Position Summary: Responsible for all clinical services supporting the inpatient and outpatient oncology and and infusion therapy practice settings.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Daily coordination of chemotherapy orders for oncology inpatient and outpatients accomplished by working directly with oncologists, nurse practitioners and nursing staff.
Comprehensive support to all health care providers as related to the oncology and infusion patients and their pharmaceutical therapy. Provision of drug information and education as required.
Assist in determination of treatment plan for oncology patients and order writing. Thorough clinical review of all written orders prior to Pharmacy Department processing.
Ongoing monitoring of all oncology/infusion patients for appropriate response, adverse drug event monitoring and reporting. Direct patient counseling prior to and during pharmaceutical therapy phase of care.
Training of pharmacy staff as their role pertains to area of specialty.
Assist in clinical research trials related to oncology and infusion therapy.
Attendance and contributions to assigned meeting and teams, such as Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Oncology Committee , Department/Division meetings as needed, etc.
Manages assigned projects and tasks in a comprehensive and timely manner, with clear reporting of progress, obstacles and completion to the Director of Pharmacy.
Independent research, introduction and implementation of new programs, protocols and performance improvement related to area of specialty.
Works effectively with outpatient and inpatient managers to coordinate clinical and operational services, policies and procedures, etc. Contributes to the overall planning and success of the Clinical Specialty team.
Competent interpretation and review of appropriateness of all medication and medication related orders by physicians including thorough check for allergies, interactions, therapeutic interchange, contraindications, dosing, etc.
Holy Name Medical Center is located in Teaneck, NJ in a beautiful, diverse suburban community just 11 miles outside of NYC.
Ranked among the top hospitals in New Jersey and the nation for patient care, clinical performance, consumer value and workplace excellence, Holy Name has been recognized by NJBIZ as one of the "Best Places to Work in New Jersey" for 16 consecutive years – the only hospital to have earned this honor.
Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by Holy Name’s dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees and a wide variety of administrative and operational staff members.
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