at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?
ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for an inpatient Clinical Pharmacist to join our team.
Life is full of choices, and ChristianaCare recognizes whom you work for is an important decision. Choose an organization that values pharmacy services and provides the opportunity to impact the health of our community adhering to our Core Values and Behaviors guided by Excellence and Love.
This position is full-time (40 hours weekly, 8-hour shifts) that primarily works day shift with an evening shift component and a weekend/holiday requirement; currently every 4th weekend and 2-3 holiday shifts per year.
Generous PTO plan and 12-Week Fully Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with competitive employer match and Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
Not-for-profit organization eligible with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program
Pharmacy Board Certification reimbursement
As a Clinical Pharmacist you will:
Participate in direct patient care through daily interdisciplinary rounds.
Manage specific medication therapies per approved policies (e.g., warfarin, aminoglycosides, vancomycin, IV to PO conversions, renal dose adjustments, indication-directed dosing adjustments, selection of surgical prophylaxis medications)
Evaluate drug efficacy, monitor therapeutic goals and outcomes, and review for contraindications/precautions
Order and evaluate laboratory tests per approved protocols to support medication therapy monitoring
Identify opportunities during chart review for counseling and medication history completion
Communicate recommendations directly with provider
Electronically document interventions and provide sign out as appropriate
Opportunities to serve as a preceptor for both pharmacy students and residents
Provide drug information to allied healthcare professionals and fulfill provider-initiated pharmacy consults
Assist with projects such as MUEs, drug monographs, and performance improvement activities
Review and interpret provider orders and dispense medication
Coordinate and supervise work-place activities
Assume responsibility of the satellite pharmacies including the sterile product processing in the IV Admixture Service lab and OR pharmacy
Education and Experience Requirements:
B.S. in Pharmacy required; Pharm.D degree preferred
ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred; equivalent experience will be considered (3 years of acute care hospital experience)
Board certification preferred
Current licensure in state of Delaware or obtainable before initiation of employment
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, hospital care at home, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds). We provide a Level I trauma center, Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with our outstanding, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care. ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care!
If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!
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.