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Hiring Organization Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Emergency Room
Post Name Pharmacist
Qualification Pharm D. degree or clinically oriented Master of Science degree and licensure in the State of Texas or Bachelor of Science with equivalent experience
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 40 To USD 45 Per Hour
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77030

 

At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary

The position develops, implements, and monitors operational pharmacy programs to improve patient care with an additional focus on decreasing cost; provides pharmacy services to patients and professional staff; interacts with medical staff on drug utilization and cost containment. May be asked to assist in supervising the activities of all department employees in consultation with the department Director and/or Pharmacy Manager.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Pharm D. degree or clinically oriented Masters of Science degree and licensure in the State of Texas or Bachelor of Science with equivalent experience

Licenses/Certifications: Preferred completion of ASHP-accredited pharmacy practice residency or fellowship or demonstration of equivalent experience

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Ability to promote teamwork, builds effective relationships, and lead/facilitate workgroups
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to develop and direct Pharmacy operational and educational programs
  • Knowledge of pharmacy and hospital computer systems and computer-assisted devices
  • Familiarity with the healthcare reimbursement environment
  • Pharmacy Sterile Product certification through an in-house program or other accredited program required
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion, and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Develops and maintains a communication system that assures the effective flow of information to and from staff. Serves as a resource and role model for competent professional practice by educating, mentoring, and supporting pharmacy students, staff, residents, and peers.
  • Seeks and recommends potential opportunities for cost containment.
  • Seeks new ways of improving operational pharmacy services. Works with others to continually identify areas for improvement.
  • Effectively plans and manages resources for continuity of care between the patient care area, Pharmacy, and other settings. Participates in orientation and continuing education programs.
  • Assists with research designed to evaluate clinical and economic outcomes of drugs and drug regimens.
  • Works to develop, coordinate, and evaluate target drug programs, restricted drug programs, medication use-based performance assessment, and improvement indicators, drug usage evaluation programs, and cost containment programs. Develops and implements utilization reviews targeted for expensive, potentially harmful, or improperly used drugs.
  • Provides direction and guidance for the development and review of operational pharmacy educational services. Assists with the implementation of educational programs for physicians and nursing staff.
  • Oversees the operations of students/residency program.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff, and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity, and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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