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Clinical Pharmacy Float

Employer
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Other
Work Setting
Health System
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Work Shift

Day

Work Day(s)

Variable

Shift Start Time

7:30 AM

Shift End Time

4:00 PM

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Children's is one of the nation's leading children's hospitals. No matter the role, every member of our team is an essential part of our mission to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow. We're committed to putting you first, and that commitment is at the heart of our company culture: People first. Children always. Find your next career opportunity and make a difference doing what you love at Children's.

Job Description

Ensures safe, efficacious, rational, and cost-effective patient medication therapy by influencing physicians' use of resources and monitoring drug effectiveness. Develops and improves integrated clinical and distributive pharmaceutical services. Reviews physician orders, coordinates dispensing of medications, and provides clinical and educational services to other healthcare professionals and to pediatric patients and their families.

Experience

* Experience in a hospital pharmacy in pediatrics

Preferred Qualifications

* NA

Education

* PharmD (or equivalent experience) and graduation from an accredited pharmacy school

Certification Summary

* Georgia licensed pharmacist and residency or equivalent experience
* American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Ability to work effectively with multiple groups of healthcare professionals and communicate effectively with patients and parents/caregivers

Job Responsibilities

* Performs production and distributive pharmacy responsibilities as required.
* Interacts and participates with team members and other healthcare providers for the provision of safe, cost-effective drug therapy for assigned patient care teams.
* Provides drug information and medication use education to healthcare professionals.
* Participates in developing and evaluating drug policies, conducting drug utilization evaluations, and reporting adverse drug reactions/adverse drug events.
* Maintains accurate patient medication profiles, noting medication reconciliation drug-related problems and coordinating patient medication needs at transition of care.
* Provides education and supports team participation in the provision of medication education to patients and families.
* Serves as preceptor and clinical leader to new employees, post-graduate year one residents, and pharmacy students.
* Maintains individual competence and develops professional practice management skills.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic covered by applicable law.

Primary Location Address

1405 Clifton Rd NE

Job Family

Pharmacy

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