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Clinical Pharmacy Manager at HCA Healthcare

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Antonio, Texas

Job Description:

Job Code: 01578-84530


No Weekends

Center City San Antonio is the backdrop for a vibrant and diverse community of patients served by Metropolitan Methodist Hospital. Our 354 bed hospital offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our women s pavilion, the only stand-alone facility in downtown San Antonio dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, has earned an excellent reputation, one baby at a time.

Metropolitan Methodist Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare and for the second consecutive year as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. We are pleased to announce it is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We have also been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for our focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score. For more information, please visit our website at and select Metropolitan Methodist Hospital under Locations.

General Statement of Duties:
Responsible for the day-to-day management of systems and supervision of personnel involved in providing clinical pharmacy services to all patients. Works closely with the other Pharmacy Managers, Nursing Service, Medical Staff, Pharmacy Purchasing Services and Pharmacy Computer Services. Performs clinical pharmacy services and assists the Pharmacy Director with the development, implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures of the pharmacy department as it pertains to patient care and clinical pharmacy services.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Identifies, develops, implements, and evaluates clinical pharmacy services, including day to day management of clinical pharmacy systems. Works with other pharmacy managers to assure good interface of clinical and distributive pharmacy services for the safe and effective use of medication. Assists in the implementation of Hospital, Medical Staff and Pharmacy department policies and procedures as they relate to clinical pharmacy services.

2. Collaborates with other pharmacy managers to insure that the staff is competent to provide the level of Pharmaceutical services required by patients under their care. This will include implementation and completion of a yearly staff development plan, provision of drug in-services, and additional
education if needed.

3. Participates as a Non-voting member of the P & T Committee, providing drug information including, but not limited to, drug monographs, medication use evaluations, and analysis of drug shortages. Coordinates the adverse drug reaction monitoring program and prepares summary report for P&T Committee review. Pharmacy s voting member in the absence of the Director. Assists the P & T Chairman in the administrative functions of the Committee.

4. Serves as the drug information pharmacist including management of the formulary. Coordinates drug information services in the pharmacy. Purchases/coordinates clinical literature resources and assists HIS in maintaining clinical portions of the pharmacy computer system.

5. Assures proper utilization of medications. Evaluates the therapeutic and cost effective use of medication therapy and makes appropriate recommendations for formulary considerations, policies/protocols, and individual patient therapy.

6. Supervises personnel to include interviewing, work allocation, orientation and training, staff development, problem resolution, evaluating performance, making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance. Conducts and/or contributes to feedbacks of supervised employees in a timely manner.

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:
1. Education: ONE of the following:
A. Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
B. Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
2. Experience: ONE of the following:
A. Two years clinical pharmacist experience in an acute care hospital setting
B. Completion of an American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency.

3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:
ONE of the following prior to the first day of employment:
A. Current Registered Pharmacist licensed by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy
B. Licensed pharmacist in another state: Provide proof of the Authorization to Test (ATT) from the Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Last Edited: 05/14/2018

Diversity is valued and actively promoted in the workforce at all levels. We strive to celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization.

We are committed to:

Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
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