Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
St. Petersburg, FL Full Time (40 hours); Day Shift
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The Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator assumes a role in medication management, supporting and participating in the provision of quality patient care, education, and research in the pediatric setting. S/he contributes to the goals of the department by being accountable for the development and maintenance of service line specific drug use policy and evidence based, cost effective medication strategies, as well as providing clinical services to select patient populations.
Defines, creates, and maintains at least one practice focus area where pharmacy can positively impact patient care by supporting evidence-based, cost effective therapy in order to provide superior patient outcomes and stewardship of resources
Supports the prescribing function of the medication use system through review and interpretation of provider orders to ensure the safe and appropriate provision of care to patients
Assists patients, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals in the administration of medications to provide the highest quality of clinical outcomes
Provides clinical monitoring related to the management of drug therapy to optimize patient outcomes and prevent adverse medication events
Fulfills state and federal regulatory responsibilities as outlined in departmental policies, procedures and guidelines, including required documentation, to ensure that the highest quality standards for pharmacy practice are met
Demonstrates understanding of safety literature and regulations, reports medication events and near misses and participates in pharmacy huddle and other safety initiatives in order to promote a safe culture
Assumes a leadership role in the training and ongoing competencies of pharmacy staff, pharmacy residents and students to support the educational mission of JHACH Department of Pharmacy
Graduation from an accredited College of Pharmacy with a Pharm.D. or BS
Completion of an ASHP accredited residency program or equivalent experience with training in the area of practice
Current licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Florida
PALS certification preferred; must be obtained within 90 days of hire
Demonstrates high level of skills related to teamwork, organization, and prioritization of workflow
Displays customer service and interpersonal communication skills required for effective communication with patients and health care providers
Demonstrates high level of analytical ability in order to research and evaluate drug information, interpret patient specific data, and resolve problems regarding medication use
Comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology, therapeutics, kinetics, therapeutic drug monitoring and literature retrieval and evaluation as it relates to patient care within the area of specialty practice
Working knowledge of pharmacoeconomic principles
Committed to teaching, mentoring, and coaching health care professionals, students, and residents
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.