Pharmacist
MD Anderson Cancer Center 231 reviews - Houston, TX

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Description – Overview Position Title: Pharmacist - Inpatient
Department: Pharmacy
Division: Pharmacy
Reports to: Charge Pharmacists

SUMMARY

The primary purpose of the Inpatient Staff Pharmacist position is to...

-Provide professional and other related pharmaceutical care services to MDACC healthcare staff, including, but not limited to, the processing of medication orders for chemotherapy and investigational drug regimens.
- Ensure optimal effectiveness and safety of medications ordered
- Provide accurate and timely drug information to the MDACC healthcare staff

KEY FUNCTIONS

1. Order Entry/Review
a. Reviews, clarifies, and processes orders in a timely manner.
b. Assures appropriateness of ordered medications by taking into account pertinent factors such as disease state, body surface area (BSA), age, height, weight, and renal function.
c. Utilizes computer resources and clinical information to facilitate the provision of pharmaceutical care functions such as order entry, verification, distribution and checking.

2. Pharmacy Area Supervision/ Responsibilities
Provides supervision of Immediate Technical Staff working in the area including completion of job assignments, monitoring of lunch breaks, and assuring adherence to institutional policies and procedures.

3. Quality Assurance/Improvement and Project Management
a. Completes all assigned Quality Assurance and productivity reports including record keeping and appropriate follow up.
b. Researches/monitors problems, initiates corrective action and follow through until challenge is resolved.
c. Consistently provides input/suggestions for process improvements.
d. Completes/maintains all Institutional/Divisional requirements for licensure, mandatory education and testing. Including but not limited to EEE, Infection Control, age related competency, Code Blue, TB testing, and IV process validation.
e. Develop, implement, and/or support special projects throughout the institution.

Job Description-Requirements
EDUCATION
Required: Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. From an accredited School of Pharmacy.

Preferred: Pharm.D.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION
Required: Eligible to receive a license to practice pharmacy in the State of Texas by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

Preferred: Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) certification in appropriate specialty area and Pharmacy Preceptor Certificate.

EXPERIENCE
Required: None

Preferred: Six months experience in a hospital pharmacy

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Mission The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world...