The Pharmacy Clinical Manager will assists the Director in providing and assuring quality pharmaceutical care in accordance with accepted ethical and professional practices and all legal and regulatory requirements. The Pharmacy Clinical Manager will help plan, organize, direct, control, monitor, and evaluate pharmacy services through developing, revising and enforcing policies and procedures in concert with the Medical Staff and Hospital Administration relating to the selection, distribution and safe and effective use of drugs at Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital. The Pharmacy Clinical Manager must be committed to the mission of Houston Methodist Department of Pharmacy Services; must regularly attend management and hospital meetings; and participate in conducting regularly scheduled staff meetings. The Pharmacy Clinical Manager is responsible for integrating distributive, supportive, and clinical pharmacy services for all patients of Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital.
Bachelor of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent. An advanced degree (M.S., MBA, or Pharm.D.) is preferred.
Completion of an accredited residency in pharmacy practice, or equivalent experience.
Completion of PGY-1 in a clinical area strongly for this clinical role; PGY-2 preferred.
2-3 years of previous hospital pharmacy administrative experience.
Familiar with clinical, administrative, educational, and research activities in contemporary hospital pharmacy practice.
Experience with computerized drug distribution systems, drug preparation and drug use control systems, drug product selection, purchasing, inventory control, clinical, and ambulatory pharmacy services.
Experience with specialized drug delivery devices is desirable. Should possess previous experience with computerized pharmacy management systems.
Previous teaching experience. With a working knowledge of sterilization and aseptic techniques.
Licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of Texas.
Must maintain continuing education credits to maintain professional licensure. Must have the training for aseptic technique and sterile product preparation as required by law.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrate a desire to contribute to the pharmaceutical literature.
Understanding of the basic principles of rational drug therapy and be able to train others in providing rational drug therapy.
Knowledge and ability to fiscally manage a hospital pharmacy division.
Effective personnel management skills.
Familiarity with cost justification and cost accounting techniques.
Basic background knowledge of biostatistical techniques and research methodology in drug evaluation techniques.
Professional knowledge, database, and judgment to accurately dispense medications and appropriately intervene in monitoring drug therapy for patient age groups, neonate to geriatric.
Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet development with the personal computer.
Professional and technical competence in the critical selection, evaluation, and utilization of the pharmaceutical, medical, and scientific literature.
Ability to use a PC keyboard and printers, calculator, bar code reader, typewriter, prescription balance, and syringes.
Ability to integrate distributive, supportive, and clinical activities within the respective areas of responsibility.
Ability to monitor compliance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to drugs and drug delivery devices in the respective work areas.
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