Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements


Provide strategic and tactical leadership to create a work environment that encourages creative implementation of evidenced-based pharmaceutical care, legendary patient and customer service and a highly reliable world class pharmacy with a culture of operational excellence that reinforces the mission and vision of the organization. To conduct or provide assistance in matters of pharmacy financial activities such as benchmarking and productivity of departments throughout Harris Health System, issuance and analysis of contracts and business plans, operating and capital budgets, contract compliance, financial analysis and other business management services.


1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:

Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm D degree from an accredited school of pharmacy. 
MBA/MPH; Masters Degree MBA/ MPA or Related Degree Highy Preferred.

2. Work Experience: (Years and Area):

Seven (7) Years Pharmacy Experience of which five (5) should be clinical.

3. Management Experience: (Years and Area):

Five (5) Years in Pharmacy Management Experience in Clinical Manager Level or Above.

4. Registered with Texas State Board of Pharmacy; if licensure by reciprocity, must obtain Texas license within the first 90 days of employment. Completion of PGY1 Residency is Required, PGY2 Residency preferred (relevant specialty).

5. Certifications: 

  • Texas Pharmacist Preceptor Certification within 90 days of employment
  • ACPE IV Sterile Certification
  • Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certification required or obtain within 18 months of employment. Must maintain national certification such as Board of Pharmacy Specialties If certification is lapsed, employee has six months to rectify for new certification period
  • 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.


1.  Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) 
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) 
Writing /Composing:  Correspondence   /  Reports 

2.  Other Skills:

Analytical    Design   Mathematics 
Medical Terms    P.C.   Research  Statistical   Word  Proc 

3.  Work Schedule:   Flexible, Travel, On Call

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