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Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Clinical Pharmacist Specialist-Pediatrics in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Position Summary

The Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for collaborating with managers and staff of the Pharmacy to optimize clinical and operational pharmacy services as the service line leader for the high-risk pediatric population. In addition, the Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for providing direct patient care by proactively impacting pharmacotherapeutic decisions through interdisciplinary collaboration. The Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is also responsible for contributing to the educational initiatives of the health-system including, but not limited to, staff development and student and resident precepting. The Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist will be responsible for managing quality improvement and research projects in area of specialty.

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree

  • PGY2 Pediatric Residency

Experience

  • One year of experience as a pediatric health-system pharmacist

License/Registration/Certifications

  • Current license with the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy or eligible – will work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist until license obtained

Preferred Education

  • N/A

Preferred Experience

  • Three to five years’ experience as a pediatric health-system pharmacist

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications

  • Board certification in area of specialty

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to work with other health care providers, through interdisciplinary rounding and other patient care activities, to optimize medication regimens using evidence-based medicine and standards of care.

  • Compounds, prepares, labels, and dispenses medications (sterile and non-sterile) for all age groups according to accepted standards of practice as assigned.

  • Interprets medication orders, monitors drug regimens, and performs interventions when order clarification is necessary or when therapeutic problems are identified.

  • Seeks opportunities for collaborative, interdepartmental process and workflow improvements. Generates unique but workable and useful solutions to resolve difficult problems.

  • Design and facilitate educational initiatives for pharmacy and interdisciplinary staff.

  • Precept students and residents, as assigned. Participate in residency recruiting and application process.

  • Designs and executes quality improvement projects. Demonstrates the ability to implement new programs/improvements with minimal supervisory assistance and develop metrics to assess the impact of changes made.

  • Ability to effectively manage multitask operations / projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines.

  • Supervises support personnel in a consistent manner.

  • Responsibly and accurately manages financial resources. Consistently follows applicable financial guidelines, regulations, principles, and standards.

  • Ensures customer satisfaction.

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