Transplant Pharmacist

in Dallas, TX

Transplant Pharmacist Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24006024

  • Job Location

    Dallas, TX 75246, US

  • Job Category

    Allied Health

  • Career Area

    Other

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Day Job

JOB SUMMARY

The Pharmacist 3 provides pharmaceutical care to patients in a clinical setting. Compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceuticals in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and organizational policy. Serves as a resource to other healthcare professionals including pharmacists, pharmacy students and residents. Consults with Nursing, Medical Staff and patients regarding medications, orders, drug and pharmaceutical details, patient reactions, errors and complaints and/or the patients' caregivers. May have responsibility for the assessment, treatment and/or care of neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Supervises and monitors the non-professional duties of technicians including the organization of daily. Serves in specialized leadership function such as but not limited to Residency Program Coordinator, Pharmacist in Charge, entity stewardship or operational function or Investigational Drug Services at least 50% of the time.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

Ensures that patient pharmaceutical care meets standards of safety, effectiveness, patient rights and customer service.

Compounds or admixes ingredients appropriately, including IV admixtures, small and large volume solutions, syringes and irrigation solutions in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Consults and educates patients and/or patient caregivers concerning possible medications, including alternative sources of drug therapy.

Reviews medications for accuracy, appropriateness and interactions., and adjusts medications per approved protocols.

Dispenses medications and compounds in accordance with organizational policy and regulatory guidelines.

Assesses prescribers medication orders with respect to the overall patient therapy to evaluate: known allergies; rational therapy/contraindications; reasonable dose and route of administration; reasonable directions for use; duplication of therapy; drug to drug interactions; drug/food interactions; drug disease interactions; adverse drug reactions; proper utilization, including over-utilization or under-utilization, and use clinical laboratory or clinical monitoring methods to monitor and evaluate drug effectiveness, side effects, toxicity, or adverse effects, and appropriateness to continue use of the drug in its current regimen.

Supervises and monitors the non-professional duties of Pharmacy Technicians including the organization of daily duties in dispensing, IVs or patients care function.

Monitors and reviews the work of Pharmacy Technicians to ensure compliance with all professional standards and departmental policies and procedures, and to ensure pharmacy stock levels are adequate with patient needs.

Assists in inventory, purchasing and quality control of drugs and products and ensures proper charging/crediting of pharmacy product accounts.

Consistently maintains inventory and records on narcotics and other drugs as required by law.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

Expert understanding of Pharmacy Care modalities, pharmaceutical calculations, therapies, terminology, drug use and aseptic techniques, standards, medications and equipment.

Ability to research, analyze and disseminate information.

Ability to understand, optimize and document complex processes.

Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in writing.

Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and regulatory requirements.

General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

- EDUCATION - Bachelor's

- MAJOR - Pharmacy

- EXPERIENCE - 4 Years of Experience

- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
      &nbspPharmacist (RPH): Must have 4 years of work experience or be Residency Trained.

      &nbspHIV Pharmacist (AAHIVP), BC Biol & Biosimilars Spec (BCBBS), BC Med Therapy Mngmt Spec (BCMTMS), Board Cert in Pharm Spec (BPSC), Cert Diabetes Care & Edu Spec (CDCES), Cert Specialty Pharmacist (CSPHARM): Must have one of following in addition to RPH:
AAHIVP:HIV Pharmacist
BCBBS:Board Cert Biologics and Biosimilars Spec
BCMTMS:Boad Cert Med Therapy Mgmt Spec
BPSC:Board Cert Pharm Spec
CDCES:Cert Diabetes Care and Edu Spec
CSP:Cert Specialty Pharmacist.

Job Skills

  • drug interactions
  • pediatrics
  • documentation
  • geriatrics
  • pharmaceutical care
  • pharmaceuticals
  • quality control
  • clinical monitoring
  • irrigation
  • computer skills
  • patient rights
  • stewardship
  • data entry
  • software applications

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