Clinical Pharmacist Specialist | Pediatrics

Job Requisition #: JR58436

End Date: 10/1/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Pharmacy

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

As a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, you will provide safe, effective, appropriate and cost-efficient therapy for the health care system with a focus on the pediatric inpatient and ambulatory patient population.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Round as a member of the interdisciplinary critical care team to provide comprehensive medication management for all Pediatric patients
  • Provide pharmacokinetic monitoring and therapeutic adjustments when a targeted drug is prescribed
  • Prospectively evaluate all drug therapy for appropriate indication, dose, drug interactions, drug allergies, and monitor the patient's pharmacotherapeutic regimen for effectiveness and adverse drug events (ADEs), and intervene as needed
  • Collaborate with other pharmacists (e.g., emergency medicine, infectious diseases, transplant, oncology), as needed, to address patient and disease-specific therapeutic issues
  • Verify medication orders in the PharmNet computer database for assigned unit during the first half of each daily shift
  • Develop, enforce, and maintain guidelines, policies, and order sets that promote and enhance patient outcomes through safe, effective, cost-efficient and appropriate therapy
  • Represent pharmacy on departmental and health system committees as assigned and contribute when pediatric pharmacotherapy issues are discussed
  • Precept PGY1 Pharmacy Practice, PGY2 Critical Care, PGY2 Ambulatory residents, and pharmacy students as part of the Pediatrics Rotation
  • Participate in research design, data analysis, and publication of study results as a preceptor for resident research projects
  • Maintain a mastery of knowledge related to current resources and primary literature pertinent to pediatric pharmacotherapy

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pharm.D. required
  • ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency required
  • ASHP-Accredited Specialty Residency in Pediatrics required
  • Board Certification in Pediatrics required within 2 years of hire
  • Licensed as a Pharmacist in the state of Delaware or eligible for reciprocity

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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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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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