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Clinical Pharmacist - Day/Midnight Rotating Shifts

Company: Christiana Care Health Systems
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Our amazing Pharmacy Team dispenses approximately 6,200,000 individualized patient doses per year, as well as 170,000 retail/mail order prescriptions. We provide medications that are safe and efficacious.

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health. Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

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:

BS degree in Pharmacy required
PharmD degree preferred
ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency required; equivalent experience will be considered (3 years of acute care hospital experience)
Current/eligible for licensure in the state of Delaware
Board certification preferred

ChristianaCare Offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!

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.%61971784%

Keywords: Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark , Clinical Pharmacist - Day/Midnight Rotating Shifts, Other , Newark, Delaware

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