Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is recruiting for multiple oncology clinical pharmacy specialists. We are looking for highly-motivated individuals to join our team at our NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center. We are recruiting for:
GI Oncology Pharmacy Specialist- ambulatory clinic setting
Lymphoma Oncology Pharmacy Specialist- rotate between the inpatient and ambulatory clinic settings
Clinical Inpatient Oncology Pharmacy Specialist - inpatient setting; rotating between solid tumor and malignant hematology services
In addition to direct patient care responsibilities, the specialists precept pharmacy residents and students as faculty in Graduate Pharmacy Education. There are opportunities for didactic teaching at schools of pharmacy. The specialists also participate in oncology-related initiatives, research and projects. Other responsibilities are below:
Foster open & collaborative environment in which team members may discuss opportunities for service expansion, performance improvement, professional development, and other activities as well as topics essential to providing excellent pharmacy services
Participates in the delivery of quality patient care through the active review, assessment and approval of medication orders for patients within their assigned practice area
Actively participates in department and organizational committees and involved in quality improvement and patient safety activities for service area, department and medical center
Works with members of pharmacy leadership team to track and manage pharmaceutical utilization, costs and prescribing trends to identify opportunities for improvement and outcome measures of related initiatives
Prevent, detect, and resolve medication-related problems, and make appropriate evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy recommendations as part of the interdisciplinary team
Appropriately documents activities, including drug therapy recommendations, interventions, educational activities, cost-savings and cost-avoidance efforts, and performance improvement initiatives in which the employee is involved
In addition to the core responsibilities of the clinical specialist a staffing component will be required in addition to clinical services.
Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS in Pharmacy or a PharmD degree.
Completion of an Oncology Residency program, Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacy, or equivalent experience in Hematology-Oncology.
Must be licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of North Carolina or eligible for licensure.
About Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health
Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health, is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, NC. Our two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary care hospital- that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, four community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education. The organization admits approximately 60,000 inpatients each year, its emergency rooms have approximately 187,000 visits each year, and has close to 2 million outpatient visits at all ambulatory and outpatient departments.
Over 350 pharmacists, technicians, and leaders provide comprehensive pharmacy services spanning the continuum of care across multiple patient populations. WFBMC has a long history of clinical excellence and innovation in pharmacy practice. Today, the department provides service based clinical services to more than 47 inpatient services and a variety of ambulatory clinics. Pharmacists and technicians partner to ensure safe transitions of care during pat...ient admission and discharge and assist patients in accessing pharmaceutical care. In the ambulatory setting the Department of Pharmacy has community and specialty outpatient services as well as home infusion. Graduate Pharmacy Education consists of eleven residency programs, an internship program, and learning experiences for three schools of pharmacy in North Carolina.