Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist - League City Campus Ambulatory Pharmacy

UTMB HEALTH   League City, TX   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on April 18, 2022
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About Us:

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 Specialists to join our UTMB Ambulatory Pharmacy Team.

This is an exciting time to be a part of the UTMB Health System! We are expanding our specialty services and are seeking Clinical Pharmacists experienced in the following disease states:

  • Hep-C/Transplant
  • Oncology
  • GI
  • Dermatology/Allergy
  • Rheumatology
  • Neurology/MS

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. The successful candidate will join a growing ambulatory pharmacy team responsible for providing medication therapy management, assisting with prior authorizations, promoting cost-effective care and providing patient education. Competitive salary and excellent benefits through the UTMB system. 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients on a given medical service.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in pharmacy and two years of related experience. Current license or eligible to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas.

PREFERRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties
  • Completion of an ASHP accredited post-graduate year 1 residency program
  • Completion of an ASHP accredited post-graduate year 2 residency program for specialty area

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/LOCATION OF POSITION:

Standard hospital pharmacy environment 

  • May work weekends and shift rotations based on location
  • May be required to work overtime and extended shifts during emergencies
  • May be exposed to such occupational hazards as communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens, ionizing & non-ionizing radiation, hazardous medications and disoriented or combative patients or others.

 

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.

 

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