General Description: The Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist will be responsible for providing direct patient care within the scope of a collaborative practice agreement with outpatient physicians in a University Health (UH) outpatient clinic. Additionally, this position will provide support for developing best practices, safety and quality initiatives, therapeutic drug monitoring, clinical pathways, and formulary management. This position will follow clinic hours which are typically M-F (8-5pm).
Expectations of this position are as follows:
Provision of comprehensive clinical pharmacy services for outpatients to improve health outcomes, to optimize safe, effective and cost-effective drug therapy, and to increase care quality for patients throughout the continuum of care through:
Pharmacotherapy management of chronic disease states in the primary care clinical setting under a collaborative practice agreement
Development of best practice guidelines, safety and quality initiatives and policy related to outpatient pharmacotherapy
Improvement of Ambulatory Care services through active participation in quality, safety and cost-savings initiatives, Clinical Management Team meetings, and Pharmacy & Therapeutics/Subcommittee meetings
Patient, provider, and clinical staff education
Active participation in Pharmacist Intern and Pharmacy Resident experiential learning experiences including development of an Ambulatory Care learning experience
Advancing Ambulatory Care pharmacy services through research, education of healthcare professionals, and professional organizational involvement
Pharmacy licensure in the state of Texas and a B.S. Pharm or Pharm. D. degree
Pharmacy Preceptor license in the state of Texas
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Ambulatory Care; or equivalent experience (PGY1 plus 2 additional years of experience in Ambulatory Care; or 5 years of experience in health-system pharmacy, with 2 years of experience in Ambulatory Care)
Board Certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP) or eligibility to test
Certification in sub-specialty area (e.g., BC-ADM, CDCES, TTS, CHC, CLS)
Conversational Spanish language proficiency
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary; commensurate with training and experience
Internal Number: 00002
About University Health San Antonio
University Health is a nationally recognized academic medical center and network of outpatient healthcare centers across San Antonio, Bexar County, and South Texas. In partnership with UT Health San Antonio, we are committed to delivering patient-centered, culturally competent and high-quality healthcare for adults and children based on a strong foundation of outcomes-based research and innovative teaching.
The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmacy Services is progressive, innovative, and rapidly expanding services to meet the needs and demands of our patients, providers, and nurses. Clinical pharmacy services are revered by our multi-disciplinary teams and pharmacists are viewed as essential members. Departmental leadership and staff have broad and diverse backgrounds and are considered leaders of the profession at local, state and national levels.
University Health provides care to the citizens of Bexar County and the surrounding areas of South Texas, including San Antonio, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the US. San Antonio has a diverse and inclusive culture that offers all the amenities of a large city with the comfort and friendliness of a small town.