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Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Pharmacist General Medicine in Aurora, Colorado

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Job ID87534

LocationAurora, Colorado

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


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Here, it's different. Come join us. Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Here, the nation's brightest nurses, physicians, scientists, researchers, therapists, and care providers are creating the future of child health. With an optimist's outlook, a trailblazing spirit, and a celebrated history, we're making new strides every day. We've been Magnet-designated four times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and are consistently recognized among the best of the best pediatric hospitals with #1 rankings in Colorado and the region by U.S. News & World Report. As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families from all over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals, 11 specialty care centers, 1,300+ outreach clinics and more than 10,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties. Here, we know it takes all of us, every role, to deliver the best possible care to each child and family we treat. That's why we build our teams toward a foundation of equity in access, advancement, and opportunity. We know teams of individuals with different identities and backgrounds can nurture creativity and innovation. We know we can see, treat, and heal children better when our team reflects the diversity of our patient population. We strive to attract and retain diverse talent because we know a truly inclusive and equitable workforce will help us one day realize our most basic calling: to heal every child who comes through o A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it's different.

Job Overview

The Clinical Pharmacist General Medicine ensures safe, appropriate, and economical use of drugs through the application of specialized skills and knowledge in pediatric patient care. This position will provide clinical pharmacy services to support our growing medical and surgical areas. This pharmacist will join two (2) other General Medicine Clinical Pharmacists to broaden the services currently being provided and lead the development of the pharmacist role in service expansion.

Additional Information

Department: Pharmacy Hours per week: 40, eligible for benefits Shift: Day, with rotating weekends and holidays.


Education: Doctor of Pharmacy or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree. Experience: Completion of one year pharmacy residency. Equivalency: One year of pharmacy work experience accepted in lieu of residency. Licensure: State of Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) Pharmacist license. Previous pediatric and residency training is preferred.


POPULATION SPECIFIC CARE Neonate - 30 days to 1yr Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrs Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrs School age - >5yrs to 13yrs Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrs Adult - >18yrs to 65yrs ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform. Provides drug information services by responding to questions regarding medication compatibilities, adverse drug events, regimens, dosing, interactions, storage and disposal, compounding, therapeutic uses of medications and pharmaceutical supplies in a timely manner; using a systematic approach to effectively searching, retrieving, and evaluating the literature and appropriately communicating and applying the information to the patient care situation; and assisting with the development, maintenance, and implementation of hospital and department policy and procedures rela ed to medication use, storage, restrictions, and administration Sustains and implements quality and safety initiatives and practices in the department and throughout the hospital. Reports adverse drug events and medication variances using the hospital variance reporting program (QSRS). Sustains clinical pharmacy services throughout the organization by providing pharmaceutical care for pediatric patients of all age ranges through participation in multi-disciplinary team rounds and/or care, emergency