MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a 912 bed, tertiary care teaching hospital. It is the largest private, not-for-profit hospital in the nation’s capital, among the 100 largest hospitals in the nations and a major referral center for treating the most complex cases. MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, headquartered at the Hospital Center, is a national leader in the research, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. The hospital operates the District’s only Cardiac Ventricular Assist Device program, and the Washington region’s first comprehensive Stroke Center, both certified by The Joint Commission.
The hospital operates MedSTAR, a nationally-verified level 1 trauma center with state-of-the-art fleet of helicopters and ambulances, and also operates the region’s only adult Burn Center. There are over 100 critical care beds in the following areas: Cardiology, cardiac surgery, LVAD/ECMO/heart transplantation, shock/trauma, neuroscience, surgery, medical intensive care, and burns.
The pharmacy department is progressive and makes full use of automation and computerization. We offers weekly onsite educational programs to enhance pharmacists' knowledge and skills. We are accredited by ACPE as continuing education providers and ASHP for PGY-1 residency.
Pharmacist participates autonomously in clinical rounds and monitors drug therapy of assigned patients. Verifies medication orders and dispenses medications. Provides in-service/educational presentations to pharmacists, prescribers, and nursing and support personnel. Assists in teaching students and residents.
1. PharmD from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy
2. PGY-1 residency
3. PGY-2 residency in critical care or 2 years of relevant experience
4. Licensure in the District of Columbia or eligibility to reciprocate.
About MedStar Washington Hospital Center
As the largest not-for-profit teaching hospital in the nation’s capital, we take care of it all. MedStar Washington Hospital Center serves as the hub for the region’s most advanced patient-centered acute medical care. Our MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute and unique clinical and research alliance with Cleveland Clinic is consistently ranked as one of the top cardiovascular programs in the nation by US News & World Report. Our 900+ bed academic medical center opens its doors for over 400,000 inpatient and outpatient annual visits by residents from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
The hospital operates the District’s only Cardiac Ventricular Assist Device program, and the Washington region’s first comprehensive Stroke Center, both certified by The Joint Commission. The Hospital Center is also a respected top facility in the Washington region in the areas of Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Pulmonary, and Urology. It operates MedSTAR, a nationally-verified level 1 trauma center with state-of-the-art fleet of helicopters and ambulances, and also operates the region’s only adult Burn Ce...nter.
Our emphasis on quality of care delivered with compassion drives a one-team approach across all Hospital Center disciplines. Come join our team!