Full Job Description
At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.
Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.
Job Summary Position is responsible for supervising designated Pharmacy Department personnel and for filling and labeling prescriptions and providing drug-related information to inpatients and outpatients. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development as it relates to the different life cycles. Job Description Minimum Qualifications
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Pharmacy
Licenses/Certifications: Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Sterile Product certification through an in-house program or other accredited program required
Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
Five (5) years pharmacy experience required, two (2) of which as a hospital pharmacist or post graduate residency training in Pharmacy Administration
Previous pharmacy management experience preferred
Knowledge of unit dose and IV additives required
Requires ability to work with health care personnel associated with the Pharmacy department
Ability to apply personnel policies and procedures; strong customer service skills; ability to develop and direct Pharmacy clinical and educational programs; ability to facilitate and lead work groups; and ability to plan and manage the utilization of resources
Requires knowledge of pharmacy and hospital computer systems and computer-assisted devices and familiarity with health care reimbursement environment
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.
Supervises and manages the activities of all department employees in consultation with the Department Director, assuming responsibility in the Director’s absence.
Fills/labels prescriptions, providing drug-related information to inpatients and outpatients according to the needs/age of the patient/patient population being served.
Dispenses controlled substances and supplies to nursing departments; conducts inventory and maintains appropriate inventory records; maintains the scheduling and preparation of IV solutions and additives; adheres to state and federal laws governing the practice of pharmacy, maintaining records as required.
Maintains medication profiles and reviews for drug-related problems.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory and continuing education, skills competency, dependability, and productivity; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff; assists in directing and checking the activities of pharmacy technicians.
At the Director’s request, represents the department at organization meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
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.