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UT Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center is seeking Clinical Staff Pharmacists to support the multiple community-based COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth region. As one of the metroplex’s vaccine hub providers, UTSW’s state-designation consists of coordinating the distribution of the vaccines and operating clinics to administer those vaccines to the Dallas-area’s population. Based inside UTSW’s vaccination clinics, these Clinical Staff Pharmacists are essential to the region’s and state’s mission of safely and efficiently vaccinating the general population.
The COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic’s Clinical Staff Pharmacists primary responsibilties' are to:
Administer the COVID-19 vaccine;
Serve as an on-site drug information resource;
Reconstitute medication vials correctly and efficiently; and
Managing the vaccine-related inventory.
This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position with shifts to be scheduled between 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM plus every 3rd weekend with rotating holidays. All shifts to be assigned to work at one of UTSW's COVID-19 vaccination locations in the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth area and, therefore, this Clinical Staff Pharmacist must be willing and be able to commute each shift to work from any of those locations. All Clinical Staff Pharmacists are paid hourly and only eligible for overtime compensation when exceeding 80 hours of work per bi-weekly pay period.
Due to the immediate need to fill this role, this position will be expected to start within approximately two (2) week after accepting an employment offer.
EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION
Must possess a current APhA and/or a board-approved vaccination certification and an active license issued by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) as a Registered Pharmacist (R.Ph.).
One (1) year of professional work experience as a licensed registered pharmacist is required.
Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification with course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA). Sterile compounding (IV) certification accredited by ACPE is preferred but not required.
Bachelor of Science (BS) degree or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from an American College of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) accredited school of pharmacy is required.
Working knowledge of computers and data-entry skills are essential.
Ability to communicate clearly in English (speaking, reading, and writing) is required.
Good general health and a strong ability to cope with stress in a faced-paced environment is a must.
This position requires moderate physical effort: prolonged standing/walking, occasional lifting/carrying (up to 25 lbs.), reaching, bending, crouching, etc. (OSHA Category III).