortage of fun, family-friendly things to do in the City with Soul.

ABOUT THE JOB:  St. Dominic’s was founded by Dominican Sisters who were called to lead a life of service to God. Their respect for all human life is evident in the compassionate care given to all who are in need of help and healing within our community.

We are pleased to demonstrate the commitment we have to our valued staff members by offering a competitive and comprehensive benefits package to all eligible employees. When you join the St. Dominic family, you will learn more about our continued commitment to provide our employees with an environment that encourages professional and personal enrichment.

If you have the same respect for life and are passionate about serving others in a challenging healthcare environment, we are interested in talking to you.

The Cardiology Clinical Pharmacist Specialist’s primary responsibilities are to provide pharmaceutical care to CCU and cardiology floor patients. The areas where they will lend their clinical expertise includes participation in cardiology care grand rounds, the heart failure and in-patient anticoagulation dosing programs, as well as teaching and representing pharmacy on various committees.

Preferred Requirements:
• Must possess a Pharm.D. degree
• Completion of a PGY2 Residency in Cardiology or Critical Care will consider a PGY1 with 5 years of experience in Cardiology or Critical Care
• Must have or be eligible for licensure through the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy
• Maintains competency in unique aspects of drug therapy for cardiology and critical care patients

For consideration send your resume to today!

Mary Helen Bowen
Assistant Vice President
Pharmacy Services

Candidates Only Please! No Recruiters!

For more information about this job, click here.

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