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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist | Pediatrics

Christiana Care Health Systems
Newark, Delaware, US
Closing date
Jan 16, 2022

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Clinical Pharmacist
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Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

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.

  • 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

  • Pharm.D. required
  • 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.
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