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Job Title

Clinical Pharmacist I

Role

Clinical Pharmacist

Location

Houston , TX

Description

Overview

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.


CHI St. Luke’s Health
, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, has been serving our community since 1954. Operating 137 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states, making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents. We proudly provide a vast array of services that help us keep our community safe and healthy.


We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and dependent adults
  • Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs

Responsibilities

We are looking to add another passionate Clinical Pharmacist to our amazing and already established team of Pharmacists! Our hospital system is a well-recognized system with some of the top programs in the nation! We are looking for our Pharmacists to provide exemplary patient care to meet our patients' needs. If you are passionate about being an integral part of the patient care experience, you belong with us!

Position Summary
Ensures the safe and effective use of medications by providing medication order verification while assessing for optimal drug product selection, dosage regimen design, effective administration and drug therapy monitoring services in the health system. Monitors inpatient and outpatient drug therapies when appropriate and Works with medical staff to find alternatives when needed. Evaluates patient care plans, medication therapy and resolves medication related problems and issues, including categorization of patient specific therapies to optimize pharmaceutical care.

Position Responsibilities
  • Reviews, interprets, and evaluates all medication orders for patients in all age groups.
  • Maintains patient medication profiles in an automated pharmacy information system.
  • Consults with and advises medical, nursing, and other healthcare providers regarding the prescribing, dispensing, or administration of medications.
  • Routinely monitors the patient’s total drug therapy for effectiveness, side effects, adverse reactions, toxicities, drug interactions, and incompatibilities.
  • Conducts assigned target drug monitoring programs and concurrent drug use evaluation activities as required.
  • Performs and documents Pharmacist Intervention activities such as recommendations on drug product selection, dosage adjustments, and appropriate drug therapy.
  • Obtains medication histories on selected patients and communicates pertinent information to the appropriate healthcare provider.
  • Communicates with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers as necessary.
  • Prepares and/or Verifies the appropriate preparation of medications to be dispensed using the correct technique, as required.
Requirements:
  • Registered Pharmacist with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy in good standing-(RPH)
  • Aseptic Technique – Complete an ACPE approved 20 hour sterile products course
  • Three (3) years of hospital pharmacist experience
Hours:
  • Part Time
  • Night Shift
    • Sunday - Thursday
    • 9pm-7am every other week

Pay Range
$44.73 - $64.85 /hour

General Requirements

Required Skills

Medication Reconciliation Madication Therapy Management Drug Utilization Review Sterile Compounding Hospital Pharmacy Operations

Nice to Have Skills

Patient Care Communication Skills

Licenses & Certifications

RPh

Type of Job & Compensation

What type of job is it?

Part-time

Pay for this job

$44.00 to $64.00 per hour

Benefits offered

Dental Employee assistance program Medical Paid time off Tuition reimbursement Vision

Availability needed for this job

Evening shift Monday to Friday Weekends required

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