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Clinical Pharmacist - Pharmacy Clinic Specialty

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Allied Health
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Pharmacy Clinic 600845
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128620 Requisition #
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The Division of Pharmacy at MD Anderson Cancer Center strives to be the industry leader in providing premier patient-centered care, based on excellence and innovation in patient care, services, research and education. We strive to ensure safe, effective and cost-conscious medication use and to work with our health care colleagues to promote optimal drug therapy outcomes through the development of integrated, quality programs. 


Key Functions

 

  1. Communication

    1. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and exhibits customer service through showing compassion, dignity and care for patients

    2. Maintains appropriate language and volume when interacting with patients and/or patient’s family and providers

    3. Provides timely communication with providers regarding prescription changes or patient needs, as applicable

       

       

  2. Clinical Assessment and Counseling

    1. Accurately obtains all elements of a patient clinical assessment, including but not limited to an updated home medication list, assessment of medication adherence, and quality of life

    2. Assesses appropriateness of specialty medication and monitors for the achievement of the desired clinical outcomes throughout duration of therapy   

    3. Participates in specialty clinical consults and counsels patients on specialty medications prescribed including, but not limited to potential side effects

 

  1. Documentation

    1. Consistently documents the most updated and accurate information regarding the patient’s specialty medication use in the electronic health record

    2. Documents an initial assessment and reassessment within the electronic health record in compliance with standards and requirements of accreditation bodies such as URAC  

    3. Maintains an accurate history within the electronic health record of all patient encounters included but not limited to, all phone calls, emails, and in-pharmacy visits  

       

  2. Other duties as assigned

     


 


Education Required

Pharm.D. degree. Employees who meet the following conditions are not required to have a Pharm D. Degree: 1) Actively employed as a Pharmacy Practitioner prior to October 1, 2006 and 2) Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy and 3)Two years of hospital pharmacy practice experience and 4)completion of the Pharmacy Practitioner program. 


Experience Required:

Post Graduate Year 1 (Pharmacy Practice) or equivalent clinical experience -OR- completion of the MDACC practitioner training program and three years experience as a staff pharmacist at MDACC. 


Preferred Experience:

Specialty pharmacy experience


Licensure / Certification Required

Must obtain license to practice pharmacy in the State of Texas by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of date of entry into job.

           

  

 

 

Working Conditions

 

This position requires:

 

 

 

Working in Office Environment

           No

          Yes

 

Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic)

           No

          Yes

 

Exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues

           No

          Yes

 

Exposure to harmful chemicals

           No

          Yes

 

Exposure to radiation

           No

          Yes

 

Exposure to animals

           No

          Yes

 


 

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

 

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