Emerus Pharmacist in San Antonio, Texas

Emerus is a nationally recognized, innovative leader in the delivery of inpatient, surgical, and diagnostic medical health care. Specializing in the identification, development and management of improved-access community medical facilities, Emerus provides cost effective, scalable growth opportunities to large-scale, national health care systems throughout the United States.

By providing operationally efficient facilities and focused alignment with current health care trends, Emerus’ community-based hospitals prioritize limited inpatient stays, efficient emergency rooms and cost effective pricing in a smaller campus setting. Based in The Woodlands, Texas, Emerus has more than 1,000 employees, with expert concentrations in over 20 different fields throughout the medical industry.

The purpose of this position is to assist clinical staff in providing quality patient care by advising physicians and other clinical staff on the selection, dose, interactions and side effects of medications.

  • Review all patient charts for correct medication therapy and documentation; including patient drug allergies, drug/drug interactions with current medications, appropriate medication choice, route of administration and dose

  • Conduct weekly on-site visits to each facility

  • Conduct monthly unit review of department

  • Assist Hospital Administrator to ensure sufficient medication is in stock; including working with the pharmaceutical wholesaler to find alternatives, if necessary

  • Review and reconcile controlled substances logs and conduct an annual controlled substance inventory

  • Comply with all regulatory agency’s rules and regulations as applicable to pharmacy

  • Maintain appropriate facility licenses – State Board of Pharmacy, DEA and state controlled substance license, if applicable

  • Assist clinical staff with drug related information

  • Provide on-call 24 hour service to answer questions or assist clinical staff, if needed

  • Counsel patients on medication therapy, if needed

  • Plan, monitor and evaluate drug programs and regimens

  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required

  • Travel to all facility locations as required

  • Perform additional duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited school of pharmacy, required

  • License in good standing to practice pharmacy issued by the State Board of Pharmacy, required

  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication

Physical Requirements

Typical functions of this role include standing, sitting and walking a majority of the time. There are occasions when kneeling, stooping, bending or reaching may be necessary.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs on a regular basis. There may be occasions in which the employee must be able to lift or move up to 50 lbs.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate. Exposure to fumes, airborne particles and chemicals can occur.

ID: 2018-7152

Shift Type: Days

External Company Name: Baptist Emergency Hospital

External Company URL: http://www.baptistemergencyhospital.com/

Street: 7719 IH35 South