The UIC College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services seek an Assistant Director, Oncology and Dermatology Pharmacy/Clinical Faculty/Clinical Pharmacist to join our team. The primary practice site for this appointment is located in the Oncology Pharmacy.
The Assistant Director will be responsible for the provision of pharmacy services and education in the ambulatory pharmacy settings and will serve in a key role as the pharmacist-in-charge for the Oncology Clinic and Dermatology Clinic Pharmacies. Responsibilities include the oversight of pharmacy operations including safe handling of chemotherapy and other hazardous drugs, improving efficiency, maintaining compliance to all legal and regulatory standards, while ensuring the highest level of focused patient care and customer service. Additional responsibilities include pharmacy staff development; and coordinating and conducting quality initiatives. In-service education to pharmacy staff, nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals is an expectation as well. The Assistant Director will also have oversight responsibility for the Dermatology Pharmacy.
Clinical Pharmacist responsibilities include providing pharmacy services (distribution and clinical) to oncology patients seen at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences on-site outpatient oncology clinic and oncology clinic pharmacy. Responsibilities also include supervising the preparation of intravenous and oral anti-cancer therapies.
Clinical faculty responsibilities include the provision of didactic lectures in the College of Pharmacy and serving as a preceptor for student pharmacists, and PGY1 and PGY2 residents. Scholarly activities, including presentations and publications, are an expectation as well
Candidates must be a graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy PharmD program with an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy residency required.
Experience in oncology and infusion therapy practice including safe handling of hazardous drugs is required.
Candidate must have 2-3 years of pharmacy management experience
Candidates must possess knowledge and skills such that they qualify for a non-tenured faculty position with the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the UIC College of Pharmacy.
Candidates must be licensed or eligible for Illinois licensure as a registered pharmacist.
A PGY2 oncology residency or 2-3 years equivalent experience with an emphasis in Oncology
Board Certification is recommended.
Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
For fullest consideration, applicants must submit a complete application by following the link below to the University's online application system by December 18, 2020.
A letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae must be attached to the online application. In addition, e-mail contact information for three professional references must be entered directly into the online application.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers
The Ambulatory Pharmacy Services department supports the teaching and research mission of the College of Pharmacy. The pharmacy staff works in cooperation with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure the delivery of appropriate drug therapy and to provide direct patient care and education.
Clinical Pharmacy Services
In addition to our pharmacies, specially trained clinical pharmacists are available in many of our outpatient clinics. They work alongside physicians, providing guidance in selecting proper drug therapies, in addition to providing education on disease management and medication use.