Pharmacy Resident Job

Children's Health - Pharmacy Careers

Job Number: 53007

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 3-2-2018


Position Summary

The incumbent is responsible for all Pharmaceutical Services in the assigned pediatric units. The resident is to receive training in various general and specialized settings while participating in patient care, teaching, and research.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining a continuous level of readiness for inspection by external groups; provide pharmacotherapy consultations as requested in practice area; prepare drug monographs, MUE advice and other information as needed for the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee; attend hospital committee meetings as needed; and provide education to pharmacists, nurses and physicians; serve as preceptor to pharmacy students, residents, and fellows
  • Participate in the ongoing review of the drug formulary; participate in performance improvement activities and assist in the dispensing areas of the pharmacy as a staff pharmacist and respond to codes as needed.
  • Contribute to pharmacy and medical literature; participate in research where applicable; maintain knowledge in area of expertise
  • Ability to meet physical and non-physical demands as outlined in the job description is an essential function of the job
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required



  • Graduate or professional work or advanced degree; or equivalent experience is required.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Current Texas licensure and registration as a Pharmacist or eligible for the same; licensure and registration as a Pharmacist within 90 days of the residency start date is required.
  • Healthcare Provider BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification required within 90 days of hire is required.


  • One to two years of previous pediatrics experience is preferred.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Psychomotor – Health screening; diagnosis; the design and recommendation of pharmacotherapy; Knowledge of chronic and acute diseases forms.
  • Advanced Communication Skills – Professional-to-patient communication; ability to form collaborative relationships with patient care team, conveying and demonstrating expertise, clearly articulating recommendations
  • Problem Solving – Complex technical; participate in team decision-making; literature evaluation skills for critical analysis of data to create educational materials
  • Professional Socialization – Effective group-presentation skills; ability to work on committees
  • Attitudes – Values-high integrity; strong patient advocate; Judgment-able to assess patient need and work with patient care team to affect best solution
  • Practice with Feedback – Intermediate social interaction skills
  • Must possess the ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable and professional manner on the phone and in person; and the demonstrated use of good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess the ability to interact with peers, executives, patient families and other vendors in a manner that represents Children’s positively
  • Must possess the ability to maintain regular, reliable and punctual attendance
  • Must possess the ability to learn and apply new information, knowledge and experiences in a timely manner
  • Must possess the ability to be flexible and adaptable to change
  • Must possess the ability to work on multiple tasks and projects and to prioritize

Physical Demands

Light - Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree.

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