The Stephenson Cancer Center (SCC) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) invites applications for Clinical Pharmacist positions. Rank and tenure eligibility to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The SCC is Oklahoma’s only academic cancer center. With a well-developed infrastructure and over 250 members from the University of Oklahoma (OUHSC, OU Norman, and OU Tulsa) and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, the SCC places a high priority on conducting high-quality transdisciplinary and translational team-based science.
The selected candidate will provide pharmaceutical care to the oncology patient population as part of the multidisciplinary patient care team. Provides direct patient care in accordance with clinical guidelines, educates patients, family members, and staff, performs drug utilization reviews, assists in program development, and conducts research.In this role a candidate's responsibilities would include but not limited to:
Clinical Guidelines - Reviews and evaluates clinical guidelines for application to clinical practice. Develops internal guidelines for standard, evidence-based, consistent management of medications for oncology patients.
Direct Patient Care - Optimizes patient care outcomes by actively reviewing patient medication regimens to ensure the appropriateness, effectiveness, and safety of the oncology patient’s medication use.
Advanced clinical skills - Provides advanced clinical skills and input to the care of oncology patients and provides expert advice, at a specialist level, on pharmaceutical matters in oncology to patients, staff, and physicians.
Patient counseling and education - Provide patient/family counseling and education about oncology and supportive medications.
Staff education - Provide education about oncology and supportive medications to medical/surgical providers, students, and nursing staff.
Drug Utilization Review - Develops, reviews, and evaluates retrospective Drug Utilization Review (DUR) criteria.
Program Development - Participate in the development and implementation of quality assurance programs for oncology pharmacy services, including, but not limited to, prevention of medication errors.
Research - Routinely evaluate current updates in service-specific literature
Applicants must possess a Doctorate degree (Pharm. D.) in Pharmacy; BCOP certification preferred. Completion of accredited PGY2 in oncology preferred or a minimum of 5 years of experience in an oncology pharmacy program. Must be a licensed Pharmacist by the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy or obtain licensure within 90 days of hire. Must possess or be able to obtain an Oklahoma Preceptor’s license by the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy within one year of hire.
The SCC is an NCI Designated Cancer Center and a Lead Academic Participating Site in the NCI-NCTN and has a large clinical trial program with a rapidly expanding early-phase clinical trials program.
Confidential inquiries may be addressed to Becky Decker, SCC Director of Employee Development, at Rebeccafirstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Oklahoma is an EO/AA Institution http://www.ou.edu/eoo/. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: salary based on experience
About OU Stephenson Cancer Center
The Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma is the only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center in Oklahoma. Less than 2 percent of cancer centers nationally have earned this prestigious and highly competitive accreditation for outstanding patient care and research. The Stephenson Cancer Center is the largest oncology practice in the state, with more than 70 board-certified oncology physicians and a large team of advanced providers and supportive care specialists delivering the highest standard of patient-centered, multidisciplinary care for every type of cancer. The Stephenson Cancer Center currently ranks number one among all cancer centers in the nation for the number of patients participating in NCI-sponsored treatment trials, and it is one of only 30 lead centers in the NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network.
The Stephenson Cancer Center is Oklahoma’s leading cancer research organization, with more than 100 research scientists working to eliminate cancer through conducting innovative basic, clinical and population-based research. These researchers are working on 225 cancer research projects supported by $44 million in annual grant funding from the ...National Institutes of Health and other sponsors. With a legislatively mandated mission to provide statewide leadership in addressing Oklahoma’s cancer burden, the Stephenson Cancer Center supports numerous outreach, education and screening programs in partnership with the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, the American Cancer Society, the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Oklahoma’s Tribal Nations among many other aligned organizations.