GENERAL DESCRIPTION Newark Beth Israel Medical Center provides comprehensive inpatient critical care services which includes the intensive care unit, coronary care unit, cardiothoracic intensive care unit and emergency department. The critical care clinical pharmacist provides collaborative pharmaceutical care to the ICU, CCU, CTICU and ED as needed with primary rounding responsibilities in the ICU and CTICU. The pharmacist provides drug information, in-services, research, and teaching as needed. QUALIFICATIONS Required: Qualified candidates must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency in general practice and PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Candidates should also be self-motivated, have good communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and possess or be eligible for licensure in New Jersey State. Preferred: Board certification in pharmacotherapy or critical care Experience and leadership in critical care, cardiology, and emergency medicineRESPONSIBILITIES The overall job responsibilities of this position are to provide pharmaceutical care to the Children s Hospital of New Jersey patients, perform clinical interventions, conduct cost-effective care analysis, teach, and provide pharmacy representation on the Medical Center s committees. The following activities are components of the position to assist in meeting the major job responsibilities: Participates in patient care rounds with various critical care teams and provides clinical interventions in a collaborative environment. Provides cost-effective pharmaceutical care to patients by conducting direct patient care activities using a consistent approach Participates as an active member of various critical care committees as well as other hospital committees such as Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Medication Safety, and Medication Management. Serves as a primary preceptor students and for the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program and participate in the overall teaching and mentorship of pharmacy residents to aid in ensuring successful completion of all graduation requirements as set forth by policy and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Develops and conducts medication use evaluations as needed and report results to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee to promote process changes and optimize medication utilization. Monitors high risk medications and medications requiring pharmacokinetic monitoring and follow up with medical staff to address medication management issues Serves as a critical care drug information resource to all disciplines and provides lectures and other educational materials on pertinent critical care clinical topics to health care professional such as nursing, medical residents and the pharmacy department staff. Provide support to the staff of the decentralized cardiac pharmacy satellite.