Advanced Clinical Pharmacist in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital

Advanced Clinical Pharmacist

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Mixed 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only 
Category: Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician • Job ID: 189282

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Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Advanced Clinical Pharmacist you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Methodist Healthcare.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Advanced Clinical Pharmacist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As an Advanced Clinical Pharmacist, you will demonstrate proficiency in all pharmacist functions by attending and actively participating in daily multidisciplinary and bedside rounds, completing drug utilization review to promote rational drug therapy, leading and developing clinical services, mentoring and educating staff to ensure accurate and appropriate documentation of clinical activities. You will conduct drug regimen reviews and responds to specific polypharmacy, pharmacokinetic and medication/MAR reconciliation consults. You will recommend and monitor drug therapy as assigned by the medical staff. Utilizes expertise to train, mentor and supervise PharmD candidates, pharmacy residents, and technicians. Train and participate in facility wide committees and training programs.

 What you will do In This Role:

  • As an Advanced Clinical Pharmacist, you will interpret orders and transcribes or verifies them accurately and efficiently into the pharmacy computer system
  • You will accurately compound and dispense pharmaceuticals
  • You will comply with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements
  • You will monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose
  • You will provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. You will suggest appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
  • You will sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing nonformulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchange and promote rational drug therapy selection
  • You will attend and actively participate in daily multidisciplinary and bedside rounds.
  • You will support the hospital formulary decision process by working with medical staff to promote rational drug therapy and make improvements identified by drug utilization evaluations.
  • You will provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients
  • You will actively participate in pharmacy clinical services such as drug consults, nutrition support, pharmacokinetics, anticoagulant monitoring, pain management, IV to PO, renal dosing and other programs as defined by Pharmacy Leadership.

What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
  • One of the following is required: Minimum of 1 year of hospital clinical pharmacy experience or at least 2 years of general hospital pharmacy experience required; preferably within area of focus.
  • Completion of hospital PGY1 / pharmacy general practice residency or fellowship
  • BCPS certification or other Board of Pharmacy Specialty (BPS) certification
  • Current Registered Pharmacist licensed by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy or
  • Licensed pharmacist in another state: Provide proof of the Authorization to Test (ATT) from the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Advanced Clinical Pharmacist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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