The Clinical Specialist will primarily be responsible for seeing patients in an outpatient setting at Hillcrest Hospital- Cleveland Clinic with some inpatient responsibilities. This position mainly involves solid tumor patient care and collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Oncologists. Inpatient service coverage may include solid tumor patient rounding. Specialist is responsible for provision of clinical pharmacy services and education and patient counseling, nursing/physician/pharmacy in-services, protocol and pathway development, research, precepting and Beacon review. Clinical Specialist will also be heavily involved in PGY 1 Residency program.
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center provides complete cancer care enhanced by internationally-recognized research efforts, offering the most effective techniques to achieve long-term survival and improve patients’ quality of life. As part of the NCCN and NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, more than 700 physicians, researchers, nurses and technicians care for thousands of patients each year, providing access to a wide range of clinical trials as well as support programs to help patients navigate the challenges associated with a cancer diagnosis. Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center unites clinicians and researchers based in Taussig Cancer Institute and in Cleveland Clinic’s 25 other clinical and special expertise institutes, as well as cancer specialists at our regional hospitals, health centers and Cleveland Clinic Florida. Cleveland Clinic is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. This position will be based solely out of Hillcrest Hospital.
Cleveland Clinic strives to reward dedication with an integrated and comprehensive benefits program that meets the needs of a diverse workforce and provides meaningful choices. Along with pension/savings plans, wellness programs and medical/dental/vision coverage, we offer flexible spending plans, life insurance and disability plans, paid time off, tuition assistance program, and reimbursement for professional certification.
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Smoke/drug free environment.
Performs pharmacotherapeutic monitoring and provision of pharmaceutical care for Oncology patients and is responsible for the care of the patient from education through the entire pharmaceutical care of the patient.
Provides general and patient specific drug information to patients, physicians, nurses and, and other health care professionals.
Interacts routinely with physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to provide optimal pharmaceutical care to patients.
Supports clinical pharmacist and technician educational development by participating in departmental staff development programs and provides leadership in the education of staff involved in providing pharmaceutical care to patients.
Supports clinical pharmacists in providing pharmaceutical care to patients by direct interaction, and formal educational programs. Supports and participates in pharmaceutical related research in area of specialty.
Maintains expertise in areas of practice through continual learning, journal review and other educational activities.
Educates clinical pharmacists, technicians, pharmacy students, post graduate trainees, allied health professionals, nurses and physicians in pharmacotherapy within in the specialty area. Other duties as assigned.
PharmD or Bachelors of Science degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy and completion of a post-graduate residency or fellowship training required.
Will require completion of a PGY2 and prefer a candidate with 2-4 years of clinical experience after completion of the PGY2.
Current State licensure as a Registered Pharmacist (RPh) or eligible for reciprocation in current State within 90 days of hire. Board Certification in Oncology is preferred.
Complexity of Work:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Demonstrates a service orientation toward patients, staff, and visitors.
Conveys a positive, professional image at all times.
Completion of a post-graduate year 2 residency (PGY2) or fellowship in Oncology
Completion of a post-graduate year 1 residency (PGY-1) plus 3 years of experience as a clinical specialist or equivalent role which includes providing pharmaceutical care and performing pharmacotherapeutic monitoring including 50% or more of time spent in the specialty area or
5 years of experience as a clinical specialist or equivalent role which includes providing pharmaceutical care and performing pharmacotherapeutic monitoring including 50% or more of time spent in the specialty area.
Typical physical demands include ability to perform the job while standing and walking for prolonged times, approximately 75% of shift and continuously for extended periods of time.
Manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer and dispensing functions of the job; ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
Position often includes reaching, stretching, stooping, climbing steps and sitting.
Must have normal or corrected vision.
Must have ability to clearly communicate verbally by phone or in person
Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required
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