Clinical Pharmacist | Day/Midnight Rotating Shifts

Job Requisition #: JR59708

End Date: 4/1/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Pharmacy

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning

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ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Clinical Pharmacist to work a Day/Midnight Shift rotation schedule at the Newark campus.

Rotation includes:

  • 6 weeks of 7 on/7 off midnight shifts, followed by 6 weeks of day shift (primarily clinical) with weekend rotation group assignment, repeat rotation. Occasional cross coverage of midnight PTO is possible
  • Holiday assignments
    •  Holidays that fall during the week of midnights will be assigned holiday(s)
  • Weekend rotation group assignment when working 6 weeks of day shift
    • Employee will have an assigned weekend rotation, but will only be scheduled to work based on departmental need


Responsibilities:

  • Review and interpret provider's medication orders, evaluate drug efficacy, therapeutic goals and indications, review for contraindications/precautions, the patient's current status of health, and review drug profiles and patient's medical record for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory and drug-disease state(s) potentials.
  • Resolve such problems in consultation with the prescriber and nurse, and clarify questioned orders prior to dispensing the first dose.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary rounds for assigned patient care unit in clinical shifts.  Provide verbal and written consultations concerning drug therapy evaluations as requested.
  • Evaluate specific medication therapies consistent with departmental policy; anticoagulation, aminoglycosides and vancomycin
  • Appropriately convert/manage medications per P&T approved pharmacist policy; IV to PO and renal dose adjustment
  • Report, record, assess, and evaluate adverse drug reactions.
  • Provide accurate, timely, and cost-effective drug information to medical, pharmacy, nursing, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Serve as a resource and mentor for the staff pharmacist.
  • Support and assist interdepartmental projects such as MUEs, P&T drug monographs, newsletter articles and performance improvement activities.
  • Provide educational sessions or materials to patient groups or healthcare professionals as needed.
  • Coordinates and supervises work-place activities and resources; promotes professional competence; assures that services rendered and work performed are in accordance with specific standards; advises, assists, and supervises work of pharmacy technicians; assumes final responsibility for accuracy of their work; to include satellite pharmacies as well as sterile product processing in the IV Admixture Service lab, OR pharmacy and ambulatory chemotherapy areas, where the pharmacist is responsible for assuring USP 797 standards are consistently in compliance. 


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Pharm.D. degree plus ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residenc
  • At least one year of hospital pharmacy experience post residency training preferred
  • Board certification preferred
  • Current/eligible for licensure in the state of Delaware

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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