Our Clinical Specialist is responsible for provision of pharmaceutical care to patients managed in the Breast and Gynecologic Oncology clinics with a focus on oral chemotherapy management. Activities include evaluate, monitor and modify drug therapy, provide recommendations/interventions to optimize patient outcomes, minimize safety issues, ensure cost effectiveness as well as provide Drug Information for medical personnel. The pharmacist will serve as a liason with the outpatient pharmacy to ensure patients receive the prescribed medication. The pharmacist should be an effective communicator and be able to integrate themselves within the health team and current structure of the pharmacy department. Additionally, the candidate should coordinate pharmacotherapy activities and educational opportunities for department pharmacists and residents in the ambulatory practice setting. Finally, the clinical pharmacy specialist should fulfill requirements associated with hospital and department policies and procedures, JCAHO and other regulatory agencies.
Pennsylvania Pharmacist License
PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency
Internal Number: 2
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