The Clinical Oncology Pharmacy Manager is responsible for coordinating clinical pharmacy services ensuring that the pharmacy provides optimal clinical services on a daily basis. The Clinical Oncology Pharmacy Manager facilitates the development, implementation and maintenance of systems that promote desirable patient outcomes through the use of safe cost-effective drug therapies. Serve as the Residency Program Director PGY-2 Residency program in Oncology residency program and residents. In the absence of the Director or Assistant Director of pharmacy, the Clinical Manager will be required to assume the essential responsibilities and perform the duties of managing and operating the department.
Clinical Pharmacist – Hematology/Oncology:
The Hematology/ Oncology Clinical Pharmacist will provide quality patient care in relation to the patient’s oncologic diagnosis, prescribed treatment, age group, and other identified needs. Provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to oncology patients to assure safe and effective drug therapy. Coordinate the drug therapy process for oncology patients. This may include any of all of the following activities: drug selection, drug information, dosing, monitoring, outcomes management, and patient education/counseling. Develops and maintains a clinical practice with a patient care service, cooperating with medical and nursing personnel to optimize the pharmacotherapeutic aspects of patient care. Provides optimal selection of pharmacologic agents, and design of a regimen to maximize therapeutics benefit and minimize toxicity. Provides daily follow-up on the clinical effects of the regimen with adjustments as necessary to achieved desired outcomes.
Investigational Drug Services Pharmacist:
The Investigational Drug Services (IDS) Pharmacist will be responsible for the provision and oversight of pharmacotherapy for oncology research patients. The IDS Pharmacist will work collaboratively with members of the research team. The focus for this position is the support of clinical trial research conducted by the University of Miami.
Clinical Pharmacist - IV/Chemo Supervisor:
The IV/Chemo Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring the regulatory (Board of Pharmacy, USP 797/800) compliance of all sterile compounding programs. This role is responsible for ensuring standardized compounding operations by providing guidance to compounding personnel. This role also designs and monitors quality compounding metrics, helps prepare sites for and participates in regulatory inspections, and is responsible and accountable for the performance and operation of the facility and personnel in the preparation of compounded sterile preparations. The IV/Chemo Supervisor also performs risk assessments, root cause analyses, and other process/quality improvement activities as needed.
Staff Pharmacist - Sterile Compounding:
The IV Room Staff Pharmacist monitors and supervises the operation of the centralized intravenous admixture program, with a heavy emphasis on the preparation and monitoring of chemotherapeutic and investigational intravenous therapies. Staff Pharmacists ensure the accurate and efficient preparation and delivery of total parenteral nutrition solutions, injectable chemotherapy, antibiotics, and other medications for intravenous therapy. Dosage amounts and intravenous compatibilities are accurately determined. Patient profiles and new orders are reviewed to prevent drug interactions and contraindications. Appropriate records and inventory on all drugs are maintained as required.
Staff Pharmacist - Hematology/Oncology:
Staff Pharmacists monitor, and supervise the operation of the centralized intravenous admixture program, with a heavy emphasis on the preparation and monitoring of chemotherapeutic and investigational intravenous therapies. Staff Pharmacists ensure the accurate and efficient preparation and delivery of total parenteral nutrition solutions, injectable chemotherapy, antibiotics, and other medications for intravenous therapy. Dosage amounts and intravenous compatibilities are accurately determined. Patient profiles and new orders are reviewed to prevent drug interactions and contraindications. Staff Pharmacists supervise the unit-dose drug distribution program. Patient profiles and new orders are reviewed to prevent drug interactions and contraindications. A working knowledge of the pharmacy computer system and software programs is required. Ensure the accurate and prompt delivery of unit-dose medications and controlled substances to hospital inpatients. Appropriate records and inventory on all drugs are maintained as required. Emergency drug stocks in patient care areas are accurately filled in a timely manner.
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy, with a minimum of a Doctor of Pharmcy degree or grandfathered in bachelor degree in pharmacy or graduate of a foreign school of pharmacy and successfully completed the foreign pharmacist equivalence exam.
Licensure by the Florida State Board of Pharmacy.
Completion of one year of an ASHP pharmacy residency program or hospital pharmacy experience preferred.
Board certification in Pharmacotherapy or Oncology preferred.
Completion of a PGY-2 specialty residency or fellowship in oncology, or the above plus 3-5 years of Oncology clinical pharmacy services preferred.
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