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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:
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
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.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.