The Stephenson Cancer Center (SCC) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) invites applications for faculty 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. We are currently looking to fill a Faculty level position that will serve as our Oncology Pharmacy Program Director.
The selected candidate will provide direct supervision of comprehensive pharmacy services within oncology operational areas. Responsible for all operational aspects of pharmacy services. Develop policies, procedures, and goals in alignment with Service Line goals; acts as a liaison between physicians, nursing, pharmacy staff, and administration. Ensures compliances with all federal and state rules and regulations governing pharmacy services. In this role a candidates responsibilities would include but not limited to:
Direct comprehensive clinical and dispensing pharmacy services within oncology operational areas, including:
Investigational Drug Service
Oversight of Clinical Pharmacists in In Patient and Out Patient settings.
Develop and implement strategic and business goals for the department. Directs departmental budget, operations, and the implementation of new programs, services, and practices in correspondence with the growth and development needs of the OU Health System.
Promotes staff development and team building for clinical and dispensing, including retail and specialty, operational areas.
Plan, develop, and maintain departmental policies and procedures of which promote formulary management, medication safety, cost-effective practice, and optimal patient outcomes. Assures compliance with the rules and regulations promulgated by State, Federal and other regulatory agencies.
Plan, develop, and present educational programs for pharmacy staff and health care providers.
Participates in providing experiential training for Pharmacy Residents and Pharmacy Students.
Serve on task forces & committees, as assigned.
Oversee, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate assigned personnel; develop annual goals and objectives for personnel and the department; assign personnel and allocate resources in order to accomplish the goals of the department;
Prepare internal and external reports as requested as well as perform other duties and projects as assigned.
Provide leadership in Pharmacological oversight in running of Phase I through III clinical trials.
The SCC is an NCI Designated Cancer Center and a Lead Academic Participating Site in the NCI-NCTN and has a large clinical trials program with a rapidly expanding early-phase clinical trials program.
Confidential inquiries may be addressed to Becky Decker, SCC Director of Employee Development, at Rebeccaemail@example.com
The University of Oklahoma is an EO/AA Institution http://www.ou.edu/eoo/. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must possess aDoctorate degree (Pharm. D.) in Pharmacy; BCOP certification required, and completion of accredited PGY2 in oncology preferred. A minimum of 10 years of experience in an oncology pharmacy program is preferred; 5 years of which served in a progressive pharmacy management position in an academic medical center preferred. After accepting the position candidate must become a licensed Pharmacist by the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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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.