General Description: Under the general direction of the Director of Oncology Pharmacy, the Adult Clinical Oncology Pharmacy Manager is responsible for the management of the adult oncology clinical pharmacy services program at OU Health.
Essential Responsibilities: Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Establishes, coordinates, implements and supervises all aspects of oncology clinical pharmacy activities with emphasis on therapeutic drug monitoring, clinical pathways, formulary management, pharmacoeconomic and patient outcomes across all Stephenson Cancer Center-affiliated programs.
Develops and implements policies, practices and procedures for oncology clinical pharmacy services, ensuring compliance with The Joint Commission and other regulatory standards including the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy.
Responsible for the operational management of assigned oncology pharmacy clinical service areas in accordance with hospital philosophies, goals and objectives to ensure the consistent provision of high-quality patient care and clinical service growth.
Serve as a committee member/coordinator, pharmacy representative, or chair of appointed committees including but not limited to SCC P&T Committee and other committees delegated to meet essential responsibilities.
Maintains a limited clinical oncology pharmacy practice in order to lead initiatives involving patient care, education, quality, research, and employee development.
Serves as a liaison to the OU College of Pharmacy for experiential/residency programs at the Oklahoma City Stephenson Cancer Center.
Facilitates the development, implementation and maintenance of systems that promote desirable patient outcomes through the use of safe, appropriate and cost-effective medication therapies across all Stephenson Cancer Center-affiliated programs.
Provides management interventions related to pharmacy related issues of patient care through communication with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. Ensures access to clinical oncology pharmacy resources for Stephenson Cancer Center programs outside the Oklahoma City campus.
Assists in education of staff, including nurses, APPs, physicians and administrators at Stephenson Cancer Center affiliated programs regarding standard policies and procedures for prescribing oncology therapies (i.e., following compendia guidelines, utilizing TUC committee).
Supervises oncology adult clinical pharmacy staff throughout the OU Health enterprise (inpatient, outpatient with the objective of identifying and implementing a holistic continuum of patient care.
Responsible for interviewing, hiring, coaching, evaluating and disciplining staff.
Actively participates in the professional development of staff through delegation, counseling related to performance progress and completes performance evaluation forms as scheduled.
Responsible for implementation, management and reporting of relevant oncology events for the Medication Safety Program at University of Oklahoma Medical Center including integration of medication safety initiatives, activities and changes with clinical and operational department programs and committees.
Identifies opportunities for proactive change in the medication-use system to improve patient safety.
Develops and implements KPIs for the oncology pharmacy service-line that support the mission of the Stephenson Cancer Center.
The mission of the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy as part of a comprehensive academic health sciences center is to educate and empower professional, graduate, and post-graduate students to be highly qualified pharmacy practitioners, scientists and educators. Our mission is sustained by an environment of creativity and innovation that fosters collaboration with external communities, respects diversity, and demonstrates commitment to collective endeavors that advance our purposes and positively influence the health and well-being of the public.