In the hematology/oncology pharmacist role, the successful candidate will review and facilitate inpatient and outpatient oncology medication management in an interactive, interdisciplinary team environment. As part of day-to-day activities, this pharmacist will provide drug information, education, cost containment and clinical services to our hematology/oncology medical staff. Responsibilities include prospective medication order review for ambulatory outpatient oncology medication orders. In particular, verify all high-risk medications to ensure the appropriateness of use from clinical, financial, and policy compliance perspectives. The position also includes decentralized inpatient hematology/oncology coverage with team rounding, supporting clinical activities such as pharmacokinetics, TPN monitoring and consultation, anticoagulation review, renal dosing, IV to PO adjustments, medication profile review, and antimicrobial stewardship for an oncology patient population. This position will also be eligible to participate in committee work and projects as needed to advance oncology pharmacy practice.
Sanford Health is a teaching hospital where the pharmacist will have the opportunity to serve as a preceptor for our PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency program, as well as for our PGY-1 residents, PGY-2 residents, non-traditional residency program and Advanced Practice Pharmacy Experiential students.
Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo has been an important regional resource for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer since it opened its doors in 1990. Roger Maris Cancer Center focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer, which provides adults and pediatric patients with comprehensive cancer treatment. Research has also been an important component of the care and treatment at Roger Maris. Sanford Pharmacy Services are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week in the inpatient setting. The pharmacy team is involved in the inpatient and outpatient departments and work under established P&T protocols as well as collaborative practice agreements. Pharmacy services at Sanford Medical Center also include involvement in cardiology, dialysis, emergency room, general medicine, intensive care, medication reconciliation, medication delivery to bedside, oncology, OR pharmacy, transplant, and an antimicrobial stewardship program.
A successful candidate for this role will have experience and advanced training in the practice of oncology/hematology pharmacy. The completion of a PGY-2 in oncology or Board Certification in Oncology is preferred. Experience with bone marrow transplant pharmacy services is favorable.
License must be in good standing by the State Board of Pharmacy in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.
About Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Sanford Health is one of the largest health systems in the United States. Sanford Health in Fargo, ND is a Level 1 Trauma Center and Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center with numerous medical and pharmacy service lines. The pharmacy department works closely with other disciplines and hospital leadership across many of our specialties to better serve our patients and to continually advance our practice. We have three hospitals with 500+ total beds in Fargo ND including a new hospital which opened in 2017. With a culture of safety and practice advancement it is an exciting place for a pharmacist to work!