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Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Research Pharmacist in Boston, Massachusetts

56738BRTitle:Clinical Research PharmacistDepartment:Patient Services-PharmacyAutoReqId:56738BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:PharmacyJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our Pharmacy Department and discover how your talents can change lives.

The Clinical Research Pharmacist will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing medication orders to ensure medication therapy is appropriate for patients, identifying drug-drug interactions, contraindications and other potentially problematic issues, collaborating with the prescriber to modify orders as needed

  • Checking medication orders/prescriptions filled by pharmacy technicians and pharmacy interns, verifying products are correctly selected, prepared and labeled

  • Researching patient history as necessary and complete medication history documentation.

  • Supervising support personnel within assigned work area and ensuring products are prepared and distributed in accordance with established procedures, schedules and protocols

  • Maintaining responsibility for clinical investigational drug trials.

  • Reviewing protocols for clinical investigational drug trials, as required.

  • Liaises with principal investigators and/or trial coordinators/research assistants to establish pharmacy’s role, determine fee schedules and to implement dispensing, compounding and billing procedures.

  • Communicating with, and trains staff anticipated to participate in any aspect of the clinical investigational drug trial.

  • Maintaining a pharmacy binder and related Vestigo database which contains a study summary, protocol, dispensing procedures, completed samples of required paperwork, dispensing checklist, fee schedule, billing procedures and any other relevant materials for each investigational trial.

  • Maintaining responsibility for the management of the inventory for clinical investigational drug trials; orders, replaces and returns study materials, as required.

  • Assisting in ensuring the participation of the pharmacy department in all clinical trials which involve drugs.

  • Working with clinical informatics team to build/review order templates.

To qualify, you must have:

  • PharmD degree from an accredited pharmacy program

  • Current license and registration by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy

  • The ability to work a rotating schedule including 8 or 12 hour shifts.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular