Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Full Time, Rotating Shift

Silver Spring, MD
May 04, 2023
Jun 28, 2023
Full Time
White Oak Medical Center seeks to hire a Pharmacist who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Clinical Staff Pharmacist you will:
• Maintain excellent working knowledge of pharmacy practice and the Electronic Health Record. Verify and enter orders accurately, to ensure barcode scanning, timely accessibility of drugs, formulary maintenance, adherence to policy, and overall patient safety.
• Engage all members of the healthcare team, including patients and families to design, recommend, and monitor patient-specific pharmacotherapy, participate in multidisciplinary rounds, provide patient counseling and other follow up; respond to code emergencies.
• Accurately and safely prepare, label, check, and dispense all medication
• Communicate with team members regarding patient and department needs directly and utilizing shift reports and daily huddles, including information for Pharmacy Leaders, Clinicians, Technicians, Procurement and 340B, Information Technology, and others.
• Practice pharmacy stewardship through approved clinical protocols, medication dosing, therapeutic substitution, antibiotic stewardship, communicating with the healthcare team
• Maintain and supervise a working knowledge of Pharmacy Technician workflow, duties and skill sets to ensure smooth department function and throughput
• Participate in team meetings and others as assigned
• Additional duties as assigned

Qualified candidates will possess:
• Graduation from an ACPE accredited pharmacy school, with PharmD degree; alternatively, Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with acute hospital/clinical experience, required.
• Strongly Preferred: Minimum one year of hospital pharmacy practice
• Considered: Recent graduate w/ minimum 2 years hospital pharmacy technician/intern experience; or non-hospital pharmacist experience, with counseling and medication therapy management
• Supervisory/management experience not required but welcome

Work Schedule:

weekends, evenings, and holidays included

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.