Job Description

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: To provide leadership in the day to day development of efficient investigational drug service operations.  Oversee workflow and processes to ensure excellence in patient care, patient safety, and adherance to all regulatory rules and requirements.  Ensure proper, timely and thorough record keeping.  Exercise fiscal responsibility in terms of revenue generation and expenses.  Dispense and distribute investigational drugs ensuring proper randomization (where applicable), correct medicine, proper usage, and compliance with study requirements. Advise physicians, protocol sponsors and study coordinators on available and required resources for successful study deployment and ongoing study management.  Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate study requirements as needed to ensure full compliance with all regulatory protocols.

Provide guidance to clinical staff on investigational drug protocols.  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.  

This is a system level position. Travel between pavilions is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   
1.  Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:  Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy Required, PharmD Preferred, Pharmacy  Practice Residency, Preferred
2. 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

3.  Work Experience (Years and Area): 5 years total pharmacy experience
4.  Management Experience (Years and Area):  1-2 years preferred
5.  Equipment Operated: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:    (Check Applicable Areas)

1.  Communication Skills:
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.  Advanced Education:

Bachelor's Degree Major:  Pharmacy

Master's Degree Major:  Administration (preferred)

4.  Work Schedule:   Flexible, Travel, On Call

Application Instructions

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