Clinical Pharmacist-Correctional Health (10K Retention Bonus)
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 161663
Job Summary CORRECTIONAL HEALTH The employee's number one job responsibility is to deliver optimal medication management across all dimensions of care every time. The pharmacy vision is to become world-class pharmacy recognized for excellence.
In this role, Clinical Pharmacist will ensures the pharmacy department facilitates safe medication use, meets all legal, accreditation and certification requirements, and complies with all applicable policies, procedures, codes, and standards of the organization. Clinical Pharmacist will provides pharmacy services to patients, nurses, physicians, and other medical staff by interpreting and evaluating the validity and safety of orders and prescriptions. Integrates core clinical pharmacy knowledge, dispensing and order review activities. Individual will be expected to perform core clinical activities including order entry, pharmacokinetics, IV to PO, therapeutic interchange, and other clinical activities as required. Multi-disciplinary rounds including clinical initiatives, direct patient care and educational/training activities will be performed. Individual will also provide education to technicians, pharmacists, and other health care practitioners. They will serve as a preceptor to pharmacy interns, technicians, ASHP-accredited pharmacy residents.
Degrees: PharmD; + Registered with Texas State Board of Pharmacy; If licensure by reciprocity, must obtain Texas license within the first 90 days of employment.
License & Certifications: ASHP accredited PGY1 required. Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certification strongly preferred. ACPE IV Sterile Certification
Work Experience: Completion of residency program as defined above; or a minimum of 2 years clinical practice experience
Communication Skills: Writing / Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime, Travel, On Call
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.