SUMMARY: This position is accountable for providing safe and effective pharmaceutical care at Valley Childrens Healthcare. Serves as pharmacology consultant, a patient advocate, and a fiscal conscience to the healthcare team while providing pharmacy services to meet the needs of patients/care providers, physicians, nurses and other healthcare team members. Processes safe and effective drug therapy beginning with the review of physician's orders through the administration and outcome of drug therapy and includes providing clinical pharmaceutical services. The emphasis of this position is advanced pharmacy practice in a pediatric inpatient setting.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Pharmacy degree required, Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) preferred. Current Registered Pharmacist with the California State Board of Pharmacy required. Residency or 1 year experience in pediatrics and/or home care preferred. Application of pharmacology and knowledge of drug distribution.
POSITION DETAILS: Per Diem. Schedule varies depending on department needs - rotating 10 hour shifts and every other weekend.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.