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LCMC Health Clinical Pharmacist - PICU in New Orleans, Louisiana

Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region, is currently seeking a dynamic Clinical Pharmacist. The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children’s to grow as an organization.

Children's Hospital is a not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. We invite you to experience the magic of Children's Hospital.

POSITION SUMMARY:

As a member of the Pharmacy Department, the Clinical Pharmacist will provide clinical pharmacy services to the PICU. The Clinical Pharmacist will work as part of the multidisciplinary team to deliver safe, appropriate, comprehensive and cost-effective drug therapy.

Job responsibilities include the following:

  • Participates in multidisciplinary rounds with the healthcare team

  • Reviews drug therapies and applies appropriate pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles to provide optimal drug therapy recommendations

  • Develops and implements clinical practice guidelines to enhance pharmaceutical care and medication safety

  • Serves as a drug information resource for physicians, nurses, fellow pharmacists, and other healthcare providers

  • Detects and documents adverse drug reactions, clinical interventions, and medication errors

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

    EDUCATION/LICENSURE:

    Doctor of Pharmacy (preferred) or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college of pharmacy; Current Pharmacist license issued by the Louisiana Boa rd of Pharmacy.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Required: PGY1 Residency or 3+ years of experience

    Preferred: PGY2 Residency

    SKILLS:

    Pharmacokinetics, clinical analytical skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office. Skills in multi-disciplinary team involvement with direct patient care.

    As a member of our team, you will not only experience personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and your family. For more information please go to www.chnola.org .

    Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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