The University of Texas Medical Branch Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist- Transition of Care in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

Doctor of Pharmacy or Bachelor's degree in pharmacy and two years of experience. Current license or eligible to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients on a given medical service.

Salary Range

The salary range for this position is from $100,000 to $160,000 annually, commensurate with experience.

This is a pay Band Code PC32.

Specific Job Related Duties

  • Develops and maintains a clinical practice with a patient care service, cooperating with medical and nursing personnel to optimize the pharmacotherapeutic aspects of patient care.

  • Provides optimal selection of pharmacologic agents and design of a regimen to maximize therapeutic benefit and minimize toxicity and ensures therapy is appropriate for patient’s diagnosis, weight, and age (pediatric, neonate, adolescent, adult, and geriatric) as specified in attached addendum.

  • Provides daily follow-up on the clinical effects of the regimen with adjustments as necessary to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Provides other health professionals with drug and clinical information in response to specific questions or relating to new, evolving issues related to the care of patients.

  • Provides other health professionals with professional education regarding new drugs or technologies for specialized drug delivery.

  • Provides education and counseling about the drug therapy provided to patients.

  • Participates in clinical guideline development, critical pathways, disease management, and drug use programs,

  • Provides clinical education and training to students, satellite pharmacists, residents, and fellows in the Department of Pharmacy.

  • Participates in quality assurance programs in the Department of Pharmacy.

  • Supports and performs operational components in the pharmacy.

  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.

Work Schedule

  • Standard hospital pharmacy environment

  • Working with chemotherapy and bio-hazardous agents

  • Working with public

  • Working weekends and shift rotations

  • May be required to work overtime and extended shifts during emergencies

Preferred Education

  • Completion of an ASHP accredited post-graduate year 1 residency program
  • Completion of an ASHP accredited post-graduate year 2 residency program for specialty areas

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist- Transition of Care

Job ID: 56222

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: HOSPT