POSITION SUMMARY: Promotes the safe and effective use of medication for all patients of the hospital through proper interpretation of physicians orders, accurate dispensing of medications and monitoring of therapy. Provides accurate, adequate and timely drug information to customers and healthcare providers. Maintains and reviews patient profiles and makes recommendations to prescriber to ensure appropriateness of therapy, avoiding drug interactions and adverse reactions. Provides for appropriate inventories of medications.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.