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 a 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.
This Pharmacy Team Leader will be responsible for:
Under minimal supervision, works to ensure Pharmacy Department compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations including USP and Massachusetts sterile compounding
Conducts audits and surveys, with a focus on issue resolution and maintenance of compliance as required by law or regulation.
Maintains the required level of competency to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Providing direct pharmaceutical care services. Providing pharmaceutical care to patients to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes. Conducting rounds with a healthcare team.
Reviewing medication profiles for appropriate drug selection, dose, route and frequency. Identifying and resolves actual drug-related problems. Identifying and develops plan to prevent potential drug-related problems.
Coordinating training, education, competency evaluations and performance evaluations of team members –professional and technical.
Participating in budgetary control for pharmaceutical care including medication expenditures, staffing requirements and technological needs.
Directly supervising all distributive aspects of pharmaceutical care provided to patients. Improving systems and processes to ensure safe, accurate and timely provision of all aspects of pharmaceutical care.
Participating in collaborative projects to improve patient care, quality improvement/resolve clinical problems.
Guiding pharmacists through educational programs to increase knowledge of appropriate pharmacotherapy use and patient monitoring. May precept pharmacy students or teach/coordinate didactic courses for colleges/schools of pharmacy.
Conducting research and scholarship. Participating in independent or collaborative research to improve patient care or resolve clinical problems. Promoting rational, safe and effective medication use by developing protocols/guidelines through research activities. Disseminating research results at the Hospital via the Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee and the Patient Care Committee and with others in the pharmacy community.
Preparing papers and journal articles for publication and presentation. Maintaining professional competence. Augmenting knowledge base with new therapies and medication uses through awareness of current literature and attendance at pharmacotherapy meetings.
In order to qualify you must have:
Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and a minimum of 5-7 years advanced practice experience.
Analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses.
Interpersonal skills in order to manage the pharmacy staff members under supervision as well as to interact effectively with prescriber, nursing and other healthcare personnel within the hospital.
Current state licensure and registration by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy as a Pharmacist
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
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.