May 16, 2022

Clinical Pharmacist

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Clinical Pharmacist - (220000S4)

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

Minimum Education Completion of a five year pharmacy program in an accredited college of pharmacy. (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
1 year Pharmacy experience (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
Medication Processing

  • Interpret medication orders, profile orders and oversee the packaging, labeling and distribution of medications.

Drug Intervention and Education

  • 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.

  • Provide accurate and timely drug information to physicians, nurses and other health professionals.
  • Interpret research medication orders, ensure accurate preparation of investigational drugs and maintain complete and accurate records.

Supervision/Training

  • Oversee the work of Pharmacy Technicians by directing and assisting as necessary to ensure rapid medication order turn-around time.

  • Assist with the education, training and general supervision of Pharmacy Residents, Students and Technicians.

Safety

  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance

  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • 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

  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met


Teamwork/Communication

  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions


Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment


Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things


Safety

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

Primary Location

: Maryland-Silver Spring

Work Locations

:
Inventa Towers
1 Inventa Place
Silver Spring 20910

Job

: Allied Health

Organization

: Patient Services
Position Status: R (Regular) - FT - Full-Time
Shift: Variable
Work Schedule: VARIABLE

Job Posting

: Mar 15, 2022, 7:05:10 AM