Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has a challenging position available for a Clinical Specialist in Pediatrics. Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Clinical Specialist will provide clinical, administrative, organizational, distributive and educational services in a manner consistent with the philosophy, mission and goals of the Department and the Hospital. The ideal candidate will possess the clinical and technical knowledge and experience necessary to provide services to pediatric patients and their families in this dynamic and patient-centered environment. The individual must have the ability to function independently, to supervise technical staff, and develop and facilitate teamwork and confidence in the department.
Responsibilities of the position include: Develop and maintain a consistent clinical pharmacy practice that provides optimal pharmaceutical support to patients at CHOP in an appropriate, efficacious, safe, and cost-effective fashion; provide drug information and/or educational programs to healthcare professionals and patients; contribute to departmental and professional publications and programs; act as a liaison with nursing and medical staff concerning prescription orders, drug and pharmaceutical details, patient reactions, adverse drug events and quality improvement concerns; provide timely communication to peers, supervisors and other healthcare professionals to keep them advised of events and problems; participate in hospital and departmental Continuous Quality Improvement activities (CQI), and utilize these principals to analyze and resolve problems in a systematic manner; enhance personal growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-services, meetings and workshops; precept pharmacy residents and students, and train new pharmacists and technicians. For more information, please go to our website at www.chop.edu
Requirements: Doctor of Pharmacy degree, Eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania; Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1) and Specialty Residency in Pediatrics (PGY2) required; excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication as well as organizational and problem-solving skills. CHOP adheres to a strict tobacco/nicotine free hiring policy and attestation is required. Application process includes curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation and an onsite interview.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: 25 days paid personal leave, as well as a comprehensive benefits program. Salary commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: Clin Pharm Peds
About Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the oldest hospital in the United States dedicated exclusively to pediatrics, strives to be the world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children by integrating excellent patient care, innovative research and quality professional education into all of its programs.