Pharmacist Job at Shriners Children's, Philadelphia, PA

  • Shriners Children's
  • Philadelphia, PA

Job Description

Shriners Children’s is a family that respects, supports, and values each other. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidenced based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience defines us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.

Shriners Children's is the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury, cleft lip and palate, and pediatric subspecialties medical center. We have an opportunity for a Pharmacist to join our Pharmacy team.


Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday: 6:30 am – 8:30 pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Holidays: Closed

Under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, this position will provide clinical pharmacy services, pharmacy student teaching and pharmacy operational duties as appropriate.

1. Maintains clinical pharmacy services on all hospital units
2. Manages the pharmacy inventory control program and ordering of pharmaceuticals.
3. Assists in all pharmacy operations as appropriate, including supervision of the pharmacy technician staff.


Assumes Operational aspects of the Pharmacy Department in the Director's absence.

• Satisfies any problems that may arise when the Director is not available. 


Reviews physician's drug orders and provides quality and timely advice to ensure that they are accurate, appropriate, and complete.

• Reviews all medication orders for patient allergies or potential sensitivities.
• Reviews all medication orders for existing or potential medication or food interactions.
• Reviews all medication orders for appropriateness of medication, dose, frequency, route of administration,
therapeutic duplication, drug incompatibilities, overdoses and potential toxic effects.
• Reviews all medication orders for current or potential impact as indicated by laboratory values.
• Provides quality and timely advice.




Bachelor in Pharmacy required, DPT preferred



Pharmacy license in state of practice required



2 years Hospital Pharmacy experience preferred




Shriners Children’s is an EOE/Drug-Free, Smoke-Free Workplace. 


Shriners Children’s values diversity and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


In accordance with local and system policies, all SHC employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to be eligible for hire.


Job Tags

Holiday work, Relief, Local area, Weekend work, Sunday, Saturday, Monday to Friday,

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