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Staff Pharmacist - NICU / Critical Care - West Tower (7a - 5:30p) Part Time

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Staff Pharmacist - NICU / Critical Care - West Tower (7a - 5:30p) Part Time
    Talent Area: Pharmacy
    Full/Part Time: Part time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Department: Pharmacy Services
    Shift: 7a - 5:30p / Part Time / 10 Hr. Shifts / Rotates Every Other Weekend
    Job ID: 406186

We’re hunting for a Staff Pharmacist, someone who’s ready to be part of the best ranked children’s hospital in Texas, and among the best in the nation. 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. Also, to perform a registered pharmacist's duties as defined by Texas Children's Hospital. All responsibilities will be performed developmentally appropriate for the ages of patients served (0-adult).

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Job Duties & Responsibilities

· Ensures medications meet the highest standards.

· Ensures the appropriateness of all medication doses in reference to the patient’s diagnosis, weight/body surface area, allergies, and drug interactions as evidenced by lack of medication incidents.

· Accurately enters medication orders in computer as evidenced by lack of medication incidents.

· Ensures the medications the patient receives are correct as documented by lack of dispensing errors file.

· Ensures medication orders are processed and doses are delivered within established guidelines as evidenced by peer review or by the lack of medication incident/customer complaint.

· Follows aseptic technique and infection control in the preparation of sterile products. Insists technicians and other Pharmacists practice aseptic techniques and infection control. Completes annual re-certification and scores at least 90% on the aseptic technique/infection control skills and written exam as documented by a qualified observer.

· Participates in the education of patients, care givers, and the community.

· Supports patient safety systems.

· Communicates with others.

· Engages in shift management.

· Performs other essential functions.

· Contributes to the medication management process.

· Supervises and ensures accuracy of technician preparation of all pharmaceutical preparations.

· Supervise and ensure accuracy of technician actions.

· Participates in study initiation, maintenance, and closure.


Skills & Requirements

· 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.

· Required bachelor's degree Pharmacy and Ph.D. Pharm. D. degree.

· Required RPH – Pharmacist by the State of Texas

· 40 hours of training in compounding sterile products accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education or the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists preferred.

About Texas Children’s

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.

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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.

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