Clinical Staff Pharmacist | Day/Evening Rotating S

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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

Why ChristianaCare?
At the Newark Campus, operations run through a network of inpatient pharmacies, including a central pharmacy and satellite pharmacies that focus on critical care, emergency medicine, heart failure, investigational drugs, neonates, oncology, pediatrics, perioperative services, sterile and non-sterile compounding, transplant, trauma, and women's health.
Clinical services include robust acute and ambulatory care services. In the acute care setting, the department employs a decentralized model of practice, placing pharmacists directly into patient care units to provide integrated care as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Substantial PTO plus 12-Week Fully Paid Parental Leave
403(b) and Defined Contribution Plan Retirement Options with competitive Employer Match
Not-for-profit organization eligible with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program
Pharmacy Board Certification reimbursement

ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a full time Clinical Staff Pharmacist to work Day/Evening shift rotation at the Newark campus In-Patient Pharmacy. Every third weekend and two holidays required.

Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or PharmD degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy required
At least one year of experience working as a pharmacist in an acute care hospital, or;
Two years of previous experience working as a Pharmacy Intern, or Pharmacy Technician in an acute care hospital, or
Two years of experience as a pharmacist in an in-patient hospital other than acute care, a long term care setting, or an out-patient Infusion Center
Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in the State of Delaware

Review and interpret provider's medication orders, evaluate drug efficacy, therapeutic goals and indications, review for contraindications/precautions, the patient's current status of health, and review drug profiles and patient's medical record for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory and drug-disease state(s) potentials.
Resolve such problems in consultation with the prescriber and nurse and clarify questioned orders prior to dispensing the first dose.
Evaluate specific medication therapies consistent with departmental policy; anticoagulation, aminoglycosides and vancomycin
Appropriately convert/manage medications per P&T approved pharmacist policy; IV to PO and renal dose adjustment
Report, record, assess, and evaluate adverse drug reactions.
Provide accurate, timely, and cost-effective drug information to medical, pharmacy, nursing, and other healthcare professionals.
Coordinates and supervises work-place activities and resources; promotes professional competence; assures that services rendered and work performed are in accordance with specific standards; advises, assists, and supervises work of pharmacy technicians; assumes final responsibility for accuracy of their work; to include satellite pharmacies as well as sterile product processing in the IV Admixture Service lab, OR pharmacy and ambulatory chemotherapy areas, where the pharmacist is responsible for assuring USP 797 standards are consistently in compliance.

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.

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Job Posting: 1243694

Posted On: Feb 25, 2024

Updated On: Mar 15, 2024

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