Clinical Pharmacists have operational and clinical responsibilities for patients in their assigned areas and they are based in either the central pharmacy or in decentralized patient care areas. Besides reviewing and entering orders for their patients, clinical pharmacists are involved with providing drug information, assisting with patient safety and quality improvement initiatives, preparing medications, performing the final check of drug products prepared by pharmacy technicians, and facilitating timely delivery of medications. Clinical Pharmacists also serve as preceptors for pharmacy students and residents. In addition, they contribute to Pharmacy literature through articles, poster presentations and case reports.
Requirements A. Education/Skills
B.S. Pharmacy or Pharm.D. Degree Required.
ASHP accredited pharmacy practice residency preferred.
Previous experience in hospital pharmacy preferred.
C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Texas Pharmacy license is required.
ACPE Sterile Process and Aseptic Skill Certification required.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.