Salary compensation will be competitive and dependent on experience.
7 openings available.
Internal Number: 3
UTMB Health is a modern health sciences center with world-renowned research facilities and a dynamic network of hospitals and clinics located throughout the Gulf Coast region of Texas. We are searching for Clinical Pharmacy Specialists to join our team.
This is an exciting time to be a part of the UTMB Health System! We are expanding our specialty services and are seeking Clinical Pharmacists to serve our patients and contribute to the growth of our organization.
Inpatient Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist Positions Available:
General/Acute Care Pediatrics
General Internal Medicine
Take advantage of this opportunity to grow with us in excellence and be a part of an exceptional team with a progressive and dynamic culture, focused on an exciting future.
Work, live, and grow here. Be a part of our future as we work together to work wonders.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Our ideal candidate will be a clinical pharmacist with PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency training or equivalent experience preferred. Competitive salary and excellent benefits through the UTMB system.
Provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients on a given medical service.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develops and maintains a clinical practice with a patient care service, cooperating with medical and nursing personnel to optimize the pharmacotherapeutic aspects of patient care.
Provides optimal selection of pharmacologic agents and design of a regimen to maximize therapeutic benefit and minimize toxicity; ensures therapy is appropriate for patient’s diagnosis, weight, and age.
Provides daily follow-up on the clinical effects of the regimen with adjustments as necessary to achieve desired outcomes.
Provides other health professionals with drug and clinical information in response to specific questions or relating to new, evolving issues related to the care of patients.
Provides other health professionals with professional education regarding new drugs or technologies for specialized drug delivery.
Provides education and counseling about the drug therapy provided to patients.
Participates in clinical guideline development, critical pathways, disease management, and drug use programs,
Provides clinical education and training to students, residents, and pharmacist in the Department of Pharmacy.
Participates in quality assurance programs in the Department of Pharmacy.
Supports and performs operational components in the pharmacy.
Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in pharmacy and two years of related experience. Current license or eligible to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas.
PREFERRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Completion of an ASHP accredited post-graduate year 1 residency program
Completion of an ASHP accredited post-graduate year 2 residency program for specialty area
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Bachelor's degree in pharmacy and two years of related experience (may include residency training). Current license or eligible to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas. Our ideal candidate will be a clinical pharmacist with PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency training or equivalent experience preferred.
UTMB Health is a Houston-area, four-institution health system and is home to the oldest medical school in Texas. The main academic medical center campus is located on 84 acres overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in beautiful Galveston, Texas. It is also designated as a Level 1 Trauma Center, Level IV NICU, and comprehensive stroke center and is home to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Hospital. An integrated electronic medical record, Epic, is utilized in both the inpatient setting and the ambulatory clinics.