Staff Pharmacist - Support Services

 
Position: Staff Pharmacist - Support Services

Job ID: 145563

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Pharmacy Administration Suppt

Talent Area: Pharmacy

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Staff Pharmacist - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll promote excellence in pharmaceutical care through the management of the medication use and safety process, identifying and preventing medication use errors, and resolving any medication use and safety related issues. Additionally, performs all duties of a registered pharmacist as defined by the Hospital.

 

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Responsibilities :

•Performs controlled substances audits and investigate discrepancies

•Prepares audit reports for presentations as needed

•Routinely travels to the West campus and the Woodlands for on-site visists as needed

•Interacts with other healthcare professionals and maintain confidentiality

•Participates in the education of pharmacy team members

•Provide appropriate support to the procurement, floorstock, and inventory processes

•Accurately enters and/or verifies medication orders



Qualifications:

•Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm. D. Degree

•Current licensure with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy is required

•One year of a PGY1 ASHP-accredited Residency or 1 year experience in a pediatric inpatient hospital pharmacy setting is preferred

•Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

•Technical and extensive knowledge of pharmaceuticals

•Knowledge of proper hazardous substances procedures, e.g. cytotoxic agents, hydrochloric acid, and isopropyl alcohol

•Knowledge of proper blood or blood derived products procedures, e.g. in response to a code red or in the preparation of immunoglobulins

•Ability to operate equipment used in the preparation of sterile products, e.g. Pinnacle® and Baxa Compounder®

•Ability to operate equipment used in the administration of pain medications to patients, e.g., PCA and epidural pumps

•Incumbent must be able to work under pressure and work closely with others continuously throughout the day

 

Strongly Preferred Skills:

•Experience with Automated Dispensing System (Omnicell)

•Experience with Carousel WorkflowRx



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