PEDIATRIC PERINATAL CLINICAL STAFF PHARMACIST
Company: Williamson Medical Center
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Williamson Medical Center is hiring a Pediatric Perinatal Clinical
Staff Pharmacist in Franklin, TN. This is a full time position and
the schedule will rotate. This position is eligible for an
excellent benefit package offering medical, dental, vision, paid
time off, flexible spending accounts, voluntary life, short-term
disability and long-term disability, discounted membership to
Williamson County Recreation Centers and more!
At Williamson Medical Center, our employees are more than just
another number. To us, they're family. They're smart, talented,
compassionate, dedicated, and an overall joy to be around. We're
certainly blessed to have the best of the best working here from
the cafeteria to the operating room.
But as Williamson County and surrounding areas continue to grow, so
must we. That's why we want YOU to join our family!
Williamson Medical Center is an equal-opportunity employer and a
The Pediatric Perinatal Clinical Staff Pharmacist provides
pharmaceutical care to all patients in the hospital and
comprehensive pharmaceutical care to pediatric and perinatal
populations through integrated drug distribution, clinical
services, and teaching.
Formal Education / Training:
Earned a Pharmacy diploma or degree from a college or university.
Completed an ASHP Pharmacy PGY-1 Residency which includes pediatric
training or three years equivalent of pediatric work experience.
Specialized pediatric residencies preferred. Must have a current
license from the State of Tennessee.
Hospital or related experience required.
Equipment and Skills Training:
CPOE pharmacy module computer system, automated dispensing
cabinets, sterile compounding equipment, and Microsoft office
Work in an air-conditioned room and/or clean room or office. View
and accurately type on a computer terminal for at least a two hour
period. Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to
changes in workload and work schedule.
View and accurately type on a computer terminal for at least a two
hour period. Competently work in a seated position for a two hour
period. Efficiently communicate both orally and in writing. Safely
and efficiently stand, stoop, bend, reach and lift in order to
maintain the department equipment and supplies. Excellent
communication; teaching skills; ability to communicate effectively
with people and other health care professionals. The ability to
prioritize and manage both individuals and projects/programs. The
ability to communicate effectively with people with varying degrees
and types of disabilities. The ability to monitor
Potential for exposure to hazardous and toxic substances (including
chemotherapeutic, cytotoxic drugs and cleaning solutions), sticks
or cuts by needles and other sharp items. Potential for
musculoskeletal injuries if proper lifting and carrying techniques
are not used.
Must practice WMC's Standards of Performance Service Guidelines and
Standards. Must be sensitive to the needs of patients, families,
visitors, co-workers and staff. Must possess an extremely pleasant,
courteous and helpful attitude; excellent communication skills and
the ability to work closely and cooperatively with others is
required. Ability to set priorities and solve problems. Fosters a
team environment by providing orientation and training to new team
members. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written).
Ability to meet the pharmaceutical care needs of neonatal,
pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, obstetric, and
- Provide operational support in Pediatrics/Perinatal/NICU and
Central Pharmacy as determined by departmental need, review
medication orders for accuracy and appropriateness, order entry for
assigned areas, resolves drug distribution related issues, resolves
automated dispensing cabinet related issues. Covers assigned shifts
as determined by departmental need, including evenings, weekends
- Discuss medication order clarifications with the prescriber,
document any changes in patient and pharmacy records, and inform
others of medication order changes
- Monitor drug therapy to evaluate appropriateness of use, dose,
dosage form, regimen, route, therapeutic duplication, and drug
- Provide pharmacokinetic consultations and document
- Prevent, detect, monitor, document, and report adverse drug
reactions and medications errors. Participate in the drug therapy
management in emergencies situations. Identify and conduct patient
safety and process improvement initiative as need arises.
- Promote the use of the formulary by converting non-formulary
orders to formulary when possible, but coordinates procurement of
non-formulary drugs when necessary. Conduct drug formulary reviews
and present to appropriate committees.
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