HEM/ONC Clinical Pharmacist-Clinical Pharmacy
Childrens Medical Center - PROD
Dallas, TX 75235 United States

Position Summary

The incumbent is responsible for all Pharmaceutical Services in the assigned pediatric units.  This position includes at least 75% clinical pharmacy practice and may include up to 25% distributive activities to the area assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining a continuous level of readiness for inspection by external groups; provide pharmacotherapy consultations as requested in practice area; prepare drug monographs, MUE advice and other information as needed for the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee; attend hospital committee meetings as needed; and provide education to pharmacists, nurses and physicians; serve as preceptor to pharmacy students, residents, and fellows.
  • Participate in the ongoing review of the drug formulary; participate in performance improvement activities and assist in the dispensing areas of the pharmacy as a staff pharmacist and respond to codes as needed.
  • Contribute to pharmacy and medical literature; participate in research where applicable; maintain knowledge in area of expertise; provide mentoring for clinical pharmacists; and perform other duties and special projects as required.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy is required.  Doctorate of Pharmacy and completion of a pediatric clinical pharmacy residency is preferred.

Licenses & certifications

  • Current Texas licensure and registration as a Pharmacist is required.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification required within 90 days of hire.
  • PALS Certification required within 180 days of hire for all Emergency Care and Critical Care Senior Clinical Pharmacists.

Experience

  • One to two years of previous pediatrics experience is preferred.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Psychomotor – Health screening; diagnosis; the design and recommendation of pharmacotherapy; Knowledge of chronic and acute diseases forms.
  • Advanced Communication Skills – Professional-to-patient communication; ability to form collaborative relationships with patient care team, conveying and demonstrating expertise, clearly articulating recommendations.
  • Problem Solving – Complex technical; participate in team decision-making; literature evaluation skills for critical analysis of data to create educational materials.
  • Professional Socialization – Effective group-presentation skills; ability to work on committees.
  • Attitudes – Values-high integrity; strong patient advocate; Judgment-able to assess patient need and work with patient care team to affect best solution.
  • Practice with Feedback – Intermediate social interaction skills.

Physical demands

  • Significant portions of daily assignment involve prolonged standing, transporting material, equipment, patients, or lifting, moving or carrying heavy materials (check one:  10 lbs. or more but less than 20 lbs. ___, 20 lbs. or more but less than 30 lbs.____, 30 lbs.___, 31 lbs. or more ____) for intermittent periods throughout the day.

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Job code: 30911
31946060