Infusion Clinical Staff Pharmacist - Red Bird Pharmacy
Company: UT Southwestern
Posted on: June 25, 2022
WHY UT SOUTHWESTERN?
Join UT Southwestern on our mission to educate, discover and heal.
With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, we
are committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion.
As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to
provide the best possible care and resources to the RedBird
community. UT Southwestern Medical Center at RedBird is a
state-of-the-art outpatient facility focused on bringing our
best-in-class healthcare services to Southwest Dallas County. As
part of our brand new medical center, you'll discover a culture of
teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for
learning and advancement into leadership roles. Join UT
Southwestern and be part of this great opportunity to provide
exceptional patient care to Southwest Dallas and the surrounding
Read more about this new UT Southwestern at RedBird regional
outpatient facilty at
The Infusion Clinical Staff Pharmacist will work at UT Southwestern
(UTSW) Medical Center's new Red Bird campus opening July 2022 in
Southwest Dallas County. The UT Southwestern Medical Center at
RedBird Infusion Clinical Staff Pharmacist will work at the Simmons
Comprehensive Cancer Center's infusion pharmacy at UT Southwestern
Medical Center at RedBird clinic location.
The Red Bird Infusion clinical staff pharmacist's responsibilities
includes but not limited to:
Compounding medication verification;
Supervision of pharmacy technicians in preparation of hazardous and
non-hazardous medications; and
Coverage for multiple UTSW infusion center locations and, for new
UTSW employees, completion of orientaiton/training from the SCCC's
Infusion Pharmacy located on UTSW Dallas (main) campus.
This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position scheduled to work
primarily day shifts Monday-Friday and Saturdays at the SCCC's
Infusion Pharmacy that will be part of the UT Southwestern Medical
Center at RedBird outpatient facilty located at 3550 W. Camp Wisdom
Road, Dallas, Texas 75237. UTSW is proud to offer a comprehensive
benefit package that includes:
Paid (zero premium) medical coverage for employees starting first
State of Texas defined-benefit pension plan
Generous Paid Time Off (vacation & sick leave plus paid
On-site child care centers, dependent/elder back-up care and
To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers visit
EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION
Candidate must have one (1) year of paid work experience as a
registered pharmacist in an infusion center or inpatient
The following experience is highly preferred:
Chemotherapy sterile compounding preparation
Completion an ASHP-accredited residency program (PGY1 and PGY2) in
oncology is ideal.
Eligible for licensure by Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) is
required and Texas license with TSBP within 30 days of date of
Must have sterile compounding (IV) certification accredited by
A current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification with course
accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red
Cross (ARC). Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) will be required
for inpatient positions prior to or within 6 months of
BPS Board certification in oncology pharmacy (BCOP) is strongly
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree or Bachelor of Science (BS)
degree from an American College of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE)
accredited school of pharmacy.
The clinical staff pharmacist primary responsibilities:
Performs job responsibilities in accordance with organizational and
departmental policies, procedures, performance improvement
objectives and environmental/infection control standards as well as
state and federal laws and regulations.
Performs all computer order entry in an accurate, thorough and
timely manner. Reviews/updates medication profiles (therapies,
allergies, height, weight, etc.) and is cognizant of patient
Reviews medication orders for therapeutic appropriateness,
duplications, interactions, overall effectiveness and safety. Seeks
clarification if necessary and documents interventions (i.e.,
Consistently works (multi-tasks) and problem solves independently
and effectively with minimal supervision. Takes charge when
necessary and is looked to for direction. Makes the right decisions
and uses good judgement. Is cross trained and multifunctional
maintaining competency in multiple areas.
Enforces the formulary system and follows departmental policy and
procedure when acquisition of non-formulary product is judged
necessary. Participates in cost effective use and selection of
Communicates drug information (verbally and in writing) to
physicians, nurses, etc. in a courteous and professional manner.
Assists in patient/family education and counseling regarding drug
therapy and side effects. Also, effectively documents clinical
activities, demonstrating cost savings and concisely conveying key
information required for follow-up by fellow pharmacists. Strives
to improve patient satisfaction, as measured by Press Ganey
Additional responsibilities include:
Manages technicians and all other supportive personnel. Delegates
appropriate/reasonable tasks and validates accuracy of medications
intended for distribution from the IV lab, central pharmacy or
decentralized automated dispensing machines. Audits and signs out
all controlled substances in accordance with state/federal
guidelines and organizational policies. Investigates and corrects
discrepancies and unusual usage patterns/trends.
Actively enhances personal growth and development by participating
in educational programs, in-services and meetings. Actively
participates in new employee orientation and training. Willingly
takes on additional projects as needs develop.
Actively participates in the clinical program. Supports P&T
initiatives by monitoring target drugs for protocol discontinue,
substitution, IV to PO, etc. Collects applicable data/measures and
communicates opportunities for improvement. Performs therapeutic
monitoring of specified drug therapies and recommends dosage
adjustments as needed based on renal function evaluation and
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core
functions: a. Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b.
Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research
participants; c. Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or
similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial
records); or d. Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or
similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this
position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to
be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain
medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not
meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not
apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other
non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they
For COVID-19 vaccine information, applicants should visit
For general COVID-19 information, applicants should visit
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education
Code -51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal
history record information.
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; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic
information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In
addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination
on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
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