CLINICAL PHARMACIST IIA (NICU)
Requisition #: 558403
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: July 27, 2022
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Requisition #: 558403
Clinical Pharmacist 2A - Pediatrics (NICU Focus)
1800 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21287
Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend work required (every 4th weekend)
Reports to the Director for the Pediatric Division of Pharmacy or designee. Responsible for working collaboratively with the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and the assigned JHH NICU multidisciplinary health care team. Promotes the safe and effective use of medications by active participation in NICU patient care rounds, consulting with other health care professionals concerning problems, and actively providing therapeutic drug monitoring for assigned patients. Participates in NICU centric safety and quality committees, projects and initiatives. Serves as a mentor and provides education to students, residents, and pharmacists. Provides patient family / caretaker instructions related to their medications as needed. Work assignments will primarily be in the NICU, however rotating to other shifts will occur, and work every 4th weekend is required.
Graduation from an accredited College of Pharmacy resulting in Pharm. D. Completion of an ASHP accredited residency program or equivalent experience is required.
Minimum three years of clinical health-system experience or equivalent is required.
Previous clinical health-system experience in pediatrics and / or neonatology desired.
• Current licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Maryland required.
• Appropriate Board Certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties is required within 2 years of start date in this position.
• Hospital and departmental education requirements completed within 90 days of hire. ACLS and/or PALS certification is desired.
• Requires comprehensive knowledge of neonatal and pediatric pharmacology, therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, drug information, and the medication use system.
• Familiarity with medication safety concepts and process improvement methodologies is desired.
• Demonstrates high level of skills related to teamwork, organization, and prioritization of workflow.
• Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills required for effective participation in multidisciplinary patient care rounds, and communication with other health care providers and patients/families.
• Exhibits emotional maturity with regard to teamwork, self-awareness, and empathy.
• A high level of analytical ability is required to research and evaluate drug information, interpret patient specific data, and resolve problems regarding medication use.
• Skilled in and committed to teaching, mentoring, and coaching pharmacy technicians, students, residents and pharmacists.
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