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AdventHealth Pharmacist Full Time Nights in Killeen, Texas


Pharmacist - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549

Our team members are nationally recognized for delivering the highest level of care. We offer the latest advances in medicine and provide uncommon compassion as part of our faith-based approach to wellness. Our employees make a difference on a higher level by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. At AdventHealth Central Texas & AdventHealth Rollins Brook, you will receive a competitive salary while experiencing the freedom to deliver the best care for patients’ bodies, minds, and spirits in a way you feel passionate about. There is no better place to make a true impact in the lives of others.

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Located in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook provide care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.

  • Both AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook are committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.

  • As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time


What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy

  • 1+ year of experience

  • Licensed Pharmacist


You Will Be Responsible For:

Pharmacy Operations

Actively performs all pharmacy technician functions and maintains active proficiency in:

• Standard work parameters

• Operational programs

• Dispensing and compounding systems

• Hospital computer systems

• Medication ordering systems

Maintains operational expertise in and actively provides coverage of the technician services provided by

• Central Pharmacy

• IV Room

AND MAY REQUIRE (at least two of the following):

• Oncology Pharmacy Satellite

• Operating Room Satellite

• CVICU Pharmacy Satellite

Oversees appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems

• Accurately interprets electronic records

• Maintains expertise in Cerner processes

• Manages proper and complete patient profile record

Accurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and dispensing of patient‐specific medication doses

• Manages medication dispensing activities

• Ensures accuracy of all medication products prepared for dispensing

• Oversees oral and injectable product compounding

• Prevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking products

Pharmacy Practice

Completes critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and patient monitoring to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problems

• Improper drug, dose, or dosage form selection

• Dose frequency or timing

• Subtherapeutic dosage

• Over dosage

• Adverse drug reactions or drug allergy

• Drug interactions

• Therapeutic duplication

Proficiently verifies/enters medication orders and proactively communicates with medical staff to resolve problem medication orders

• Incorrect medication orders

• Ambiguous medication orders

• Non-formulary medication orders

• Home medication use requests

• Inappropriate therapy

Provides patient‐centered care services

• Provides accurate, safe and timely medication therapy

• Initiates and facilitates appropriate therapy based on age, disease, and drug considerations

• Promotes cost-effective drug therapy and actively participates in stewardship activities and restricted medication/surveillance programs

Initiates and facilitates appropriate drug dosing and manages medication-related pharmacist consults (as appropriate for assignments):

• Pharmacokinetic monitoring

• Renal dosing

• TPN processing

Facilitates medication safety practices

• Identifies, mitigates, and reports potential and actual adverse drug events, adverse drug reactions, and medication errors

• Documents pharmacist interventions and appropriately documents in the patient medical record

Clinical Pharmacy Services

Provides support to direct patient care programs

• Provides accurate, safe, timely, and appropriate medication therapy based on patient needs

• Places practice priority on the delivery of patient-centered care

• Identifies high-risk patients and implements interventions to improve quality and safety

• Makes appropriate evidence-based, patient-centered medication recommendations

• Provides effective medication education and counseling to patients and caregivers

• Proficiently maintains patient information and efficiently evaluates patients’ health care needs

Supports practice in decentralized areas

• Collaborates with other pharmacy staff

• Collaborates with care providers and Pharmacists to optimize care and improve services

Teamwork and Inter-Professional Collaboration

Presents to assigned areas on time, ready to work and does not exhibit unscheduled absenteeism

• Adheres to lunch and break schedule

Assures continuity of care between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areas

• Assures appropriate handoff between shifts and participates in Energizers/Meetings

• Accepts any necessary work from preceding and does not leave excessive work for following shift

• Reviews and catches up the rejected order queue as well as medication-related products to be checked (patient-specific doses, Pyxis fills, med batches, trays, etc.) prior to departing from shift

Supports other pharmacy operations and areas outside of current assignment

• Collaborates regarding medication order verification and medication availability

• Communicates with appropriate pharmacist regarding problem orders or patient care requests

• Provides coverage of medication order verification when areas are uncovered, or team needs support

Works effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patient

• Demonstrates sensitivity to the perspective of the patient, caregiver, or health care colleague in all communications

• Actively supports teammates (pharmacists, technicians, managers)

• Uses effective negotiation skills to resolve conflicts

Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentorship

Mentors new-staff and assists with training

Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees in areas of expertise

• Actively engages in pharmacy technician student learning experiences

• Supports pharmacy student (IPPE and APPE) learning experiences

• Supports pharmacy resident training experiences

Quality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and Accreditation

Supports and participates in medication‐use process improvements led by colleagues and peers

Supports regulatory compliance initiatives and supports institutional accreditation processes

Professional Activities and Practice Advancements

Maintains a commitment to pharmacy practice via participation in pharmacy technician professional activities and practice advancement accomplishments. Supports improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice

Leadership and Organizational Involvement

Participates in departmental meetings (75% attendance as scheduled)

Participates in departmental educational activities (100% completion)

Supports practice advancement initiatives, clinical research projects, and stewardship initiatives led by colleagues and peers

Maintains professional image

• Actively participates in a Departmental Practice Council(s) as requested

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Pharmacy

Organization: AdventHealth Central Texas

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Central Texas

Req ID: 21039780

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.