Located in central Austin, St. David's Medical Center includes a 350-bed acute care hospital and a 64- bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David's Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women's services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region's largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.
St. David's Medical Center was named among the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics from 2010 to 2016. Truven also named St. David's Medical Center to the list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2013, 2015 and 2016. The hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016, and it received the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades for the fifth consecutive year, as well as Healthgrades' 2016 America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ for the second consecutive year.
Under the general supervision of the pharmacy supervisor, and according to standard procedure, assumes the professional role of providing therapeutically and cost effective delivery of pharmaceutical care. Responsible for the primary daily functions of the pharmacy department which includes inpatient and outpatient control and drug distribution throughout the hospital, IV admixture program, inventory control, drug information, patient education, departmental Performance Improvement activities and Medication Use Review monitoring. Will also be responsible for supervising and assisting pharmacy technicians. Assist in the evaluation, selection, purchase, use and safe administration of all pharmaceuticals in this hospital. Contributes to educational programs for departmental, nursing, medical and administrative staff as directed. Must be able to work different shifts as well as weekends and holidays. Demonstrates a professional manner and possesses good communication skills.
Education/Experience: Required: B.S Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm-D from an accredited School of Pharmacy.Completion of 30 hours ACPE approved pharmacy continuing education biannually. Minimum 6 months as staff pharmacist in an institutional setting, with unit dose, IV and TPN background. Demonstrates professional manner and possesses good communication skills. Meets minimum physical requirements for job functions. Preferred: One-year hospital pharmacy experience or a certified hospital residency. Prefer St David s Experience and/or Meditech experience.
Licensure/Certification: Required: Current Texas Pharmacy License; Certification in Sterile Products preparations or complete within 2 month of hire