Job Details

CLINICAL PHARMACY COORDINATOR - SOLID ORGAN TRANSPLANT

Job Number: 526911
Categories: Allied Health Professionals
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular



Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary


Salary Negotiable


Experience and Education


B.S. or Pharmacy degree from ACPE accredited college or pharmacy and ASHP General & Clinical Residencies preferred and two (2) years progressive clinical patient care experience. **Currently licensed by Texas State Board of Pharmacy.** Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA).

Job Duties


Provides and coordinates clinical pharmacy patient care services. Coordiantes clinical review of investigational drug studies and provides education to pharmacy and nursing personnel caring for patients receiving investigational therapies. Performs direct and indirect patient care recommendations and therapeutic drug monitoring and assessment to include pharmocokinetic and nutrition support consultation. Provides drug information to patients and health care professionals on individualized basis and through medical staff newsletter.
Ensures that each patient receives high quality clinical pharmacy services by monitoring and evaluation pharmacist documentation of consultations and interventions, assuring patient medication files reflect quality medication regiment and manages Utilization Review Process. Contributes ideas and suggestions for development of new services which will enhance delivery of quality pharmacy services. Coordinates staff involvement in these services.
Evaluates and suggests revisions to departmental or hospital policies which effect provision of clinical patient care. Participates in departmental performance improvement by assessing quality of drug therapy and proposing opportunities for improvement.
Participates in review, assessment and reporting of medication use. Coordinates drug use evaluation by assisting medical staff in development of criteria, coordination of data and results analysis and presentation of results, conclusions and recommendations for improved drug use to PIC Committee. Coordinates review and maintenance of drug formulary by participating in review of therapeutic categories, non-formulary use and in preparation of new drug monographs for presentation at PIC Committee. Encourages reporting and reviews reported adverse drug reactions.
Coordinates staff development and continued education to support integration of clinical services into decental activities. Develops and maintains pharmacokinetic and certification program. Coordinates educational programs for staff and other departments involved in medication use throughout institution and maintains education records. Develops departmental clinical goals and objectives. Provides input to Pharmacy Manager and Director regarding selection of qualified professional staff and ongoing evaluation of performance.
Maintains visibility and availability to staff, nurses, physicians and other colleagues. Attends meetings to plan and integrate departmental professional services.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and departmental orientation and training activities. Participates in at least one professional pharmacy, other health related, clinical and/or management organization. Identifies individual learning needs and pursues educational programs to maintain minimum of 2.4 CEU's of ACPE accredited continuing education every two years. Maintains active CPR certification.
Performs other related duties assigned or requested.


**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

Newly Budgeted

 

* Provide a resource for the CF Clinic and assistance on patients based on referrals or patients with IV Antibiotic issues.

* Develop a process to visit with readmitted Solid Organ Transplant patients, irelated to their transplant.

* Work with the other Pharmacy Coordinators covering Solid Organ Transplant

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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