Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
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 Pharmacy Coordinator role with Hematology/Oncology (Heme/Onc) will provide advanced clinical pharmacy services and coordination at Harris Health System. The coordinator will be self-driven and motivated to serve as a resource to the interdisciplinary team, and other pharmacists while delivering innovative practices and service delivery models that ensure cost effective and optimal medication management. The coordinator will serve as the residency program director, preceptor of pharmacy interns, technicians, and pharmacy residents. Each year, the coordinator will partner with the administrative director of clinical services & director of pharmacy to develop clinical initiatives. The coordinator will also collaborate with others to develop, coordinate, and evaluate target drug programs, restricted drug programs, drug usage evaluation programs, and cost containment program. The coordinator would be required to present to the Utilization Committee and Pharmacy Executive Leadership committee.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees:
Bachelors degree in Pharmacy Required
PharmD, preferred

Licenses & Certification:
a. Registered with Texas State Board of Pharmacy; If licensure by reciprocity or if new pharmacy graduate, must obtain Texas license within the first 90 days of employment.
b. Completion of PGY1 from an ASHP-accredited residency program
c. Specialty residency (PGY2) in Oncology is strongly preferred
d. Board of Pharmacy Specialties in Oncology & ACPE IV Sterile Certification preferred

Work Experience: Five (5) years of total pharmacy experience including 3 years as a clinical pharmacy specialist in a progressive clinical practice in oncology required.

Management Experience: Two (2) years of related pharmacy management experience

Communication Skills: Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking), Writing/ Correspondence, Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Outlook, PC

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Research, Statistical

Work Schedule: Flexible, Travel, On Call, Eligible for telecommute

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