The Texas Medical Center is one of the largest medical centers in the world and includes 42 not-for-profit members with more than 100 buildings on over 800 acres. At 278 beds, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital (CMHH) is one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the country and contains a dedicated pediatric emergency center and the largest Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in Houston fully equipped to treat pediatric patients. In addition to general pediatric, pediatric sub-specialty, pediatric transplant (heart, kidney and liver), the hospital has a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, providing neonatal critical care services to infants and premature babies born as early as 23 weeks’ gestation. We also have a 22-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and a 20-bed Heart Center Intensive Care Unit. CMHH serves as the primary teaching site for the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Active involvement is maintained with the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and the Texas A&M College of Pharmacy, providing clinical and operational experiences for pharmacy students. Centers of Excellence include pediatrics and neonatology.
The CMHH Department of Pharmacy is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join our team as a Pediatric Pharmacy Clinical Specialist focused in Critical Care. The successful candidate will play an integral role in the management of critically-ill pediatric patients and serve as a key member of the interdisciplinary health care team, providing clinical support to physicians and nurses, operational support to the Department of Pharmacy and educational mentorship to pharmacy students. The successful candidate also may function as a preceptor in the PGY1 Pharmacy, PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy and PGY2 Critical Care Residency Programs. Additionally the Pediatric Pharmacy Clinical Specialist will work with the Department of Pharmacy to address institutional and departmental pharmacy-related quality improvement initiatives.
Preferred applicants will have completed a PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program or a PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program and have 1+ years of experience in a critical care environment or have an equivalent level of experience in pediatric pharmacy practice along with a PGY1 residency in pediatrics, as well as being certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Preferred applicants should be a Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist or eligible for board certification. Applicants must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Texas. Please note that Memorial Hermann will no longer hire individuals who use tobacco products in any form.
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is an 856-bed academic, tertiary-care medical center located in Houston, Texas. The hospital serves as the primary teaching hospital for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) McGovern Medical School, and is designated a Level I Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients. Within the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center campus are Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, the Heart & Vascular Institute, the Mischer Neuroscience Institute, the Texas Trauma Institute, and the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute. The campus is also home to a Burn Center, Cancer Center, Transplant Center, Memorial Hermann Life Flight, and more. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is part of the Memorial Hermann Health System, a not-for-profit health system comprised of 15 acute-care hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services located throughout the Greater Houston area.