Marking more than seven decades of Making Cancer History®, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center is located in Houston on the campus of the Texas Medical Center. It is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention.
As part of the Department of Medication Management and Informatics, you will have the opportunity to join a team of five drug information clinical pharmacists dedicated to the development and maintenance of programs aimed at the safe and effective use of medications in our complex patient population. This role requires clinical judgment, analytical thinking, and an in-depth knowledge of patient care and therapeutics. The drug information clinical pharmacist’s primary responsibilities include:
Contributing to formulary management efforts including leading formulary management projects, serving on the Formulary Management On-Call Team, and supporting the Formulary Escalation Team
Coordinating the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee through activities such as monograph preparation and presentation, meeting facilitation, implementation of committee decisions, communication of information from the committee to other areas of the institution, and participation in subcommittees
Managing drug shortages including determining alternatives, preparing communications to providers and other staff, implementation of drug management plans, monitoring of on-hand supply and drug availability, and facilitating weekly drug shortage meetings, etc.
Providing drug information to other healthcare professionals in response to specific questions, supporting the maintenance of medication build in the electronic health record maintenance, and developing or maintaining institutional drug information resources
Supporting Medicare billing compliance efforts through assigning billing modifiers based on supporting evidence, selecting new target drugs, coordinating implementation of modifiers for additional drugs, responding to Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) help desk requests, etc.
Providing drug information and formulary management training to pharmacists and pharmacy trainees (students, PGY1, PGY2)
We will be conducting PPS onsite interviews as well as virtual interviews for those not attending the meeting.
Pharm.D. Degree from an accredited school of pharmacy
Eligible for licensure in the state of Texas
Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) Residency and Medication-Use Safety and Policy/Drug Information (PGY2) Residency (or equivalent experience)
About MD Anderson Cancer Center - Texas Medical Center Houston
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It is located in central Houston in the Texas Medical Center. U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Hospitals" survey has ranked MD Anderson as one of the nation’s top two cancer centers every year since the survey began in 1990. The institution has over 743 inpatient beds and sees over 1.5 million outpatient visits per year. The Division of Pharmacy has over 600 employee's including over 350 registered pharmacists.