This Pharmacist will be required to have an in depth understanding of the interpretation of USP Standards related to <795, 797, 800 and 825> and the ability to demonstrate core competencies. This pharmacist is responsible for the oversight of managing all facilities throughout the enterprise, maintaining reports of environmental sampling and monitoring, acting on results, maintaining all applicable policies and procedures, and conducting staff competencies.
General Overview of Roles & Responsibilities
The Sterile Compounding Coordinator is responsible for ensuring all compounding rooms, devices, supplies, and personnel are compliant with all USP Chapter Regulations relating to 795>,,, and
Responsibility of USP and daily compliance includes but is not limited to ensuring proper airflow in ISO classified areas, verifying products used meet USP requirements for sterile compounding, and confirming devices are working according to manufacturer specifications.
The coordinator completes routine environmental sampling of all devices and rooms, coordinates semi-annual re certification with an outside entity, conducts new employee training, writes and reviews sterile compounding procedures, and supervises annual written and didactic competency testing with all employees who engage in sterile compounding.
Collaborate with direct report manager on strategic plans to maintain compliance for all facilities throughout the Children’s National Enterprise
Education: Pharmacist (BS or PharmD)
License: Active license or eligible to have an active pharmacist license in the District of Columbia
Requirements: Experience in hospital, home care, 503a or 503b compounding facility or similar experience for a minimum of 3 years
Specialized Knowledge: Strong interpersonal skills; ability to organize and manage information ; Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong team and teaching skills
Strong In-depth knowledge of the interpretation of USP Standards ( ,,,<825)
Current or Pending Board Certification in Sterile Compounding* (preferred but not required)
Evidence of recent work done with USP standards ( within the last 3 years)
Internal Number: 190002S1
About Children's National Hospital
Children's National is a not-for-profit institution that performs more than 450,000 visits each year. Featuring 323 beds and a Level IV NICU, Children's National is the regional referral center for pediatric emergency, trauma, cancer, cardiac and critical care as well as neonatology, orthopaedic surgery, neurology and neurosurgery.  Children's National is ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and The Leapfrog Group. Children's National is a teaching hospital of The George Washington University School of Medicine and The Howard University College of Medicine.