Pharmacy ServicesCorrectional Managed Care

Our mission is to provide exceptional pharmacy services leading the way for a healthier today and tomorrow by offering innovative education and training, pursuing cutting-edge research, and providing the highest quality patient care.

We work together to work wonders as we define the future of Pharmacy Services and strive to be the best in all our endeavors.

Pharmacy services are provided to correctional facilities across the state including the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.  With a unique knowledge of medications, current research, and hands-on clinical experience, pharmacists develop solutions for managing pharmaceutical care and medication-related problems. A range of drug distribution and clinical services are provided.  

Drug Distribution Services
Drug distribution is provided from a centralized pharmacy in Huntsville, Texas and is best described as a mail order pharmacy with next business day delivery.  The facility incorporates automated technology that allows pharmacists to perform in-depth profile review and to provide other services that support the health care staff in ensuring safe and effective use of medications.  The Pharmacy is open 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday with 24/7 on-call support.

Clinical Services
Pharmacists work directly with physicians, other health professionals, and patients to ensure that the medications contribute to positive outcomes. Clinical services are provided by a team of Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialists and are designed to improve clinical outcomes and to be cost effective. A variety of services are provided including direct patient care to high-risk patients, non-formulary consults, and P&T Committee consulting:  
  • Drug therapy management via onsite or telehealth clinics (e.g., Anticoagulation, Diabetes, Hypertension, and CKD clinics)
  • Formulary management and drug-use policy development
  • Non-formulary consultations
  • P&T Committee consulting
  • Drug Information
  • Adverse Drug Event identification, documentation, and follow-up
  • Pharmacokinetic monitoring
  • Academic detailing and educational programs

Educational Opportunities
The Department serves as a clinical internship site for pharmacy students and offers an ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy practice residency program

Career Opportunities
For information on career opportunities, click here to view current vacancies by visiting the UTMB jobline.