As a member of a multidisciplinary team one will interact with physicians, midlevels and nurses to optimize the care and medication management of hospitalized and ambulatory hematology- onocology patients. This includes the review and verification of chemotherapy regimens, supportive care, and patient education of hospitalized patients at Ascension Borgess Hospital. This individual will also have the opportunity to develop relations with the outpatient clinic within the Ascension Borgess Infusion Center and explore expanding ambulatory services within physician practices. As the chemotherapy specialist, this individual will assist with protocol development and standardization across Michigan and participate in Oncology practice committees.
Review and assess medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems.
Recommend formulary alternatives when appropriate.
Compound and dispense medications for accurate delivery to patients. Provide drug information and education to medical staff and patients.
Communicate with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.
Oversee technical personnel who assist in the preparation, maintenance, and dispensing of medications and supplies.
Assist with academic functions such as serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students. May float to provide coverage of pharmacy needs. Provides patient counseling when required.
Primary duties will include medication management of inpatient oncology-hematology patients.
Individual will assist with order development and standardization for both inpatient and outpatients.
Specialist will interact with physician, mid-level practitioners and nurses to optimize the care and management of hematology- oncology patients.
Opportunity to develop relations with the outpatient clinics and explore expanding ambulatory services within physician practices.
What You Will Need
One or more of the following:
Pharmacist specializing in Prescriptive Authority credentialed from the Michigan Board of Pharmacy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Pharmacist credentialed from the Michigan Board of Pharmacy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
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