Pharmacist

San Antonio, TX

Join the world’s most extensive network of telemedicine services!

 

Be a part of our award-winning telehealth system by joining our growing and innovative team at Avel eCare Pharmacy working in San Antonio, TX covering our HUB in Sioux Falls, SD.

 

Summary

Avel eCare Pharmacists provide remote support to hospitals throughout the United States. Some key services provided include:

·         Remote order entry/verification

·         Medication dosing/therapy management

·         Patient monitoring throughout course of hospitalization

·         Consultation with providers and nurses

·         Discharge consultation with patients

Position highlights

 

·         Enjoy work-life balance with 7 days on, 7 days off schedule

·         Use your clinical skills to benefit patients in Texas and beyond

·         Work in a high tech office environment

·         Collaborate with a team of skilled pharmacists

 

What is Avel eCare Pharmacy?

 

·         We are a remote pharmacy service provider with hubs in San Antonio, TX and Sioux Falls, SD serving roughly 170 hospitals across twenty-one states.

·         Our Sioux Falls hub opened in 2008 and is currently providing service to roughly 95 hospitals across 13 states.

·         Our around the clock medication order review and verification ensure continuity of patient care.

·         Providers, nurses and patients have 24/7/365 access to our team of hospital-trained pharmacists electronically, via telephone and through live audiovisual connection.




General Hours of Work: Days/Evenings/Nights (including weekends and holidays; shifts are determined by staffing plan)

Exempt/Nonexempt: Exempt (Salaried)

Department/Unit: Pharmacy 

Schedule: Full Time (72 hours/2 weeks, 0.9 FTE)


SUMMARY:  

Provides pharmaceutical care, which includes all medication related activities provided directly to the patient with definite outcomes intended to improve the patient’s quality of life.  The Pharmacist must accept personal responsibility and accountability for the patient’s outcomes.  


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Reviews prescriber medication orders for safety and efficacy.  Approves medication for dispensing to patients at contracted facilities utilizing multiple EMRs.
  2. Evaluates medication therapy of patients and makes recommendations to physicians and other prescribers to provide the best possible therapy for the patient in the most efficient manner while maintaining ASHP standards of pharmaceutical care.
  3. Provides drug information to physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
  4. Able to communicate with other healthcare professionals in an effective manner via telephone, written communication, or other means, if necessary.
  5. Demonstrates knowledge of age-specific factors and performs satisfactorily related to patient’s age neonate through geriatrics as noted on competencies.
  6. Counsels patients on the proper usage, effects and side effects of medication.
  7. Responsible for accurate documentation of all work completed within the order management system.
  8. Maintains customer-service focus to achieve excellent working relationship with the remote contracted facilities.


REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree required.
  • Hospital experience or completion of ASHP-accredited Residency preferred. 


REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATION:

  • Pharmacist licensure in the residing state is required.  
  • Additional state Pharmacist licensure will be required based off job assignment. 


About Avel eCare

Avel eCare is a nationally recognized telemedicine care provider offering the largest and most comprehensive virtual health networks in the world. Based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Avel operates a multispecialty telemedicine network, partnering with more than 650 health care systems, rural hospitals, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, school districts, prisons, skilled nursing facilities and law enforcement agencies to deliver innovative telemedicine care across the country.

During the past three decades, Avel has developed eight distinct telehealth services, —Behavioral Health, Critical Care, Emergency, Hospitalist, Pharmacy, Specialty Care, Senior Care and School Health—in response to needs expressed by the communities and clinicians whom Avel serves. Within the past year alone, Avel’s virtual health care delivery model has impacted the lives of nearly two million patients. The efficiency of these telehealth services have saved health care costs and unnecessary time and travel for patients and physicians. On a national and world level, we are a model of how telehealth presents effective solutions today and tomorrow’s most daunting challenges. 

An innovative spirit among Avel eCare employees provided the spark that started Avel eCare’s telemedicine movement and is what continues to fuel our ability to transform the way healthcare is delivered across the world today. When you join the Avel team, you’ll appreciate the dedication, collaboration and support of other highly skilled professionals who work with you onsite in our virtual hospital hub or through our remote workforce.

Mission

Every person and every community deserves access to high quality care. Avel’s experts collaborate with local clinicians through telemedicine, to deliver high quality care when and where it’s needed.

Vision

Avel eCare serves as a catalyst for change. We are creating a future of health care without boundaries through Service, Quality, Collaboration, and Innovation.