Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Behavioral Health-Correctional Health
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 157943
JOB SUMMARY: To provide leadership in the day to day development of efficient pharmacy operations and processes that provide excellence in patient care, patient safety, and adhere to all regulatory rules and requirements, and to do so exercising fiscal responsibility in terms of revenue generation and expenses. Dispense and distribute drugs and medicines for patients and advise them of the correct medicine, proper usage, and compliance; Advise physicians on inherent dangers of drugs and the eventual side effects and assist them in prescribing the correct doses; Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness; Monitor patients for side effects and drug interactions.
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.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors degree in Pharmacy Required, PharmD Preferred + 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. General Pharmacy Practice Residency Required
Work Experience: 2 years total pharmacy experience preferred
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Writing /Composing - (Reports)
Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Research, Statistical, Word Processing
Work Schedule: Weekends Holidays Flexible Overtime
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.