Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Transplant in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Transplant

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (Rotating Weekends) 
Category: Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician • Job ID: 819286

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Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Transplant opening with Methodist Hospital today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the Methodist Healthcare team.

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 free 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.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance 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)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Transplant for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Transplant with up to one out of every three weekend rotation. This position has both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities, within a rotation, for the heart transplant and lung transplant programs. The position will be responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and review of pharmacy services related to transplant services. The focus of this position will be on direct patient care, developing best practices, safety and quality initiatives, therapeutic drug monitoring, protocol validation, order set maintenance, and participation in formulary management.

What you will do in this role: 

  • As a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Transplant you will provide specialized pharmaceutical care through direct patient care in order to ensure the appropriate selection, dosing, administration and dispensing of medication orders
    • You will review and assess medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve medication issues and provide therapeutic drug monitoring
    • You will consult, educate and works cooperatively with internal staff to provide both formal and informal pharmacotherapy education that includes drug information, therapeutic evaluations, and medication protocols
    • You will monitor and manage adverse effects related to immunosuppressive therapy
    • You will provide counseling to patients and family members on drug therapy and supportive care
    • You will provide clinical support for multidisciplinary committees, including the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, through the development of materials to support clinical evaluation of drugs, procedures and processes
    • You will participate in treatment plan development and validation
    • You will identify and implement quality improvement initiatives
    • You will oversee transition of pharmacy care between pediatric inpatient and outpatient settings
    • You will assist the Clinical Pharmacy Manager in maintaining compliance with Joint Commission and other regulatory standards
    • You will actively participate in pharmacy internship and residency training programs

    What qualifications you will need:

    • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as Advanced Clinical Pharmacist (in a specific area of focus) or at least 5 years of general hospital pharmacy experience required; preferably within area of focus
    • Or completion of a PGY2 pharmacy residency or fellowship
    • AND BCPS certification or other Board of Pharmacy Specialty (BPS) certification
    • ONE of the following is required prior to the first day of employment: 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.
    • ACLS/PALS and NALS required for critical care/ED position dependent on population served.

      This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

      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.

      "Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
      Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
      Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

      If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Transplant opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing 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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