Pharmacist Part Time Kidney Transplant in El Paso, Texas, United States
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Las Palmas Medical Center

Pharmacist Part Time Kidney Transplant

El Paso, TX, United States
Part-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only
Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician   Job ID: 90911
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Introduction

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Pharmacist Part Time Kidney Transplant with Las Palmas Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Las Palmas Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

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Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Las Palmas Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Pharmacist Part Time Kidney Transplant to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsibility includes the provision of clinical services and the coordination of care for transplant and living donor patients. Provides education and clinical support for staff in the Transplant Center and in the hospital. Works cooperatively and effectively as a member of the Multidisciplinary Care team.

POPULATION SERVED: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

All employees, staff of LPMC in both clinical and non-clinical departments, including patient/families, physicians, volunteers, agency, contract, students and the community served.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Knowledgeable with respect to anti-rejection medication.

              a. Drug – drug interaction.

              b. Drug – food interaction.

              c. Contraindications.

              d. Adverse effects (side effects).

  • Provide teaching opportunity to small individualized groups; or large more formal class settings.
  • Coordinate with outside vendors to acquire “brand name drugs” for patients in preparation for discharge from the hospital after transplantation.
  • Provides power point presentation on effects of immunosuppressant medications and transplantation.
  • Meets with patients and families in the pre-transplant setting to review and provide a broad overview of all the different types of drugs used in renal transplant medicine in addition to anti-rejection drugs.
  • Knowledgeable with “medactionplan.com” website. Able to provide the patient and family a complete list of their specific medication along with e-mail and or telephone alerts to remind patients to take their meds in addition to weekly and monthly medication checklist.
  • Meets with patients and families during their hospitalization to educate them regarding the patients specific drug therapy to include drug acquisition, generic substitution, medication storage and medication refills. To include demonstration and return demonstration on the proper filling of a one month supply of medication in the medication tray provided by the hospital.
  • Follows with each post transplant patient at least once in the transplant clinic setting to review any concerns the patient or family may have. Is available as needed for continued support.
  • Works with the multidisciplinary team to address any patient concerns and issues. Participates in selection committee.
  • Acts as the primary resource to the hospital P & T committee
  • Documents all activity in patient record.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.
  • Documents appropriately in the patients medical record all interventions and recommendations to determine candidacy for kidney transplant.
  • Demonstrates professionalism, teamwork, and initiative in working with others while maintaining the ability to self-schedule for dietary evaluations.
  •  Supports the mission and vision of the Las Palmas Medical Center and demonstrates excellent customer service at all times.
  • Understands and committed to helping the Las Palmas Medical Center and its associated facilities achieve its goals.
  • Must lean and comply with Las Palmas Medical Center facility safety policies and rules; must use appropriate safety equipment and procedures at all times; must immediately report all unsafe conditions to Transplant Clinic Director; must be familiar with all safety features of equipment, tools or materials encompassed by job duties; and must check with Transplant Clinic Director (prior to job performance) if there is a question as to safe procedure to be used for any job function.
  • Adheres to the LPMC Code of Conduct and demonstrates ethical behavior as expected by our patients, colleagues and community. Understands the personal obligation to report any activity that appears to violate applicable laws, rules regulations or Code of Conduct itself.

What qualifications you will need:

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Current license to practice pharmacy in the State of Texas.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy
  • PharmD. Degree required
  • One year experience as a hospital pharmacist is required

Las Palmas Medical Center is a 300+ bed full-service hospital in El Paso. It is home to the region’s only kidney transplant center. The facility offers a range of services including emergency care with a Level III trauma center, cardiac care, women’s services, pediatric care and NICU, cancer care, and more. Las Palmas Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Pharmacist Part Time Kidney Transplant opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

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.

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Part-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) to meet CMS requirements, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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