Clinical Pharmacist I - Specialty Pharmacy
Christus Health

Tyler, Texas

Posted in Medical and Nursing
3 days ago


Job Info


Summary:

All pharmacists fill orders for drugs, monitor patient drug therapies and provide drug information. Pharmacists provide pharmacy services with compassion, excellence and efficiency.

  • Prepares and dispenses drug orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Interprets drug orders (verbal and written) and transcribes/verifies into computerized patient medication record accurately. Maintains, accurate, complete patient drug record.
  • Compounds and dispenses pharmaceuticals including non-sterile and sterile products, chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition products accurately.
  • Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law and institutional policies.
  • Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion.
  • Maintains competency required for current job title/position
  • Maintains current pharmacist license. Ensures applicable CE records and licensure are maintained in department files. Attends staff meetings.
  • Completes all competency/skills assessment requirements.
  • Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel. Verifies the daily activities of pharmacy technicians
  • Ambulatory care Pharmacist
  • Provides ambulatory pharmaceutical care services utilizing approved protocols and/or collaborative agreement with other providers, including managing patient drug therapy, anticoagulation management, providing patient education, and preparing and/or overseeing the preparation and dispensing of medications. Performs duties in the clinical areas assigned such as but not limited to: anticoagulation clinics, intensive medical home, transition of care, Discharge Medication reconciliation, etc.
  • Ensures safe, appropriate, cost effective drug therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose.
  • Assists with pharmacokinetics consult service and renal drug dosing per hospital protocol.
  • Reads, extracts and interprets information in patient medical records accurately.
  • Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Sustains the hospital drug formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols and promoting rational drug therapy selection.
  • Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners as appropriate.
  • Provides accurate, adequate and timely drug information to the hospital's professional staff.
  • Provides drug education to patients and their families per institutional protocol.
  • Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department. Collects data, conducts monitors and inspections and maintains logs, records and other documentation as assigned.
  • Conducts designated interventions as defined in department Clinical Intervention activities (IV to PO, Renal Dosing, Pharmacokinetic dosing support, Anticoagulation)
  • Baseline departmental standards for reporting interventions for clinical productivity as defined by departmental goals.
  • Participates in antibiotic stewardship, opioid stewardship, and shortage management activities as assigned
  • Attends interdisciplinary rounds when assigned
  • Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion
Requirements:
  • Graduate of and ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Hospital experience preferred
  • Pharmacy registration in the State of practice.
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS (pediatric practice) within 180 days
Work Type:

Full Time




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