Catholic Health Initiatives Clinical Pharmacist I - Pharmacy - PRN (Varied Shifts) in HOUSTON, Texas

Clinical Pharmacist I - Pharmacy - PRN (Varied Shifts)

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a

world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962

by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in

Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The

first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for

Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the

award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding

community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult

and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital

holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and

affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and

Prairie View A&M University.

PositionSummary

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.

Qualifications

Education and LicensureRequired:

Registered

Pharmacist with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy in good standing-(RPH)

Aseptic Technique – Complete an ACPE approved 20 hour sterile products course

Minimum Experience:

Post

Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Residency OR

Three

(3) years of experience

PositionResponsibilities:

1.

Reviews,

interprets, and evaluates all medication orders for patients in all age groups

2.

Maintains

patient medication profiles in an automated pharmacy information system

3.

Consults

with and advises medical, nursing, and other healthcare providers regarding the

prescribing, dispensing, or administration of medications.

4.

Routinely

monitors the patient’s total drug therapy for effectiveness, side effects, adverse

reactions, toxicities, drug interactions, and incompatibilities

5.

Participates

actively in cardiopulmonary emergencies.

6.

Conducts

assigned target drug monitoring programs and concurrent drug use evaluation

activities as required

7.

Performs

and documents Pharmacist Intervention activities such as recommendations on

drug product selection, dosage adjustments, and appropriate drug therapy

8.

Obtains

medication histories on selected patients and communicates pertinent

information to the appropriate healthcare provider

9.

Communicates

with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers as necessary

10.

Prepares

and/or Verifies the appropriate preparation of medications to be dispensed

using the correct technique, as required.

Job Pharmacy

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0117010