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Cleveland Clinic Clinical Pharmacist - Pediatrics at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio

Job ID: 138125

Cleveland Clinic is comprised of a 1,400-bed academic medical center and 17 additional hospitals, including 5 in Southeast Florida. In total, there are nearly 6,000 inpatient beds and over 1,400 pharmacy employees, more than 300 physician practices, 20 ambulatory pharmacies, significant inpatient and outpatient clinical services and a pharmacy budget exceeding $1 billion.

This position is based out of the 24/7 pediatric satellite at Cleveland Clinic main campus and qualified individuals would have the opportunity to work in both centralized and decentralized rounding capacities caring for pediatric inpatients.

Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital is dedicated to medical, surgical and rehabilitative care of infants, children and adolescents. The staff uses the latest technology and most recent research to achieve the best possible outcomes. Children's has more than 300 pediatric specialists who are leaders in research for cardiac care, neurological conditions, digestive diseases and other specialties. More than 80 of our staff are annually named as "Best Doctors" by their peers. Cleveland Clinic Children's is consistently rated among the "Best Children’s Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report. Cleveland Clinic Children’s received rankings in 9 pediatric specialties.

Provides pharmacy services and ensures the appropriate selection, dosing, administration, and dispensing of medication orders.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides safe, efficient, patient-centered, evidence-based medication services.

  • Verifies medication orders and/or dispenses medications accurately according to state and federal regulations.

  • Documents services in a complete, accurate and timely manner.

  • Actively contributes to medication safety initiatives.

  • Utilizes available technology proficiently and to full extent, in their area of practice.

  • Ensures all pharmacy operations are in compliance with national accreditation standards.

  • Maintains professional interactions with patients to facilitate successful patient experiences.

  • Directs staff appropriately to provide safe and efficient care.

  • Maintains professional working relationships with all caregivers.

  • Promotes a positive work environment by providing constructive ideas and feedback to improve services and the department.

  • Educates and trains students, residents, other caregivers, and/or patients.

  • Provides cost-effective care.

  • Accountable for drug use policy adherence.

  • Utilizes time and resources effectively.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • PharmD or Bachelors of Science degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy.

Certifications:

  • Current State licensure as a Registered Pharmacist (RPh) or eligible for reciprocation in current State within 90 days of hire. Board Certification preferred.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience :

  • Completion of a post-graduate year 1 residency (PGY1), fellowship or 2 years of relevant post-graduate pharmacy experience required.

  • Post-graduate year 2 residency (PGY2) or relevant experience preferred for Clinical Pharmacists hired in a Specialized Pharmacy practice area (i.e. Critical Care, Oncology).

  • Current incumbents as of 6/1/2019 will be grandfathered for work experience requirement.

Physical Requirements :

  • Typical physical demands include ability to perform the job while standing and walking for prolonged times, approximately 75% of shift and continuously for extended periods of time.

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer and dispensing functions of the job; ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

  • Position often includes reaching, stretching, stooping, climbing steps and sitting.

  • Must have normal or corrected vision.

  • Must have ability to clearly communicate verbally by phone or in person

Personal Protective Equipment :

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

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