The Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist (PCPS) will provide clinical pharmacy services to inpatients located within Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) infirmaries. The PCPS will work with Inpatient Operations leadership, Hospital Galveston clinical staff, infirmary providers, infirmary nursing staff, and the Department of Pharmacy to provide cost-effective care through direct patient care, transition of care between inpatient and outpatient settings, focused patient monitoring, interdisciplinary education, and drug-use policy development. Additional responsibilities include consultations (e.g., pharmacotherapy, non-formulary, and pharmacoeconomic), and teaching (e.g., in-services, continuing education programs, resident and student precepting).
The Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist will provide clinical and consultant pharmacy services to patients and health services personnel that will focus on two broad issues:
Patient-focused activities: drug information requests, pharmacotherapy consultations, non-formulary medication consultations, drug regimen review, patient education, and
Facility-focused activities: participation on Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee workgroups, participation in quality assurance programs, development of drug use policies and procedures, development of disease management guidelines, precepting residents/students, providing interdisciplinary/staff education, and providing pharmacoeconomic consultations.
Problem solving, communication, and administrative skills are essential.
About University of Texas Medical Branch Correctional Managed Care
UTMB Correctional Managed Care Pharmacy Services is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of our patients and customers by providing quality and cost effective pharmaceutical care. Comprehensive centralized and decentralized pharmacy services are provided to correctional facilities across the state.
Distribution services are provided from a centralized facility in Huntsville, Texas. The ...state-of-the-art facility incorporates automated technology that has eliminated pharmacist final check. This allows pharmacists to perform in-depth prospective profile review and to provide other services that support the health care staff in ensuring safe and effective use of medications.
Clinical pharmacy services are decentralized with locations in Gatesville, Huntsville, Palestine, and Stafford. With a unique knowledge of medications, current research, and hands-on clinical experience, clinical pharmacists develop evidence-based solutions for managing pharmaceutical care. Services are designed to improve clinical outcomes and to improve the efficiency of drug utilization, while containing the organization's pharmacy costs. A range of services are offered including medication therapy management; academic detailing and educational programs; drug information; pharmacy and therapeutics committee consulting; formulary and utilization management; and clinical guideline development.
The Department also serves as a clinical internship site for pharmacy students and offers an ASHP-accredited pharmacy practice residency.
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