Provides pharmaceutical care to all patients consistent with the goals and objectives of the hospital and the pharmacy department. In providing this care, the pharmacist will review all drug orders and judge the appropriateness of those orders, i.e. appropriate drug, dose, frequency, etc. in the assigned clinical area or upon requests by a physician. Drug related problems such as potential allergic reactions, drug interactions, and other problems will be identified and resolved. Pharmacists are expected to focus the full potential of their knowledge and experience on the assessment and improvement of patient care.
PharmD + 2 years of residency training or
Must be able to demonstrate activities consistent with clinical specialist position description in previous experience and have either RPH/PharmD + 10 years of clinical experience or PGY1 residency + 5 years of clinical experience
Kansas licensure if practicing at CHC or South
About Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City
Children's Mercy Kansas City, a 355-bed regional pediatric referral center, is the primary pediatric teaching facility affiliated with the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Located in the heart of the city on Hospital Hill, Children’s Mercy provides pediatric care in more than 40 subspecialty areas. With 144,000 emergency and urgent care visits, 335,000 outpatient visits per year, the institution operates one of the largest pediatric outpatient centers in the country.
The Pharmacy Department provides 24-hour service, including both distributive and clinical patient care services. On the main campus, decentralized pharmacists practice in areas throughout the hospital that include the pediatric intensive care unit, neonatal intensive care unit, general pediatrics, emergency medicine, operating room (OR), hematology/oncology, infectious disease and multiple ambulatory care clinics. Additional pharmacy services include home care, retail services, specialty, drug safety service, investigational drug service, and outpatient infusion.