At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
Job Summary CORRECTIONAL HEALTH
The employee's number one job responsibility is to deliver optimal medication management across all dimensions of care every time. The pharmacy vision is to become world-class pharmacy recognized for excellence.
In this role, Clinical Pharmacist will ensures the pharmacy department facilitates safe medication use, meets all legal, accreditation and certification requirements, and complies with all applicable policies, procedures, codes, and standards of the organization. Clinical Pharmacist will provides pharmacy services to patients, nurses, physicians, and other medical staff by interpreting and evaluating the validity and safety of orders and prescriptions. Integrates core clinical pharmacy knowledge, dispensing and order review activities. Individual will be expected to perform core clinical activities including order entry, pharmacokinetics, IV to PO, therapeutic interchange, and other clinical activities as required.
Multi-disciplinary rounds including clinical initiatives, direct patient care and educational/training activities will be performed. Individual will also provide education to technicians, pharmacists, and other health care practitioners. They will serve as a preceptor to pharmacy interns, technicians, ASHP-accredited pharmacy residents.
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm. D. degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy
License & Certifications:
- Texas Pharmacist License or eligible for Texas Pharmacist License; must obtain licensure within 90 days of employment.
- Texas Pharmacist Preceptor Certification within 180 days of employment.
- ACPE IV Sterile Certification
- American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of employment.
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) with course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or per LRC will be required for inpatient positions prior to or within 6 months of employment.
- Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certification preferred/high encouraged. If board certified, must maintain and remain current. If certification is lapsed, employee has six months to rectify for new certification period.
Experience preferred but not required
Completion of PGY1 ASHP-accredited residency highly preferred
Communication Skills: Writing / Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime, Travel, On Call