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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatrics - On-call in Lubbock, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking an on call, variable Clinical Pharmacist with the Pharmacy - Pediatrics Department at Covenant Children's Hospital.

Job Summary:

Under minimal supervision, fill orders for parenteral and enteral medications, monitor patient drug therapies and provide drug information, supervise and direct support personnel.

Essential Functions:

  • Interprets and processes medication orders (verbal and written) and transcribes to computerized medication profiles accurately. Maintains accurate, complete patient medication profiles.

  • Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies, and appropriateness of drug and dose.

  • Provides pharmacokinetic consults and drug dosing per organizational protocol.

  • Reads, extracts, and interprets information in patient charts accurately.

  • Sustains the formulary by minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols, and promoting rational drug therapy selection.

  • Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.

  • Converts patients according to protocol from intravenous to oral dosage form.

  • Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.

  • Accurately dispenses medications.

  • Checks pharmacy technicians' work.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education : Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy; Graduate of a School of Pharmacy

Licenses and Certifications : Currently licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas

Preferred Position Qualifications :

Education : Coursework/Training - Pharmacy Residency

Experience : 2 years hospital experience

Health System Experience

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Pharmacists

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