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    Summary

    The Pharmacy Department of the CC provides 24-hour comprehensive pharmacy services for both inpatient and outpatient research participants.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Pharmacist (Clinical) with the NIH Clinical Center's Pharmacy Department, your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

    • Independently advises, interfaces and participates with physicians in the design of complex drug treatment plans;
    • Monitors and evaluates drug therapy for beneficial therapeutic outcome;
    • Designs drug regimens utilizing current pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles and specific patient parameters;
    • Supports and implements clinical research studies; recommends modifications when changing organ system's functions dictate need;
    • Participates in daily rounds monitor and review drug therapy; IV incompatibilities and complications of multiple drug therapies;
    • Advises physician on drug selection when appropriate and conduct pharmacy rounds daily to assess pharmaceutical care needs of patients including assessment of favorable therapeutic outcome;
    • Reports all significant findings to in-house committees and FDA;
    • Serves as expert consultant to in-house committees for selection and evaluation of drugs for formulary listing;
    • Proactively brings new pharmacotherapy advances in own specialty area to in-house committees and makes recommendations for inclusion in the formulary;
    • Serves as a technical authority and resource with direct interaction with patients to independently obtain complete drug histories, including over-the-counter medications and alternative drug therapies and integrates information into treatment plan.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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    0660 Pharmacist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518943600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.