Sep 22, 2020

Clinical Pharmacist

  • Children's National Medical Center
  • District of Columbia, USA

Job Description

Clinical Pharmacist - (200001JJ)

Description

Performs medication order processing responsibilities within established policies, procedures and guidelines and provides drug information while
applying a thorough understanding and knowledge of drug and medical therapy .

Qualifications

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Completion of a five year pharmacy program in an accredited college of pharmacy. (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
1 year

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Pharmacy experience (Required)

Functional Accountabilities

Medication Processing
1. Interpret medication orders, profile orders and oversee the packaging, labeling and distribution of medications.

Drug Intervention and Education
1. Perform drug therapy monitoring and intervene as necessary on drug dosing, drug administration, drug interactions, side-effects and monitoring issues; complete therapeutic drug monitoring consults and adverse drug reaction reports as assigned.
2. Provide accurate and timely drug information to physicians, nurses and other health professionals.
3. Interpret research medication orders, ensure accurate preparation of investigational drugs and maintain complete and accurate records.

Supervision/Training
1. Oversee the work of Pharmacy Technicians by directing and assisting as necessary to ensure rapid medication order turn-around time.
2. Assist with the education, training and general supervision of Pharmacy Residents, Students and Technicians.

Safety
1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-Washington

Work Locations

: Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010

Job

: Allied Health

Organization

: Patient ServicesRegular / Temporary: R (Regular)Position Status: O - PRNShift: VariableWork Schedule: Variable

Job Posting

: Aug 19, 2020, 10:46:31 AM