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Pharmacy Clinical Specialist NICU
Inova Falls Church, VA
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Pharmacy Clinical Specialist NICU

Falls Church, VA
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance
  • Full-Time

The Pharmacy Clinical Specialist ensures safe, appropriate and cost-effective medication therapies are made available for patients according to established policies, procedures and protocols. Assumes staffing responsibilities in the role of a Pharmacist to ensure smooth department operations. Provides education and information on pharmaceutical care and drug therapies to patients and healthcare team members. Supports quality initiatives through data management and analysis and effective operation of the department through policy development and liaising with members of the medical community.

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the development and implementation of treatment guidelines, protocols, formulary changes and critical pathways
  • Facilitates the identification, resolution, implementation and communication of cost effective medication use issues in collaboration with the medical staff
  • Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners and patients and suggests appropriate and cost effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed
  • Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, adverse drug reactions and appropriateness of drug/dose
  • Performs all the functions/duties of the Pharmacist
  • Provides education and information to patients on pharmaceutical care and drug therapy
  • Provides training and education to Pharmacists regarding pharmaceutical care and Pharmacoeconomics and supervises and instructs Pharmacists and Pharmacy students
  • Prepares and presents drug reviews, MUE criteria, antibiotic sensitivity reports, adverse drug reaction reports and pharmacy intervention summaries to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
  • Participates in community educational programs and contributes to the advancement of the profession through presentations at local, state and national meetings
  • Prepares reports on pharmaceutical care and Pharmacoeconomic activities as directed
  • Coordinates the development of policies and procedures for clinical activities such as therapeutic interchanges
  • Participates in the quality improvement activities of the department
  • Collects and analyzes data and maintains documentation of all clinical activities
  • Establishes productive and collaborative relationships with staff members, physicians and other healthcare professionals
  • May perform additional duties as assigned

Requirements For Consideration

Minimum Education - Bachelors in Pharmacy

Education - PGY1/PGY2 Pediatric residency preferred 

Schedule - Fulltime M-F and every fourth weekend rotation 

Experience - Equivalent verifiable dedicated 7 years of pediatric experience REQUIRED

Licensing - VA Pharmacist License Active Upon Start 

Sign on Bonus Available

Inova Benefits and Perks:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage
  • Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
  • Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute to the plan
  • Competitive salary: Pay based experience
  • Amazing Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of work
  • Supplemental Plans: Including Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!

See Full List of Benefits Here: 2024 INOVA BENEFITS GUIDE

We are Inova, Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Every day, our 24,000+ team members provide world-class healthcare to the communities we serve. Our people are the reason we're a national leader in healthcare safety, quality and patient experience. And from best-in-class facilities to professional development opportunities, we support them at every step. At Inova, we're constantly striving to be ever better - to shape a more compassionate future for healthcare. 

Inova Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, pregnancy (including childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions and lactation), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by law.



3300 Gallows Road

Falls Church, VA
22042 USA



Posted date

April 13, 2024

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Inova job posting for a Pharmacy Clinical Specialist NICU in Falls Church, VA with a salary of $134,400 to $156,800 Yearly with a map of Falls Church location.