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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 66929
Job Family: Pharmacy Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: To Be Determined
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 51011028343812-Antimicrobial Support Network
Full Time/Weekdays and Weekends. Based at Carolinas Medical Center/Levine Children’s Hospital but may involve travel to other facilities as needed.
The Pediatric Antimicrobial Support Network Clinical Pharmacist will lead and coordinates pediatric antimicrobial stewardship services from a pharmacy perspective for ASN. The ASN is a comprehensive antimicrobial stewardship program focusing on enhancing the antimicrobial use throughout the Charlotte Region Atrium Health facilities. The ASN provides antimicrobial stewardship and infectious disease pharmacy clinical services for adults and pediatrics across 16 acute care facilities. The Pediatric Antimicrobial Support Network Clinical Pharmacist will join an existing team consisting of a Pediatric Infectious Disease Medication Director and two part-time pediatric ASN pharmacists, as the team works very closely together on all pediatric infectious disease and stewardship initiatives and provides pharmaceutical care clinical services for pediatric patients.
The ASN clinical pharmacist provides pharmaceutical care through patient review, clinical rounds, and clinical projects/initiatives. Activities include review of orders for medication therapy and monitoring this therapy for drug choice, dosage, duration, drug interactions, adverse drug reactions, and formulary adherence. The ASN Clinical Pharmacist also serves as a drug information resource to nurses, pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare teammates. Individuals best suited for this role are ambitious with a comprehensive social skill set including a positive and inclusive attitude. Applicants should enjoy the prospect of continual learning and working with multiple facets of interprofessional care team in pediatric areas.
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or a Pharm D. from an accredited school of pharmacy required. Licensed in the state of North Carolina or eligible for reciprocity required. Previous pediatric hospital pharmacy experience is preferred. Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills with patients, visitors, and other healthcare team members to establish working relationships that foster optimal quality of patient care required. Completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency or equivalent experience is desired; Completion of a PGY-2 in Infectious Disease or Pediatric residency training is preferred; 3 years of previous infectious disease pharmacy or antimicrobial stewardship is preferred. Board certification in pharmacotherapy (BCPS) or infectious disease (BCIDP) preferred.
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