Clinical Pharmacist Per Diem
Requisition #: 179624
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: May 30, 2019
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.
The goal of the Clinical Pharmacist is to promote the safe and effective use of medications by working collaboratively with prescribers and the multidisciplinary health care team. This position contributes to the goals of the department by providing safe medication therapy to our patients and identifying, resolving, and preventing drug-related problems in the pediatric setting. Along with other members of the health care team, this role is responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high standards of care provided by JHACH.
- Supports the prescribing function of the medication use system through review and interpretation of provider orders to ensure the safe and appropriate provision of care to patients
- Provides supervision of pharmacy technician staff to ensure accuracy of medication preparation and dispensing, compliance with policies and procedures, and efficient completion of tasks in order to fulfill the dispensing component of the medication use system
- Assists patients, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals in the administration of medications to provide the highest quality of clinical outcomes
- Provides clinical monitoring related to the management of drug therapy to optimize patient outcomes and prevent adverse medication events
- Participates in quality improvement activities to promote safe and cost effective medication therapy
- Fulfills state and federal regulatory responsibilities as outlined in departmental policies, procedures and guidelines, including required documentation, to ensure the highest quality standards for pharmacy practice
- Demonstrates understanding of safety literature and regulations, reports medication events and near misses and participates in pharmacy huddle and other safety initiatives in order to promote a safe culture
- Graduation from an accredited College of Pharmacy with a Pharm.D. or BS degree
- Completion of an ASHP accredited residency program or equivalent experience
- Current licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Florida
- PALS certification preferred/or must be obtained within 90 days of hire
- Demonstrates high level of analytical ability in order to research and evaluate drug information, interpret patient specific data, and resolve problems regarding medication use
- Displays competency and the ability to apply the procedures, methods and practices outlined in the USP 795, 797 and 800 compounding standards to pharmacy practice
- Committed to teaching, mentoring, and coaching pharmacy staff, students, and residents
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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