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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Multiple positions available
08/05/2019
Based on experience
Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner
Houston, TX
Position Description
Job Summary
Texas Children’s Hospital is searching for multiple Clinical Pharmacy Specialists to serve in each of the following roles:
• Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
• PICU and Cardiovascular ICU float
• Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
• Antimicrobial Stewardship
• Adult Internal Medicine (to serve The Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women).

Texas Children's Hospital has 5 open Clinical Pharmacy Specialist positions. Each position is responsible for managing and promoting activities to ensure a safe and effective medication use process for the designated medical specialty, providing direct patient care activities to promote optimal drug therapy, resolving medication use problems in a manner developmentally appropriate for the ages of patients served (0-adult), and serving as mentor to staff pharmacists who provide services to their designated medical specialty.


Additional Responsibilities
• Participation in quality improvement initiatives and research endeavors
• Performing medication use evaluations and assisting with formulary management
• Participation in clinical on-call activities
• Managing clinical implications of drug shortages
• Participation in the creation and maintenance of evidence based guidelines
• Serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmacy residents

Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Science in Pharmacy OR Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
• RPH - Pharmacist in Texas (or eligible)
• Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and a PGY2 residency OR Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with 4 years of post-residency clinical experience

Company Profile
Texas Children's, a 680-bed teaching institution, is comprised of Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) and Texas Children's Pavilion for Women. TCH is the largest freestanding children’s hospital in the country. TCH is located in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center and is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. TCH is recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U. S. News & World Report. The Texas Children's system also includes two community hospitals, TCH West Campus and TCH The Woodlands.

Contact Information

Erin McDade, PharmD, BCPPS
Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin St
Suite WB1120
Houston, TX 77030
Telephone: 832-824-6320
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