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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist I- Neonatology- Pennsylvania Hospital

Job ID: 131157
Philadelphia, PA, United States
May 6, 2022

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Penn 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.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Pennsylvania Hospital is seeking a full time Clinical Pharmacist Specialist to join our ICN team !

Unit Description:

The Intensive Care Nursery is a 50 bed level 3 intensive care unit that specializes in the care of premature and critically ill infants. As part of the largest delivery service in Philadelphia, this busy unit cares for infants who require both long term and transitional care. The Intensive Care Nursery is a collaborative environment that uses the skill and expertise from a variety of disciplines to provide the highest level of care in a family centered environment. The unit participates in numerous research studies aimed at elevating neonatal care.


    This position is responsible for provision of pharmaceutical care for patients in the Intensive Care Nursery. Activities include participation in interdisciplinary patient rounds; patient and caregiver education; evaluate, monitor and modify drug therapy; provide recommendations to optimize patient outcomes; minimize safety issues; ensure cost effectiveness; support the investigational product portions of the clinical trials conducted within the Women’s Health Division; and provide drug information. The Clinical Pharmacist Specialist participates in the development of programs, policies, and guidelines that support the implementation of evidence-based standards of practice and fulfill requirements of UPHS, Pennsylvania Hospital, PAH Pharmacy Department, TJC, and other regulatory agencies. The Clinical Pharmacist Specialist contributes to the overall clinical management initiatives of the Department of Pharmacy Services through the provision of Pharmacy in-services; quality initiative implementation, data collection, and analysis; contributing to the detection and reporting of adverse drug events; and participating as a regular or ad hoc member of hospital committees.


    • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
    • Board certification or certification eligibility in pharmacotherapy management

    • Completion of a Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY-1) or equivalent experience

    • Experience precepting students and residents preferred

    • Completion of a PGY-2 residency or equivalent experience preferred

    • Current Registered Pharmacist license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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