Catholic Health Initiatives Pharmacist-Clinical I - PRN (Part Time) in HOUSTON, Texas

Pharmacist-Clinical I - PRN (Part Time)

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

POSITION SUMMARY

Ensures the safe and effective use of

medications by providing medication order verification while assessing for

optimal drug product selection, dosage regimen design, effective administration

and drug therapy monitoring services in the health system. monitors inpatient

and outpatient drug therapies when appropriate and Works with medical staff to

find alternatives when needed. evaluates patient care plans, medication therapy

and resolves medication related problems and issues, including categorization of

patient specific therapies to optimize pharmaceutical care.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIRED:

  • Registered Pharmacist with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy in good

standing-(RPH)

  • Aseptic Technique – Complete an ACPE approved 20 hour sterile products

course

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Residency or three (3) years of experience

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • N/A

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Reviews, interprets, and evaluates

all medication orders for patients in all

age groups

  1. Maintains patient medication

profiles in an automated pharmacy

information system

  1. Consults with and advises

medical, nursing, and other healthcare providers

regarding the prescribing,

dispensing, or administration of medications.

  1. Routinely monitors the patient’s

total drug therapy for effectiveness, side

effects, adverse reactions,

toxicities, drug interactions, and incompatibilities

  1. Participates actively in

cardiopulmonary emergencies.

  1. Conducts assigned target drug

monitoring programs and concurrent drug

use evaluation activities as

required

  1. Performs and documents

Pharmacist Intervention activities such as

recommendations on drug product

selection, dosage adjustments, and

appropriate drug therapy

  1. Obtains medication histories on

selected patients and communicates

pertinent information to the appropriate

healthcare provider

  1. Communicates with physicians,

nurses, and other healthcare providers as

necessary

10.Prepares and/or Verifies the

appropriate preparation of medications to be

dispensed using the correct

technique, as required.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0163054

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.