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Clinical Pharmacist - Mays Cancer Center

Employer
UT Health San Antonio
Location
Security Services, Texas, US
Closing date
Feb 28, 2024

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Other
Work Setting
Health System
Job Summary:

Responsible for managing medication therapy to help facilitate patient care within a clinic and infusion room setting. Provides medication related services to optimize pharmacotherapeutic outcomes for patients and provides remote services to the infusion areas within the clinic.

Job Duties:

* Develop and/or maintains an active clinical pharmacy service as assigned
* Provide effective medication and practice-related education and counseling to patients, caregivers, and medical staff
* Collaborate with medical and nursing staff to optimize the pharmacotherapeutic aspects of patient care including infusion and outpatient medication management.
* Provide timely follow-up on clinical effects/assessments of medications with adjustments as necessary to achieve optimal outcomes.
* Participate in medication/treatment plan development and review based on recognized needs.
* Appropriately participates in and guide medical staff to comply with institutional standards, initiatives, guidelines (i.e. prior authorization, reimbursement optimization, formula management, REMS programs, and institutional programs, etc.).
* Dispenses and labels drugs or devices, selects drugs and reviews drug utilization, stores prescription drugs and devices and maintains drug records in the pharmacy.
* Participate in institutional initiatives to develop, improve, and implement patient care tools (i.e., treatment plans, protocols, algorithms, monitoring programs) to align with departmental and institutional goals.
* Performs all other duties as assigned.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BS) degree is required.

Doctor of Pharmacy is preferred.

Experience:

Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1 or 2) directly related to area of specialty, specific to hiring department, or two (2) years of experience in a clinical setting directly related to area of specialty, specific to hiring department.

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

Registered Pharmacist (RPh) license required.

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