This advanced patient care pharmacist will be responsible for coverage within the Pediatric Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist team. This team includes services of pediatric intensive care unit, cardiothoracic intensive care unit, hematology/oncology, pulmonary, nutrition/GI and infectious diseases.
The Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist is responsible for working with the multidisciplinary patient care team which may include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, and other members of the patient care team (i.e., laboratory technicians, respiratory therapy) to provide optimal pharmaceutical care to Nationwide Children's Hospital patients in a focused practice area. The Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist demonstrates competency across all areas of pediatric clinical pharmacy practice, and provides age-appropriate care to patients from the age of birth through 21 years and select adult patient populations. In addition, the Advanced Patient Care Pharmacist routinely participates in teaching, research, quality improvement endeavors, and scholarly activities.
Doctor of Pharmacy (preferred) or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college of pharmacy
PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residencies (or PGY1 residency and PGY2 fellowship) OR PGY1 residency with 3 years of hospital pharmacist practice experience (pediatrics preferred) with responsibility for direct clinical patient care similar to that provided through a PGY2 residency, OR 5 years of hospital pharmacist practice experience (pediatrics preferred) with responsibility for direct clinical patient care similar to that provided through a PGY2 residency
BPS Board Certification (or eligible for testing, with certification to be obtained within 48 months of hire)
About Nationwide Children's Hospital
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.