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Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist | UCSF

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Referral Ecosystem Job – $3,000 Referral Bonus!


UCSF is searching for a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist and a Staff Pediatric Pharmacist for their renown Benioff Children's Hospital in San Francisco.


This is an inspired service line with highest acuity patients. Pharmacy leadership has designed a model for Clinical Pharmacists that includes concentrated 4-week blocks rounding in Heme/Onc, 2) BMT, 3) CVCU, 4) PICU, 5) Gen Peds, 6) TCUP and 7) TOC. This rotation provides direct clinical care and exposure, while also increasing the cross functional and social strength of the department. All pharmacists are trained into codes and when rounding have mobile lap tops for greatest mobility and access.


A key area of clinical need right now is PICU, Cardiovascular, TOC.

Job Criteria:


This position has on-going responsibility for monitoring and evaluating patients for appropriate therapeutic outcomes; reviewing individual patients’ records to ensure that drug therapy is appropriate; developing pharmaceutical care plans; disseminating drug information to health care professionals; participating in patient care conferences; and participating in the design and completion of patient drug use reviews, audits and other drug related studies and projects. Incumbents may also have the responsibility for a distinct pharmacy program, with or without clinical responsibilities, which requires abilities and expertise beyond those of a Staff Pharmacists I.


Examples include maintenance and use of computerized information databases, a quality assurance program, intravenous (IV) additive program, mail order service, or disaster/safety/CPR programs. Responsibilities may include the oversight of non-pharmacists (pharmacy assistants, students/interns, etc.) and/or a limited number of Staff Pharmacists I. All Staff Pharmacists II have primary and consistent responsibilities for teaching and precepting pharmacy students and/or residents. Staff Pharmacists II initiate, plan and implement projects. A portion of the annualized work time for Staff Pharmacists II may be designated to Staff Pharmacists I tasks as specified by their job descriptions.


Required Qualifications

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm D) or equivalent training.

  • Active license to practice Pharmacy in the State of California; must be in good standing with the California State Board of Pharmacy

  • Active American Heart Association CPR Certification

  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations.

  • Experience in a hospital setting, may include one year residency in hospital or clinical pharmacy practice and/or one year supervisory, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Maintain exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work well with patients, pharmacists and other healthcare personnel and administrators.

  • Flexible; able to cope with rapid change; comfortable with an ambiguous environment.

  • Ability to troubleshoot problems efficiently and effectively.

  • Maintain effective organizational, management and supervisory skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement and evaluate programs in a timely fashion.

  • Ability to effectively participate in and develop a team.

  • Demonstrated clinical pharmacy skills and knowledge.

Why it's great!

  • This is a renaissance moment for UCSF Pharmacy! The leadership team is passionate, innovative and emotionally intelligent. Great combo! Come join this team and put your stamp on UCSF!

  • This position is eligible for a $10,000 Sign-on Bonus! New employees only.

  • This management team works to plan out the weekend rotation schedule a year in advance to maximize planning for their staff!