ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Clinical Pharmacist to work a Day/Midnight Shift rotation schedule at the Christiana and Wilmington Hospital locations.
6 weeks of 7 on/7 off midnight shifts at Christiana Hospital, followed by 6 weeks of day shift (primarily clinical) at Wilmington Hospital with weekend rotation group assignment, repeat rotation. Occasional cross coverage of midnight PTO is possible
Holidays that fall during the week of midnights will be assigned holiday(s)
Weekend rotation group assignment when working 6 weeks of day shift
Employee will have an assigned weekend rotation, but will only be scheduled to work based on departmental need
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.
Participate in interdisciplinary rounds for assigned patient care unit in clinical shifts. Provide verbal and written consultations concerning drug therapy evaluations as requested.
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.
Serve as a resource and mentor for the staff pharmacist.
Support and assist interdepartmental projects such as MUEs, P&T drug monographs, newsletter articles and performance improvement activities.
Provide educational sessions or materials to patient groups or healthcare professionals as needed.
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.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Pharm.D. degree plus ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residenc
At least one year of hospital pharmacy experience post residency training preferred
Board certification preferred
Current/eligible for licensure in the state of Delaware
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.