If you have at least five years of recent professional experience as a clinical pharmacist specialist – particularly if you have experience in clinical pediatric pharmacy – take a look at this direct hire opportunity at a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
If selected for this position, you will provide clinical pharmacy services in critical care patient populations. You also will research, investigate and report on adverse drug reactions in your patients.
You will be a member of the medication safety and therapeutics committee and will evaluate requests for new drug usage, review therapeutic classes for their relevancy, and help in updating hospital formulary.
You will serve as an informational and problem-solving resource for physicians, nurses and other clinical staff pharmacists.
You also will monitor the writing and dispensing of pharmaceutical orders and administration of critical care.
To be considered for this position, you must have the aforementioned five years of experience as a clinical pharmacist specialist in disease drug therapy. You also must have knowledge of (and know how to apply it) clinical pharmacology, drug-drug interactions, pharmacokinetics, and pharmaceutics to patients or you must have had PGY1 or PGY2 training in pediatrics and/or intensive care.
You also should have training in cost analysis/cost evaluation. Skills with computerized spreadsheets, word processing and databases also are preferred. You also must demonstrate above-average written and oral communication skills.
You must have an open, clean and active license to practice as a pharmacist in Ohio. You need to be able to work a full-time day schedule and you must complete a drug screening and background check successfully.
We can’t reveal the salary range for this position here, but Indeed.com reported on July 8 that the average annual salary for a pediatric pharmacist in Cleveland was $114,000.
That size salary will go far in Cleveland. Zillow.com reported in early July that the median home value in Cleveland was just $54,700, while the median rental price in Cleveland was $650 per month.