Methodist Healthcare System is the area's largest and most preferred healthcare system. Our mission is "Serving humanity to honor God by providing exceptional and cost-effective health care accessible to all."
Methodist Healthcare, a 7 Hospital system, represents the San Antonio Division of HCA Healthcare.
Full-time, day shift (rotating weekends), decentralized transplant pharmacist specialist position
This position would join our pharmacy team and have a primary assignment working with our thoracic transplant team as we expand beyond our established Heart Transplant and LVAD program and launch a brand new Lung Transplant service. This position will work closely with our current Clinical Heart Failure and Transplant Pharmacist to develop and enhance our program. We are an active ECMO program and have received ELSO Gold distinction. In 2020, despite COVID, we completed 27 OHT and 25 LVAD implantations.
Methodist Hospital is a sister facility to Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, which completes abdominal transplants for our health system. Since opening the transplant program in 1984, the program has performed close to 6,000 kidney, kidney/pancreas transplants and over 700 liver transplants with recognition as being one of the largest living donor transplant programs in the country.
Opportunities include precepting both PGY1 pharmacy residents and pharmacy students from two colleges of pharmacy (UT Austin, UIW), and involvement with transplant related quality initiatives, guideline development, and order set review.
Our position is approved but not yet posted. This listing will be updated with the Job ID when that has been made available.
Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 adult beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.
As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations
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What Qualifications You Will Need
Doctor of Pharmacy or BS in Pharmacy
Minimum of 3 years’ experience as Advanced Clinical Pharmacist (in a specific area of focus) or at least 5 years of general hospital pharmacy experience required; preferably within area of focus
Or completion of a PGY2 pharmacy residency or fellowship
AND BCPS certification or other Board of Pharmacy Specialty (BPS) certification
License, Certificates Or Registrations Required
ONE of the following prior to the first day of employment:
Current Registered Pharmacist licensed by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy
Licensed pharmacist in another state: Provide proof of the Authorization to Test (ATT) from the Texas State Board of Pharmacy
ACLS/BLS required based on population served
Specialty certification (BCTXP) within one year of hire
About Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children's Hospital
Methodist Healthcare is recognized as the most respected and preferred healthcare provider in the South Texas region. As San Antonio’s second largest private employer, we employ more than 11,000 individuals, including 2,700 physicians in all specialties. Methodist Healthcare is a 50-50 co-ownership between Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. and HCA Healthcare. Since 1963, our commitment has never wavered in consistently improving the health and wellness of our community by “Serving Humanity to Honor God.”Our network of greater San Antonio hospitals includes nine acute care facilities: Methodist Hospital, Methodist Children's Hospital, Methodist Hospital Ambulatory Surgery, Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, Methodist Hospital Northeast, Methodist Hospital South, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, Methodist Hospital Stone Oak and Methodist Hospital Texsan. We also offer 4 freestanding emergency centers in Boerne, Converse, Westover Hills, and the Quarry. At each of our facilities, we offer an outstanding selection of doctors, healthcare professionals, equipment and health services from wellness events to transplant services, pediatrics, dermatology, cardio...logy, oncology and a complete range of other medical services. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com.