The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center (CC) Pharmacy is seeking a highly motivated Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pharmacotherapy to provide pharmaceutical care and research support for the patients and study participants enrolled in the intramural research protocols of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in a federal research hospital. The NIH CC Pharmacy Department strives to exceed the expectations of patients, investigators, and workforce in an environment that provides the pharmacy staff with motivation, challenge, and professional growth.
The successful candidate for this position will be an exceptionally talented, knowledgeable, and motivated Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with extensive experience providing pharmaceutical care in a team based practice model. All Clinical Pharmacy Specialists serve as pharmacotherapy subject matter experts in their respective field of practice. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist must demonstrate a mastery of clinical research, including research methodologies, protocol design, implementation, and analysis. Further, the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist must be accustomed to and proficient at providing clinical and didactic education for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and physician and pharmacist trainees. A Doctor of Pharmacy degree recognized by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and a Pharmacist License are required. For this position, the highly desired candidate will also have post-graduate year 1 and year 2 residency training, board certification, and 3 to 5 years of clinical pharmacy practice experience. This position is in the Clinical Pharmacy Section of the Pharmacy Department, CC.
The selected candidate will join a multidisciplinary team practicing in an environment of progressive, integrated, pharmaceutical services. This Pharmacotherapy Clinical Pharmacy Specialist position will collaborate with physician scientists pioneering research in the field of Sickle Cell Disease, while providing pharmaceutical care support for the Cardiology and Hematology Consult Services. Clinical pharmacy specialists support the research efforts of the NIH Intramural Research Program, including, but not limited to participation in the design and conduct of clinical trials and Institutional Review Board, Drug Safety and Monitoring Board, and Safety Monitoring Committee membership. This support extends to collaborating with the investigational drug service and pharmacy operations to facilitate the implementation of Institute protocols through the Pharmacy Department. Clinical pharmacy specialists are expected to pursue clinical and translational research through collaborations with Institutes, Clinical Center Departments and the Pharmacy Departments Laboratories. The clinical pharmacy specialist shares responsibility for educating future pharmacist and physician scientists through traditional lectures and experiential precepting of students, residents and fellows.
Opportunities for pharmacy-based research, teaching and publishing are available. The Pharmacy Department offers state-of-the-art services in an ultra-modern facility. The NIH Clinical Research Center is located on a 300-acre college-like campus and is the hospital where the intramural research of the NIH’s 27 Institutes and Centers is conducted.
Applicants must be licensed to practice pharmacy in a State, territory of the U.S., the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree that meets the minimum educational requirements as described in the vacancy announcement on USAJOBS. The generous benefits packages associated with federal employment are also included. The salary will be commensurate with experience.
For information about the position call Benjamin Colton, PharmD, BCIDP at (301) 402-7077 or e-mail email@example.com. To learn more about the Pharmacy and NIH, please visit www.cc.nih.gov/phar or the NIH website at www.nih.gov. The NIH CC vacancy announcement for this position contains complete application procedures and lists all mandatory information which you must submit with your application. This announcement will be available from January 4, 2021 to January 13, 2021. Please visit the USAJOBS website at www.usajobs.gov and search Keyword: Pharmacist; Location: Bethesda, MD.
This position’s announcement number is NIH-CC-DH-21-10955404. All application materials must be received by before midnight on January 13, 2021.
U.S. Citizenship requirement must be met by the closing date of January 13,2021.
Position is subject to a background investigation.
Weekend and shift work may be required.
Pre-employment health screening is required.
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About National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center (CC) is the 200-bed research hospital and ambulatory care research facility in Bethesda, Maryland that supports the Intramural Research Program (IRP) of the National Institutes of Health. It is the largest inpatient facility in the country devoted exclusively to clinical research, and provides a full range, of services from ambulatory clinical to critical care and special procedures. The CC admits approximately 9,000 patients yearly. In addition, the outpatient clinics support nearly 100,000 patient visits annually. Patients come from all over the world to participate in a research program aimed at developing new knowledge of disease processes, new treatments and expanded comprehension of basic biologic systems. The focus at the CC on early phase and first-in-human clinical trials and on the study of rare diseases makes it possible to rapidly translate scientific observations and laboratory discoveries into new approaches for diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease. The patient population generally has a clinical intensity higher than that of comparable specialties in academic medical centers, and patients are seen for prolonged periods of assessment, treatment and recovery.