The Johns Hopkins Hospital, a 1,051-bed academic medical center, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are the major components of the Johns Hopkins Health System, a vertically integrated, multi-institutional system for medical services delivery. It was one of the first non-profit, academically based healthcare systems of its kind in the country. Located in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, The Johns Hopkins Hospital is consistently ranked at the top of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report.
The Department of Pharmacy, consistent with the mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine, places a priority on teaching, research and patient care. At Johns Hopkins Hospital, the department is responsible for providing acute care pharmacy services for a diverse population of medical and surgical patients, with additional services provided within the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center and affiliated clinics. Within the department, there are 45 acute care and primary care clinical pharmacy specialists as well as 31 general and specialized pharmacy residents.
This position reports to an Operations Manager in the Adult Medicine, Emergency, and Surgery Pharmacy Division. Applicants are preferred to have completed (or be in the process of completing) an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency program or have equivalent experience. This Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for working collaboratively with multidisciplinary health care teams to promote wellness, maintain current health, and/or intervene in acute or chronic illness. They promote the safe and effective use of medications during the order verification process by consulting with other health care professionals and help to instruct patients and families on the appropriate use of their medications. Additional responsibilities for the position include: medication management, emergency code response, care coordination, drug information response, and education to students, residents, pharmacists, and other health care practitioners.
Justin T. Hare, Pharm.D., FASHP
Pharmacy Operations Manager, Clinical Services
Adult Medicine, Emergency and Surgery (AMES) Pharmacy
Minimum Requirements: Graduation from an accredited College of Pharmacy resulting in PharmD or BS degree. Completion of an ASHP accredited residency program or equivalent experience is desired. Requires comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology, therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and drug information. Current licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Maryland required. Departmental Intravenous (IV) Certification (includes aseptic technique and hazardous substance handling) within 90 days upon hire. Minimum of one year of hospital experience with responsibility for the supervision of pharmacy personnel is desired.
From the 1889 opening of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, to the opening of the School of Medicine four years later, there emerged the concept of combining research, teaching and patient care. This model, the first of its kind, would lead to a national and international reputation for excellence and discovery.Today, Johns Hopkins uses one overarching name—Johns Hopkins Medicine—to identify its entire medical enterprise. This $6.7 billion system unites the physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with the health professionals and facilities that make up the broad, integrated Johns Hopkins Health System.