HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pharmacist in Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi Medical Center – Corpus Christi, TX


Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.

We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.

Corpus Christi Medical Center is a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including:

24-hour Emergency Services

Bariatric Services

Behavioral Health Services

Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment

Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery

Diagnostic Imaging/MRI

Breast Diagnostic Center

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Level I, II, III

Maternal and Neonatal Transport

Neurosurgical and Neurological Services

Orthopedic Services

Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation

Women’s Health Center

Corpus Christi Medical Center is currently looking for a Pharmacist.

Job Summary- The Pharmacist is responsible for providing all levels of pharmacy clinical services. This includes monitoring patient medication regimens and providing appropriate interventions as well as supporting all aspects of pharmacy operations.

Key Interactions- Pharmacists, Pharmacy technicians, Nurses, Physicians, Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Interns and other Facility Staff

Duties (including, but not limited to):

Interpret orders and transcribes or verifies them accurately and efficiently into the pharmacy computer system . Accurately compound and dispense pharmaceuticals. Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements. Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose. Provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed. Sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges and promotes rational drug therapy selection. Attend and actively participate in daily multidisciplinary and bedside rounds. Support the hospital formulary decision process by working with medical staff to promote rational drug therapy and make improvements identified by drug utilization evaluations. Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients. Actively participate in pharmacy clinical services such as drug consults, nutrition support, pharmacokinetics, anticoagulant monitoring, pain management, IV to PO, renal dosing and other programs as defined by Pharmacy Leadership. Participate in the antimicrobial management and other clinical programs. Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely. Responsible for mentoring and education as well as ongoing analysis of interventions to insure accurate and appropriate documentation and provide summary reports (if assigned) . Support and participate in the goals of the organization’s quality improvement, risk management and patient safety program to include but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures and HCAHPS medication related initiatives. Complete notification reports regarding medication errors and adverse drug reactions . Participate in the data collection of drug utilization evaluations, adverse drug reactions, and pharmacy quality initiatives . Lead the training and mentorship of pharmacists, pharmacy students, residents, technicians, nurses and physicians . Participate in the training of new pharmacists, pharmacy students, residents, technicians, nurses and physicians. Participate in preceptorship of pharmacy students and/or residents .

Perform other duties as assigned

Required Job Qualifications include:

  • Graduate of a college of Pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmacy Education.

  • BS or Pharm.D degree.

  • State licensure as a Pharmacist.

  • PGY 2 in Oncology preferred

  • 5 years of critical care experience required

Title: Pharmacist

Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area

Requisition ID: 08298-7376