Pediatric Inpatient Staff Pharmacist


Children's Tower / Pharmaceutical Services / Full time

**$20,000 Sign On Bonus for offers accepted by March 31, 2023. Terms and Conditions apply**

The Pharmacist ensures the overall integrity, safety, rationality, and effectiveness of the drug use control process for all patients in the assigned geographic or specialty area, including the following patient groups: Neonates, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, and Geriatrics.


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Current licensure with the Virginia State Board of Pharmacy required or obtained within the first 90 days of employment

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current licensure with the Virginia State Board of Pharmacy

Experience REQUIRED: N/A

Experience PREFERRED:
Minimum of one (1) year of pharmacy practice experience in a similar setting.
Previous experience with state of the art drug distribution and clinical service methods and drug information sources and retrieval and communication methods.

Education/training REQUIRED:
Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy from an accredited academic program

Education/training PREFERRED:
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an accredited academic program

Independent action(s) required:
The monitoring, screening and verification of all drug-related orders for assurance of proper dosage, route, dosage form, and administration schedule and ensuring expedited preparation and dispensing of all dosage forms by pharmacy personnel.
Resolve drug therapy problems, clarify and correct problematic drug orders, designate pharmacy technicians to perform special assignments, counsel patients regarding the safe and proper use of their medications, and resolve equipment and operational problems.
Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A

Additional position requirements:
Must be available to work evenings, nights and weekends.

Age Specific groups served: All

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs.
Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive)
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent, change

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Practicing here

Want to work in a place where unbridled energy fills the halls, and where you experience unparalleled dedication to helping kids every day? Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is ranked among the nation’s best with an incredible team that’s dedicated to nurturing the champion in every child. It’s the perfect place to build a career where the sky is the limit.

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Quality of life

Richmond offers an exceptional environment outside of work as well. The Richmond area has been named among the 50 best places to live in the US with a combination of outdoor fun, history, a booming restaurant scene and an affordable cost of living. It’s the perfect combination of artsy, jazzy, outdoorsy and family-oriented.


At Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, we don’t just take care of patients. We treat our team like family. Our unbeatable benefits go beyond excellent health and retirement plans, supporting you in everything from tuition assistance to boosting your career to child and adult care options to make your personal life more manageable.

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