Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Behavioral Health-Correctional Health
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
To provide leadership in the day to day development of efficient pharmacy operations and processes that provide excellence in patient care, patient safety, and adhere to all regulatory rules and requirements, and to do so exercising fiscal responsibility in terms of revenue generation and expenses. Dispense and distribute drugs and medicines for patients and advise them of the correct medicine, proper usage, and compliance; Advise physicians on inherent dangers of drugs and the eventual side effects and assist them in prescribing the correct doses; Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness; Monitor patients for side effects and drug interactions.
Mentor/Train pharmacy residents and interns; Coordinate/Oversee/Supervise the work performed by pharmacy residents, students, interns, and technicians to ensure that performance standards are maintained and that work is accurate and in accordance with state/federal regulations and organizational/departmental guidelines.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors degree in Pharmacy Required, PharmD Preferred
+ 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. General Pharmacy Practice Residency Required
Work Experience: 2 years total pharmacy experience preferred
Writing /Composing - (Reports)
Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Research, Statistical, Word Processing
Work Schedule: Weekends Holidays Flexible Overtime