This is a PRN position at our Dallas location.
The pharmacist in this position is responsible for all pharmaceutical services in assigned areas. As a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team the clinical pharmacist promotes an environment of safe, rational, effective and efficient medication use while providing services to meet the needs of the patient. Performs other pharmacy services as appropriate.
Requires depth within a specialized, critical discipline and/or breadth of substantive professional knowledge that crosses disciplines within the professional field
Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services
May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and /or complexity
Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions
Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by functional policies
Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view
Job Specific Responsibilities
Review orders for appropriateness and complete final verification.
Assess the effectiveness, safety and affordability of patient medications. Work collaboratively with the healthcare team to develop and optimize patient medication therapy and provide pharmacotherapy consultations as requested in practice area.
Provide drug information on medication use, dosage, side effects and composition to physicians, nurses, and patients/families. Monitor inpatient and outpatient profiles for drug interactions, food-drug interactions, and duplication of therapy.
Participate in transitions of care and assist with issues involving patient access to medications.
Participate in quality improvement activities such as floor inspections, medication use evaluations, and documentation of interventions. Have knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; demonstrates awareness of the industry, including regulatory requirements, evolving customer demands, and the factors that differentiate the organization in the market.
Support contributions to pharmacy and medical literature. Participate in research where applicable. Maintain knowledge in area of expertise. Provide education to pharmacists, pharmacy residents, nurses and providers. Precept pharmacy students, residents and fellows.
Facilitate the compounding, labeling and packaging of medications and pharmaceuticals and provide supervision and verification of technicians work.
Respond to code and/or trauma pages when received.
Assist in maintaining the department drug inventory at acceptable levels, and ensuring security of narcotics.
Participate in the development, implementation and ongoing review of Epic order entry and set build.
Attend hospital committee meetings as needed.
Participate in continuing education programs, in-services, and workshops to maintain current knowledge and enhance professional growth.
Perform other duties and special projects as required.
- At least 1 year of previous hospital experience, preferred.
Four-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, required.
- Graduate or professional work or advanced degree; or equivalent experience, preferred.
Licenses and Certifications
Current Texas Pharmacist license, required.
BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification must be issued within 90 days of hire, required.
PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification for all emergency and critical care clinical pharmacists within 180 days of hire, required.
ACLS certification for all emergency and critical care clinical pharmacists within 180 days of hire, required.
IV certification, required.
- Boards of Pharmacy Specialties certification, preferred.
Light - Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly and may require walking or standing to a significant degree.
Location: Dallas, Texas
Activation Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Expiration Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2020