SUMMARY: This position is a one-year, postgraduate fellowship in pharmacy practice with an emphasis in the pediatric and neonatal intensive care. The purpose of this PGY2 fellowship is to build upon the applicant's Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency program to further develop as a clinical pharmacist in specialized intensive care areas of practice. The hospital is a teaching hospital for medical and pharmacy residents, fellows and students thus teaching responsibilities will be expected. Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to, operations, pharmacy administration and completion of a research project for presentation and publication. Rotations in the NICU, PICU, Emergency Department and other subspecialties are offered. Residency graduates will be equipped to participate as integral members of interdisciplinary teams and will have developed skills to make expert recommendations for the medication management of critical neonatal and pediatric patients.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent required, Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) preferred. Current Registered Pharmacist with the California State Board of Pharmacy required. Pharmacy Resident. Experience in pediatrics preferred. RPH (Registered Pharmacist) within 90 days of hire or transfer into position, BLS (Basic Life Support) within 30 days of hire or transfer into position, PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) within 12 months preferred.
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, M-F 8-5 w/weekend rotation.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.