Job Summary The General Pediatrics Pharmacy Team Leader shall be responsible for:
Providing direct pharmaceutical care services. Providing pharmaceutical care to patients to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes. Conducts 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
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. Defining pharmacy support requirements for Central Team
Participating in collaborative projects to improve patient care, quality improvement or resolve clinical problems
Guiding pharmacists through educational programs to increase knowledge of appropriate pharmacotherapy use and patient monitoring. Mentors pharmacists, residents, students, interns and technicians. May precept pharmacy students or teach/coordinate didactic courses for colleges/schools of pharmacy. Presenting in-services to prescribers and nurses to increase their knowledge and optimize medication use
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.
Preparing papers and journal articles for publication and presentation. Maintaining professional competence
In order to qualify you must have:
A Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, MA Pharmacist license and a minimum of 5-7 years advanced practice experience
Analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems or design relatively complex systems and programs
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
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) retirement savings plan, cash-value pension plan, tuition reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
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.