HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Pharmacist - Neuro/Trauma ICU (FT, 7a-3:30p, every 4th weekend) in Webster, Texas

Advanced Clinical Pharmacist Job Summary –The Advanced Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing all levels of pharmacy clinical services. This includes monitoring patient medication regimens and providing appropriate interventions as well as supporting all aspects of pharmacy operations. Supervisor–Pharmacy Director, Clinical Manager & Operations Manager Supervises –Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Interns Key Interactions –Pharmacists, Pharmacy technicians, Nurses, Physicians, Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Interns and other Facility Staff Duties (included but not limited to): Interpret orders and transcribes or verifies them accurately and efficiently into the pharmacy computer system Accurately compound and dispense pharmaceuticals Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose Provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed. Sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges and promotes rational drug therapy selection Attend and actively participate in daily multidisciplinary and bedside rounds Support the hospital formulary decision process by working with medical staff to promote rational drug therapy and make improvements identified by drug utilization evaluations Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients Actively participate in pharmacy clinical services such as drug consults, nutrition support, pharmacokinetics, anticoagulant monitoring, pain management, IV to PO, renal dosing and other programs as defined by Pharmacy Leadership. Participate in the antimicrobial management and other clinical programs Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely. Responsible for mentoring and education as well as ongoing analysis of interventions to insure accurate and appropriate documentation and provide summary reports (if assigned) Support and participate in the goals of the organization’s quality improvement, risk management and patient safety program to include but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures and HCAHPS medication related initiatives. Complete notification reports regarding medication errors and adverse drug reactions Participate in the data collection of drug utilization evaluations, adverse drug reactions, and pharmacy quality initiatives Lead the training and mentorship of pharmacists, pharmacy students, residents, technicians, nurses and physicians

Participate in the training of new pharmacists, pharmacy students, residents, technicians, nurses and physicians Participate in preceptorship of pharmacy students and/or residents Maintain professional competency sufficient to meet current and future needs of the facility Has knowledge of the patient populations served and apply that knowledge in the care of those patients Provide basic technical support for automated dispensing machines and other pharmacy computer systems Effectively supervise pharmacy operation activities and provides support to the whole pharmacy team Compliant with facility pharmacy schedule to work physically at patient care areas to interact with medical staff, nurses and other members of the healthcare team. Effectively and proactively intervene in conflicts between pharmacy and medical staff regarding drug therapy issue resolutions. Train and participate with Disaster Team drills and real-event response as assigned Train and participate with Code Teams as assigned. Obtain and maintain BLS-ACLS or PALS current certification as appropriate. Maintain appropriate controlled substance records. Work with the Pharmacy Director and appropriate manager to identify processes to meet or exceed all controlled substance diversion prevention and monitoring standards. Comply with all regulatory standards. Work with the Pharmacy Director to identify and develop processes to meet or exceed all regulatory standards. Prioritize work and lead others to comply with facility medication turn-around time policy and procedure. Identify areas for improved efficiency Supervise and assist pharmacy technicians and other support staff effectively Participate in establishing pharmacy goals and objectives and assist in their implementation Participate with various nursing and medical staff committees as necessary Act as supervisor in charge as assigned Participate in the continuous quality review of order sets and/or computer drug entries Participate in the continuous quality improvement of pharmacy operations (operational/clinical) Provide input for improving pharmacy computer system programs relating to pharmacy, nursing and physician programs Perform other duties as assigned Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources Communication – communicates clearly and concisely Judgment – Makes decisions based upon job knowledge and experience. Considers all impacted areas in decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgment is sensible and reliable. Customer Orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting or exceeding expectations. Interpersonal Skills – able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties PC Skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office, Meditech, and purchasing vendor applications and others as required Policies and Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems Basic Skills – able to perform mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately

EDUCATION B.S. or Pharm.D from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy, a Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy is preferred

EXPERIENCE At least one of the following: · Minimum of 1yearof hospital clinical pharmacy experience or at least 2 years of general hospital pharmacy experience required; preferably within area of focus · Completion of hospital PGY1/ pharmacy general practice residency or fellowship · Specialty BCPS certification · Other certification (e.g. FCCP, FASHP)

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE Active pharmacist license in good standing with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Maintain TSBP required ACPE certification in Compounding Sterile preparation, TSBP required training and continuing education is required for Compounding Sterile preparations.

Title: Clinical Pharmacist - Neuro/Trauma ICU (FT, 7a-3:30p, every 4th weekend)

Location: Texas-Webster-Clear Lake Regional Medical Center- Webster

Requisition ID: 01533-65535