At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Pharmacy Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Staff Pharmacist II will be responsible for:
Interpreting and evaluating medication orders to ensure drug and dosage are appropriate for patient and to identify possible adverse reactions, contacting physician as needed.
Reviewing, filling and dispense physician medication orders/prescriptions.
Checking orders/prescriptions filled by support personnel, verifying products are correctly prepared and labeled.
Providing drug information as a subject matter expert.
Providing patient education.
Completing medication history documentation.
Performing quality improvement activities.
Supervising support personnel within assigned work area and ensuring products are prepared and distributed in accordance with established procedures, schedules and protocols.
Working Monday-Friday days, approximately one evening shift per week and every 4th weekend.
To qualify, you must have:
Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy plus up to one year of post-degree course work and/or an internship and: two to three years general pharmacy experience, or one year directly related pediatric experience. Doctorate degree in Pharmacy preferred.
Current license and registration by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy.
Analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems OR design relatively complex systems and programs.
Communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions, or well-developed writing skills.
The Boston Children's Hospital Pharmacy Team is expanding our program and our technician career ladder to meet the evolving needs of our complex patient medication including critical care, clinical research, inpatient, and ambulatory patient populations.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.