The Clinical Pharmacist shall provide the necessary pharmaceutical services needed to facilitate the physician in the treatment of the patient. Such services shall include medication order review, monitoring drug regimens including food/drug and adverse interactions, consulting with providers, nursing staff and patient/family concerning drug therapy, preparation of sterile admixtures, preparation of cytotoxic agents, and providing assistance during "Code Blue" codes. To augment the hosital's Medication Reconcilliation process, the clinical pharmacist will reconcile patient's home meds, as required (i.e., direct admits, corrections/clarifications). Along with or as a member of the Antibiotic Stewardship Team, the clinical pharmacist will provide antibiotic stewardship and be responsible for monitoring and coordinating antimicrobial usage in the hospital. In addition, the pharmacist shall be responsible for supporting cost containment programs (i.e., Formulary, ASP) Providing services to patients of all ages at a high competency level.
Training in clinical pharmacy, IV compounding & hospital pharmacy perferred.
Training and certification in Antibiotic Stewardship (i.e., SIDP) preferred
Board of Pharmaceutical Specialty certification preferred
2 years pharmacy practice preferred. At least one year hospital pharmacy experience desire
License, registrations, or Certifications
2 years pharmacy practice preferred. At least one year hospital pharmacy experience desired.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.