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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy. Bachelor of Pharmacy and/or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) preferred.

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5 years of Pharmacy practice experience (minimum 3 years in a hospital setting). 1 year supervisory or 2 years administration/team leader experience.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Individual with an expertise in inpatient pharmacy operations and practices. A strong knowledge of JCAHO and other regulatory agencies' requirements. Ability to lead and manage clinical pharmacists on a daily basis.
Experienced in department budgeting. Proficient in compiling and analyzing data to support decision making.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Pharmacist Licensure in the District of Columbia

Functional Accountabilities

Compliance Management
  1. Provide accurate record keeping and documentation for dispensing activities in compliance with regulatory standards.
  2. Facilitate in off-site storage of records/documentation as well as retrieval based on regulatory standards.
  3. Communicate IT record keeping needs to informatics pharmacist(s) as needed to maintain compliance based on regulatory standards.
Pharmaceutical Care Operations
  1. Review and update compounding formularies annually.
  2. Maintain adequate equipment for compounding and create a plan for regular maintenance for equipment.
  3. Maintain and document appropriate storage of all medications in the main inpatient and satellite pharmacies.
  4. Work with reverse distributor to ensure thorough inventory outdate checking.
Human Resource Management
  1. Provide oversight of all clinical pharmacists to achieve accurate and precise work.
  2. Assess employee skills and aptitude; provide development and career advancement opportunities when appropriate
  3. Develop, implement and monitor performance improvement plans when indicated. Initiate corrective/disciplinary action
  4. Assist with scheduling of clinical pharmacists as well as provide orientation for new clinical pharmacists and document their training in their HR files.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.