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Clinical Pharmacist I - Pharmacy (Varied Shifts) PRN

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/26/2017
Job Title: 
Clinical Pharmacist I - Pharmacy (Varied Shifts) PRN
Job Category:   Clinical:Pharmacist
Location:   Houston
Texas
 
Job Description:   **Clinical Pharmacist I - Pharmacy (Varied Shifts) PRN** **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. **PositionSummary** 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** **Education and LicensureRequired:** 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 **PositionResponsibilities:** 1. Reviews, interprets, and evaluates all medication orders for patients in all age groups 2. Maintains patient medication profiles in an automated pharmacy information system 3. Consults with and advises medical, nursing, and other healthcare providers regarding the prescribing, dispensing, or administration of medications. 4. Routinely monitors the patient’s total drug therapy for effectiveness, side effects, adverse reactions, toxicities, drug interactions, and incompatibilities 5. Participates actively in cardiopulmonary emergencies. 6. Conducts assigned target drug monitoring programs and concurrent drug use evaluation activities as required 7. Performs and documents Pharmacist Intervention activities such as recommendations on drug product selection, dosage adjustments, and appropriate drug therapy 8. Obtains medication histories on selected patients and communicates pertinent information to the appropriate healthcare provider 9. 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** Pharmacy **Primary Location** TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** PRN **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0117006
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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