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

Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as aClinical *Pharmacist PRN.*

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

_HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast – Pasadena, TX_

_Clinical Pharmacist PRN - Pharmacy_

HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast has been serving the needs of Southeast Harris County for 55 years. It offers364licensed beds, a NICU, an Advanced Wound Care Center, and a full complement of hospital services.

HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.

What you will do in this role:

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 contraindictions, drug-drug interactions, drug -food interactions, allergies and appropriatenes of drug and dose

Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic medication alternatives to medical staff

Sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing nonformulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges and promotes rational drug therapy selection

Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients

Assist with 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

Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely. Responsible for mentoring and education as well as ongoing analysis of interventions to

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

Participate in the training of new pharmacists, pharmacy students, and technicians

Maintain professional competency sufficient to meet current and future needs of the facility

Has knowledge of the patient population 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

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* *

Comply with 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. Act as supervisor in charge as assigned

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

PC Skills- demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office, Meditech, and purchasing vendor applications and others as required

What qualification you will need:

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Pharmacy & Pharmacy Tech

Title: Clinical Pharmacist PRN

Location: Texas-Pasadena-HCA Houston Southeast

Requisition ID: 00009-140693

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