Staff Pharmacist - Inpatient - Medical Center (7:30p - 7:30a)
Position: Staff Pharmacist - Inpatient - Medical Center (7:30p - 7:30a)
Job ID: 166529
Department: Pharmacy Services
Talent Area: Pharmacy
Full/Part Time: Full time
Shift: 7:30p - 7:30a / 7 days on, 7 days off; Wednesday to Wednesday
About Texas Children's Hospital
Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.
Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
We are searching for a Staff Pharmacist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will promote pharmaceutical care by managing the medication process, identifying and preventing potential drug-related problems, and resolving actual drug-related problems. Additionally, you perform the duties of a registered pharmacist. All responsibilities will be performed in a manner developmentally appropriate for the ages of patients served (0-adult).
Think you’ve got what it takes?
§ Prescription (retail and investigational study) fulfillment in Epic Willow Ambulatory (WAM) computer system
§ Patient medication reconciliation
· Prescription counseling
o From pharmacy pick up window
o Remotely, as needed, via phone or telehealth
o Curbside from 1PFW Pharmacy
o Bedside as cross-trained to Meds to Beds program
§ Support to inpatient Meds to Bed (MTB) discharge prescription program requiring coordination with: MTB pharmacists, retail pharmacists and technicians, patient nurses, financial counselors/social workers, care coordinators, and providers
§ Patient benefits investigation, insurance adjudication and rejection resolution
§ Billing procedure compliance to avoid billing fraud
§ Drug and supplies inventory management
§ Adherence to policies and procedures to ensure successful Texas State Board of Pharmacy audits, Centers for Medicaid/Medicare audits, Joint Commission accreditation, Insurance company audits
§ Medication management oversight to ensure fiscal/budget accountability and 340B compliance
§ Adherence to hand off communication process to ensure maximum customer service and smooth area operations
§ When staffing batch pharmacy, supervision and verification of technician preparation of sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
· Bachelor’s degree or Ph.D in Pharmacy required
· RPH certification from the state of Texas require
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
Texas Children’s is excited to announce that we are transitioning to a new applicant tracking system. During this transition, from April 11-17, 2016 our application functions on our Careers website will be temporarily deactivated.
We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!