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Pharmacist, NICU, Residency Trained TMC

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Humble
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Memorial Hermann, we pursue a common goal of delivering high quality, efficient care while creating exceptional experiences for every member of our community. When we say every member of our community, that includes our employees. We know that when our employees feel cared for, heard and valued, they are inspired to create moments that exceed expectations, while prioritizing safety, compassion, personalization and efficiency. If you want to advance your career and contribute to our vision of creating healthier communities, now and for generations to come, we want you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary

Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is growing! We seek an Integrated Pharmacist to join our NICU/Pediatrics pharmacy team. Related Pediatrics/NICU experience is required. Residency training is highly desired.

We pride ourselves in providing high-quality, personalized care to young patients and their families with the utmost compassion. It is an honor to be recognized for our efforts in the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospital rankings-one of the most well-known measures of achievement for any children's hospital.

2023-2024 Rankings

No. 4 Best Children's Hospital in Texas
No. 5 Best Children's Hospital in the Southwest Region
Cardiology and Heart Surgery ranks #29 in the nation
Gastroenterology and GI Surgery ranks #30 in the nation
Neonatology ranks #47 in the nation
Neurology and Neurosurgery ranks #46 in the nation

Position is responsible for filling and labeling prescriptions, providing drug-related information to patients, hospital employees and medical staff, and supervising the activities of pharmacy technical support staff.Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy

Licenses/Certifications: Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Texas; Pharmacy Sterile Product certification through an in-house program or other accredited program is required if incumbent compounds sterile products.

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Two (2) years of experience as a hospital Pharmacist (or at discretion of System Executive, System Pharmacy) with knowledge of the unit dose medication and I.V. admixture processes
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

    Principal Accountabilities
    • Fills and labels prescriptions, and provides drug-related information and education for in-patients, out-patients, hospital employees and medical staff.
    • Dispenses controlled substances and maintains appropriate inventory records.
    • Supervises the activities of the pharmacy technical staff and Mentors or trains pharmacists, pharmacy students or residents.
    • Participates in the Medication Use Evaluation Program and the Process Improvement Program.
    • Maintains medication profiles, reviews profiles for drug related problems, and provides consultation on drug research.
    • Maintains the scheduling and preparation of I.V. solutions and additives.
    • Initiates reports of medication errors or adverse drug interactions.
    • Assumes full responsibility for department management in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager or Lead Pharmacist.
    • Works with other professionals to generate newsletters. Drafts policies or procedures for review by Pharmacy Director.
    • Performs clinical interventions, which may include medication profile review, IV to oral conversion, renal dosing adjustment, antimicrobial streamlining, patient counseling, obtaining medication histories, vancomycin/aminoglycoside dosing, therapeutic drug monitoring, and participation in multidisciplinary rounds.
    • Documents clinical interventions.
    • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
    • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston , Pharmacist, NICU, Residency Trained TMC, Healthcare , Humble, Texas

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