We are currently recruiting for two adult oncology pharmacists who are interested in working in all care settings: ambulatory clinic, infusion, and inpatient clinical. Pharmacists will become part of the Hematology/Stem Cell Transplant team or the Medical Oncology team and will care for all disease states while working in a rotating staffing model that mimics provider and patient flow through the healthcare system.
The Adult Oncology team is robust with 4 inpatient pharmacists, 7 clinic pharmacists, and 7 infusion pharmacists staffing per day. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Pharmacy managed protocols for immune suppression, antibiotics, and anticoagulation
Chemotherapy review and verification
Med to bed discharge service
Allogeneic transplant discharge education
Supportive Care CDTM
Immune suppression CDTM
Oral chemotherapy education
Conditioning regimen education
Chemotherapy order review
Provider consults and medication reconciliation
Scheduled pharmacist appointments
Supportive care education and med to chair
Chemotherapy and immunotherapy review and verification
The purpose of this position is to provide the services of a licensed pharmacist which includes the responsibility for the safe and proper distribution and use of medications in inpatients and outpatients who range in age from neonates, infants less than one year of age, children and adolescents ages 10-18, adults ages 19-65 and the elderly over age 65.
This position is to function at higher decision making and accountability levels regarding medication therapy, proactively affecting medication use by making recommendations at the time prescribing decisions are being made or, in some cases, making independent decisions about medication therapy in cooperation with other healthcare team members. Additional services provided include facilitation of medication reconciliation, discharge counseling, and medication delivery through coordination of care from admission to discharge. The pharmacist must possess strong communication skills for patient education and work collaboratively with inpatient and outpatient interdisciplinary teams including but not limited to providers, nurses, case workers, pharmacists, and technicians, as well as, the teaching and precepting component of students, interns and/or residents.
This is a flexible model where the coordination during transitions of care and medication use system for patients are integrated with traditionally centralized functions, such as order entry/verifications and will continue to evolve as part of integrated decentralized patient care practice.
Oncology Pharmacist requirements include PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency.
A PGY2 Oncology Residency and/or BCOP certification is preferred.
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