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Clinical Pharmacist II Outpatient, ACS Smith Clinic - Oncology

at Harris Health System

Posted: 10/12/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 141702
Keywords: pharmacy, pharmacist

Job Description

About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

This role provides an opportunity to apply clinical skills and knowledge in an academic setting to hematology/oncology patients through evidence-based practice as part of an interdisciplinary health care team. Clinical functions include, but are not limited to optimizing patient outcomes through therapy monitoring and clinical practice decision-making related to hematology/oncology pharmacotherapy.

Academic opportunities include precepting students and residents from our PGY1 and PGY2 ASHP accredited residency programs, provider education in collaboration with our Medical School partnerships (Baylor College of Medicine and UTHealth), and pharmacotherapy lectures and training.

Additionally, the hematology/oncology clinical pharmacist participates in protocol and order set development, formulary management, drug utilization reviews, and cost-savings initiatives. In addition, individual will be provided the opportunity to work alongside both staff and management from pharmacy and nursing.

We are seeking an applicant, who promotes medication safety, has an interest in chemotherapy policy development, serves as a resource for hematology/oncology pharmacotherapy and provide clinical consult coverage

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors degree in Pharmacy Required, PharmD Preferred;
Registered with Texas State Board of Pharmacy; If licensure by reciprocity or if new pharmacy graduate, must obtain Texas license within the first 90 days of employment. General Pharmacy Practice Residency or Primary Care Specialty Residency required.
Work Experience (Years and Area): Post Graduate Year 1 Residency or 3 years of experience in applicable area required; and Specialty Residency Year 2 preferred

Management Experience (Years and Area): 1-2 years, preferred

Special Requirements
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports )

Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Research, Statistical, Word Proc

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

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