Research Operations Pharmacy Manager Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA Full Time
The Research Pharmacy Operations Manager oversees the daily operations of the research pharmacy and is responsible for the day-to-day operation in delivering pharmaceutical care to patients enrolled on therapeutic clinical trials at all DFCI sites. The manager leads the pharmacy team members in clinical, operational, sponsor-related and principal investigator-related issues. This is a fully on-site position.
Oversees daily research pharmacy operations to ensure research pharmacy activities and services are carried out in meeting the GCP and other regulatory standards.
Supports pharmacy preparation of major co-operative group, DFCI internal, sponsor, NCI or FDA audits.
Works closely with research team, nursing, pharmacy, regulatory and other departments to create and implement action plans to address arising patient care issues involving investigational drugs.
Monitors key research pharmacy operational metrics and implement workflow changes in response to operational needs.
Ensures that the research pharmacy is providing support and guidance to the infusion and clean room pharmacists whenever it is needed.
Is available to the Pharmacy and study teams on call for investigational drug issues which may arise.
Participates in the development, review, and implementation of pharmacy policies, workflows, and SOPs.
Facilitates the communications and coordination of DF/HCC research pharmacies and DFCI satellites in respect to investigational drug treatment.
Develops both short-term and long-term goals for the research pharmacy in conjunction with the Director of Research Pharmacy. Actively participates in clinical and research performance improvement programs to accomplish departmental and institutional initiatives.
Works with the Medication Safety Officer, the Director of Research Pharmacy, and the Manager of Research Pharmacy Quality, Regulatory & Education to assist in investigating any Safety Reports related to investigational drugs and in any needed follow-up including participation in RCAs as needed.
Assists in the preparation of corrective action plans related to research pharmacy violations/deviations that may be required by study sponsors and/or IRB.
Works with disease group pharmacists on new clinical trials that may have new level of complexity or new uses of technology.
Coordinates and oversees research pharmacy rotation for pharmacy students and residents.
Collaborates closely with the rest of management team to achieve synergy amongst functional areas of research pharmacy.
Other duties to be assigned per business needs.
Bachelor’s degree or Doctorate in Pharmacy from an accredited college of Pharmacy.
7 years of hospital pharmacy or retail pharmacy experience, with 4 years of oncology experience.
2 years of supervisory or charge/lead experience.
Licensed to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Certification or advanced degree related to the specialty practice area is preferred.
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong. As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff. Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS, and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.