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Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Aurora, Colorado

Job ID68401LocationAurora, ColoradoFull/Part TimeFull-TimeRegular/TemporaryRegularWhy Work at Children's....Here, it's different. Come join us.Here, the nation's brightest nurses, physicians, scientists,researchers, therapists and care providers are creating the future of childhealth. With an optimist's outlook, a trailblazing spirit and a celebratedhistory, we're making new strides every day.We've been Magnet-designated four times by the American Nurses CredentialingCenter and are consistently recognized among the nation's top 10 pediatrichospitals by U.S. News & World Report.As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families fromall over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals,12 specialty care centers, 400+ outreach clinics and 7,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.We need your expertise.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it'sdifferent. Do you have what it takes?Additional InformationDepartment: PharmacyHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist works in the Pediatric Intensive Careunit Monday thru Friday 700 - 1530 and every 4th weekend and rotatingholidays.Job OverviewEnsures safe, appropriate, and economical use of drugs through theapplication of specialized skills and knowledge in pediatric patient care.ResponsibilitiesPOPULATION SPECIFIC CARENeonate - 30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Designs and leads pharmaceutical outcomes research. Identifies opportunitiesfor and participates in drug utilization reviews and research. Identifiesopportunities for publishing case reports, unique therapeuticinterventions, development of practice standards, and other medicationrelated pharmacy topics.Demonstrates sustained record of contributing to the pharmacy practiceknowledge through:Publications in professionals journals or booksPosters/presentations at professional meetings (regional/national level)Review of book chapters and manuscripts submitted for publicationParticipates in the education of pharmacy staff, nursing staff, medicalstaff, pharmacy residents and students, other healthcare alliedprofessionals and patients and families. Serves as a preceptor and mentor forpharmacy residents and students.Participates on a hospital committee(s)Provides drug information services by responding to questions regardingmedication compatibilities, adverse drug events, regimens, dosing,interactions, storage and disposal, compounding, therapeutic uses ofmedications and pharmaceutical supplies in a timely manner; using asystematic approach to effectively searching, retrieving, and evaluatingthe literature and appropriately communicating and applying the information tothe patient care situation; and assisting with the development,maintenance, and implementation of hospital and department policy andprocedures related to medication use, storage, restrictions, andadministrationSustains and implements quality and safety initiatives and practices in thedepartment and throughout the hospital. Reports adverse drug events andmedication variances using the hospital variance reporting program (QSRS).Demonstrates sustained record of identifying and leading qualityimprovement/assurance initiatives.Sustains clinical pharmacy services throughout the organization by providingpharmaceutical care for pediatric patients of all age ranges throughparticipation in multi-disciplinary team rounds and/or care, emergencyresponse, education, guidance, interpretation and analysis of medicationrelated therapeutic issues; documen