Texas Health Fort Worth seeks to hire a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist to work Full-time Days in the Pharmacy.
The work scheduled is 40 hours weekly.
HOURS: Days, with some weekends and holidays.
DUTIES: The Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist will primarily focus on inpatients in the hematology/oncology unit. He or she will provide advanced pharmacotherapy consultation to the Hematology/Oncology staff. Primary focus will be on evaluating and ensuring optimal drug therapy regimen selection for hematology/oncology patients. The oncology specialist will also serve as a content expert for the health system in developing specific drug therapy monitoring guidelines, providing recommendations on cost effective and safe drug therapy, developing policies and procedures, and creating and optimizing clinical order sets for the electronic health record. Responsibilities will also include distributive, regulatory, and quality assurance activities in the specialty area as required. The specialist will also serve as a primary resource in oncology for the staff, and will develop and coordinate pharmacy and nursing education in this area.
EDUCATION: A minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Must be eligible to receive a pharmacist license in the State of Texas by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. A board certification in oncology by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties is preferred but not required.
EXPERIENCE: A Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY 1) is highly preferred. A pharmacy practice residency in oncology (PGY 2) is preferred. Experience in oncology practice may substitute for residency.
SKILLS: Basic data entry skills, excellent English language verbal/written communication skills.