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Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Advanced Clinical Pharmacist

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate 
Category: Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician • Job ID: 267553

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Introduction

Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Advanced Clinical Pharmacist? At Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, you come first. Methodist Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, 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)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Advanced Clinical Pharmacist like you to be a part of our team.

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 Specialty and Transplant Hospital has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. The hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute. We are the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. In 2019 the center reached a major milestone by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year. This set a new national record, 65 more transplants than the second center on the list. This is acknowledged in the United Network of Organ Sharing database.

In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. It is a designated Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey and ranking in the nation’s top quartile for patient experience. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant under Locations.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Advanced Clinical Pharmacist opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

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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