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HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

Pharmacist PRN New

Houston, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN
Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician   Job ID: 26925-127958
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Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.


We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a Clinical Pharmacist to join our family. Come be a part of the change! 


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.


HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center – Houston, TX

Clinical Pharmacist - Pharmacy

HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center is a 444-bed acute care hospital in the heart of Houston’s museum district.  Established in 1975, the hospital has been serving Houston for more than 40 years. It provides a wide range of medical services, including cardiology, bariatrics, orthopedics, neurology, emergency care and more.


The hospital is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.


What you will do in this role:

  • The employee proactively works toward and achieves goals set in the previous evaluation period. Regularly communicates with manager to update him or her on progress or express needs for assistance.
  • Assumes duties of pharmacy technicians in their absence.
  • Observe and approve IV admixtures procedures and other preparations which technicians compound.
  • Supervise pharmacy technicians in the performance of their duties.
  • Attend Code Blues
  • Enters drug orders into the computer system without error.
  • Troubleshoot equipment/computer problems in the absence of the technician supervisor.
  • Perform quality monitoring functions as requested.
  • Obtain out-of-stock drugs or non-formulary drugs in accordance with policies in the absence of the purchasing agent.
  • Appropriately label and dispense medication in a timely manner.
  • Restock crash carts in a timely manner .
  • Check medication trays/boxes (i.e. anesthesia trays, L&D boxes.
  • Approve and check re-packaged items.
  • Attend staff/hospital meetings as mandated.
  • Follow-up on any problem orders posted.
  • Dispense controlled substance in the absence of the narcotic technician & pharmacy supervisor.
  • Update and transmit TPN orders to compass CAPS.
  • Perform MAR reconciliation.
  • Adheres to attendance policy.
  • Accurately reports hours worked.
  • Identifies opportunities to reduce waste and avoid unnecessary cost.
  • Report non formulary drug status to physician when appropriate and informs physician of formulary alternatives.
  • Maintains “short book “ for purchasing.
  • Communicates to the nurse or practitioner any precautions necessary in the safe use of a drug.
  • Respond timely and appropriately to drug information questions


What qualifications you will need:

  • Minimum of one (1) years experience in hospital pharmacy preferred.
  • Experience in I.V. admixture and unit dose drug distribution system required.
  • Experience with computerized pharmacy systems required. 
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, or Pharm. D. Degree from an accredited College Pharmacy required.
  • Currently licensed to practice Pharmacy in the State of Texas through the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and be in good standing with the Board of Pharmacy.
  • Educational requirements appropriate for meeting age-specific needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • TSBP required ACPE IV certification, training and continuing education.

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.


If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.


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