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 Practice Specialists to join our team.
This is an exciting time to be a part of the UTMB Health System! We are expanding our pharmacy services and are seeking Clinical Pharmacists to serve our patients and contribute to the growth of our organization.
Ambulatory Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist Positions Available:
Ambulatory Care - Chronic Disease State Management (Position 2304594)
Ambulatory Care - Transplant (Position 2304521)
Ambulatory Care - Specialty Pharmacy/Call Center (Position 2304593)
Ambulatory Care - Population Health Pharmacist (Position 2304461/2304462)
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 in receiving care in ambulatory care settings.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manage clinical education program to requirements for pharmacy staff (i.e. minimum competency demonstration)
Create and deliver educational programs to pharmacy staff to advance patient care initiatives
Facilitate development of education programs in specialty areas by Clinical Practice Specialists
Ensure annual competency validation is completed for all clinical pharmacy staff, track and report compliance to director of pharmacy
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, satellite pharmacists, residents, and fellows 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.
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.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas or eligible to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas. Must be licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas at the time of hire.
Completion of an ASHP accredited post-graduate year 1 residency program or equivalent experience
Immunization Certification within six months of hire
PREFERRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Completion of an ASHP accredited post-graduate year 2 residency program for specialty areas
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.