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Children's Hospital Boston Staff Pharmacist in Boston, Massachusetts

56104BRTitle:Staff PharmacistDepartment:Patient Services-PharmacyAutoReqId:56104BRStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:Allied Health and TechnicalJob Posting Description: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 pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our Pharmacy Department and discover how your talents can change lives.

The Staff Pharmacist will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing medication orders to ensure medication therapy is appropriate for patients, identifying drug-drug interactions, contraindications and other potentially problematic issues, collaborating with the prescriber to modify orders as needed

  • Reviewing, filling and dispensing medication orders and prescriptions

  • Checking medication orders/prescriptions filled by pharmacy technicians and pharmacy interns, verifying products are correctly selected, prepared and labeled

  • Researching and providing drug information as a subject matter expert

  • Providing patient education

  • Researching patient history as necessary and complete medication history documentation.

  • Performing quality improvement/assurance activities

  • Supervising support personnel within assigned work area and ensuring products are prepared and distributed in accordance with established procedures, schedules and protocols

To qualify, you must have:

  • Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a PharmD degree from an accredited pharmacy program

  • 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 and well‑developed writing skills

  • The ability to work a rotating schedule including 8 or 12 hour shifts, overnights, rotating weekend and holiday coverage

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

In this position, you will be part of the esteemed Pharmacy team at our leading-edge Hale Clinical Building, expected to open in early 2022. Though this is a future opportunity, we are hiring and training for all team members prior to the building’s opening.

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 T-passes

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.Office/Site Location:Boston

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