HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Pharmacist in Pasadena, Texas

_Bayshore Medical Center__–__Pasadena, TX_ _Clinical Pharmacist_

Nestled in the heart of the historic land where Texas won its independence,Bayshore Medical Centeroffers comfort, convenience, excellence and expertise to our neighbors who trust their health care to us.

For nearly 50 years, we have offered patients solace and security through constant, compassionate communication during their medical emergencies, surgeries, and diagnostic procedures. As a 345-bed facility, we employ 1,500 staff and 250 physicians.

Bayshore Medical Centeris currently looking for aClinical Pharmacist.

_Responsibilities:_ * Maintains strong knowledge of hospital policies and government regulations and dispenses medications accordingly. Participates in implementing goals, objectives, and policies and procedures of the pharmacy department and the facility. * Effectively supports management. * Effectively manages own professional practice including time and space, professional ethics, continuing education, reliable attendance and punctuality. * Consults with physicians and nursing staff regarding patient reactions, errors, and complaints. Focuses on customer service. * Evaluates medication orders, accurately and safely compounds medications in acceptable dosage forms, appropriately packages and dispenses pre-manufactured dosage forms. * Identifies and consults on possible drug interactions. * Assists in the supervision and training of pharmacy technician personnel. * Maintains knowledge pertaining to facility utilization of automated dispensing processes including the use of automated dispensing units, Connect RX, over wrap packaging, and barcoding within the facility. * Effectively and accurately provides education or in-services on rational medication therapy and medication procedures to healthcare professionals, students, patients, or the public as needed. * Retrieves, analyzes, evaluates and interprets scientific literature in order to provide accurate, concise, applicable, and timely drug information response to healthcare professionals. * Manages systems for storage, preparation and dispensing of medicinal agents using appropriate techniques while following the health systems policies; effectively supervises technical personnel who may be involved in these processes. * Evaluates medication orders, accurately and safely compounding medications in acceptable dosage forms, appropriately packages and dispenses pre-manufactured dosage forms. * Collaborates with all individuals involved in the medication use process when appropriate. * Responsible for planning, organizing, networking, completing and improving the work activities through effective management of time, tasks, and available resources. * Assists with quality improvement initiatives, inventory control, and ordering of pharmaceuticals. * Monitors, records, and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patients in performance of duties and responsibilities. * Orients and mentors new staff members as needed. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. * Assists in medication formulary management and compliance. * Performs other duties as assigned, including assisting with monthly inspections, and fulfilling additional pharmacy staffing hours when needed.

_Qualifications:_ * Registered Pharmacist Certificate and current renewal certification issued by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. * Requires Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, or Pharm. D. degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy.
* One year of hospital Pharmacy experience is preferred. * To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. * The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. * Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job: *Pharmacy & Pharmacy Tech

Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Location: Texas-Pasadena-Bayshore Medical Center - Pasadena

Requisition ID: 00009-98347