DescriptionSHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. With 171 beds, the hospital's comprehensive services include advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rock—the first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson County—with the only Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the county; as well as emergency services in a 24-hour emergency department, including advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma Center; St. David's Urgent Care Round Rock; and St. David's Emergency Center in Cedar Park. St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is also known for providing advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties. In 2016, the hospital received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades and also earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
The Pharmacist is responsible for daily function of drug distribution systems, inventory control, drug information and education, departmental performance improvement and medication use activities.
Assures customer/personal safety by maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment and by adhering to Employee Health and Safety program. Utilizes safety guidelines, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and reports hazards, accidents. Demonstrates adherence to universal precautions and aseptic technique. Verbalizes and/or demonstrates roles and duties in fire, evacuation, and disaster drills. Regularly reviews hospital information and/or attends educational activities related to safety and injury prevention. Maintains and increases standards of performance and education. Takes initiative to increase job knowledge through additional training, cross training skills development, and/to continuing education. Attends or fulfills requirements for all mandatory hospital in-services to include annual education, safety update and training by anniversary date. Reviews all new and revised policies and procedures or designated manuals. Attends at least 80% of department meetings and/or verifies acknowledgement by reading meeting minutes. Ensures accurate and efficient drug distribution services. Verify new orders against profile for allergies, interactions, duplication and ensure patient weights and allergies are documented on profile. Orders are processed within 1 hour of receipt or before next administration time. No more than 1 dispensing error of commission per month. No more than 2 dispensing errors of commission (original order) per month. Ensure accuracy of medication order dose instructions, par level, label comments, and container labels. Supervise all delegated acts related to drug distribution by supportive personnel. Run daily computer reports and MARS. Maintain appropriate pre-packing and compounding records. Enter IV orders for labels, prepare, deliver, and check profiling and preparation of sterile products on a daily basis. Follow procedural guidelines for preparation of all sterile products. Provide for control and distribution of controlled substances. Adhere to procedural guidelines 100% for CSAR log and control drug receipt. Maintain perpetual inventory of C II drugs and conducts monthly audits as assigned. Interprets, prepares, and dispenses outpatient med orders, and maintains appropriate records. Maintain outpatient prescription files per State Board regulations. Document reconciliation of ER take home inventory weekly as assigned. Demonstrates ability to select, utilize supplies and equipment in a cost effective manner, and to reduce waste. Ensure contract items are ordered through online order entry system. Follow procedures for reconciling Accunet exceptions list. Transmit wholesale order daily as scheduled. Demonstrates an ongoing awareness of; and participates in departmental and hospital performance improvement plans. Participates on PI teams as assigned. Reviews MAR variances, reconciles discrepancies, and clearly documents reasons for variances on Pharmacy copy of MAR. Analysis and summarizes results as assigned. Serves as a drug information resource and provides clinical pharmacy services to hospital staff and patients. Conducts patient education counseling as requested by physician, other healthcare providers, or based on professional judgment. Conducts in-services/orientations for nursing and medical staffs as assigned. Documents all clinical interventions and identified prescribing deficiencies in pharmacy computer module.
Education and Experience:
Required: B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD degree. Two years' hospital pharmacy experience.
Preferred: Previous hospital or institutional experience, with competency in unit does,
sterile products, TPN, Chemotherapy, and provision of drug information.
Licenses and Certificates:
Required: Pharmacist licensure in Texas and sterile products certification.
Preferred: Board certification in Pharmacotherapy or related discipline; post-graduate Residency training
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