Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Pediatrics
Our client, a major Northern California Health System is seeking two full-time pharmacists with pediatric pharmacy training. The hospital offers neonatal and pediatric intensive care, oncology, general medicine & surgery, renal, neurology, infectious disease, and many other services. The pharmacy department utilizes robotics, automated dispensing cabinets, TPN compounder, medication order scanning system and bar code technology to support the bedside scanning. In addition, CPOE has been implemented to increase the availability of the pharmacist for cognitive services at the bedside. Pharmacists work four ten hour waived shifts.
The pharmacist serves as pharmacology consultant, a patient advocate, and the fiscal conscience to the healthcare team while providing pharmacy services to meet the needs of patients/care providers, physicians, nurses and other healthcare team members. The pharmacist provides safe and effective drug therapy beginning with the review of physician’s orders through the administration and outcome of drug therapy. The emphasis of this position is advanced pharmacy practice in a pediatric inpatient setting. In addition to providing pharmaceutical care, research and teaching will be expected.
Qualified candidates will have at a minimum a Pharm.D. along with 2-3 years of pediatric pharmacy experience. Although not required, the ideal candidate will have completed a PGY-2 Pediatric Specialty Residency.