Job ID: 186794
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Penn Medicine is seeking a full-time Inpatient Unit Based Clinical Pharmacist in Neonatal/Women’s Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).
Shift: Dayshift 6:45 AM-3:15 PM
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is the flagship hospital of Penn Medicine located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Inpatient Pharmacy Department at HUP supports over 950 inpatient beds across both our HUP Main Campus as well as the HUP Pavilion. The HUP Pavilion, opened in October 2021 has over 500 beds and a two floor ED with 24-hour pharmacy services. The Inpatient Pharmacy Department supports a number of clinical service lines including critical care (ED, SICU, MICU, Neuro ICU, CT ICU, CICU, and CCU), surgical (cardiac, thoracic, GI, ENT, neuro, vascular, and urologic), neurology (including an epilepsy monitoring unit), solid organ transplant (heart, lung, liver, kidney), solid oncology, liquid oncology, and hematopoietic cell transplant and cellular therapy, women’s health, neonatal intensive care, and medicine (pulmonary, GI, internal medicine, and advanced medicine). Additionally, pharmacists are an integral part of the medical emergency response team.
The Inpatient Pharmacy Department supports a number of operational areas including 47 operating rooms, sterile compounding in a new sterile compounding suite, and Pharmacy Satellites (ED, Neonatal, OR, and ICU). Our decentralized pharmacy model allows pharmacists to participate in bedside rounds, and communicate with the interdisciplinary teams regarding transitions of care including admission and discharge medication reconciliation. HUP also provides discharge medication services through the MyPennPharmacy (MPP).
We are expanding our team! The Inpatient Pharmacy Department is excited to be recruiting for a Clinical Pharmacist in Neonatal/Women’s Health. This pharmacist will work with a team of pharmacists to support high-risk perinatal patients, labor and delivery, postpartum, gynecology oncology patients, and neonatal populations. The clinical pharmacist will provide comprehensive care and is responsible for medication verification, drug information, dosing, monitoring, neonatal satellite operations management, intensive care nursery medication management, patient and family education, and counseling. Collaborates with the Neonatal Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, nurses, and providers to provide comprehensive care. Participate in performance improvement projects and implementations to support both the Women’s Health and Neonatal units.
Unit based clinical pharmacists work every 4th weekend and one summer/one winter holiday along with every other MLK day. Additionally, each pharmacist is eligible for $600/year in educational fund reimbursement for professional development and $8000/year in tuition assistance.
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