Willamette Valley Cancer Institute is looking for a Pharmacist to join their team. As the center grows and expands - offering more advanced treatment therapies and participating in cutting edge clinical trials - a strong Pharmacist is needed to keep up with the increased bandwidth. Our team of Pharmacists oversee our retail pharmacy and plays a crucial role in our patient care by clinically advising on our pharmaceutical regimens. A strong candidate is someone who has significant experience in a specialty retail setting, as a Clinical Pharmacist, in IV Admixture, or a combination of those. While oncology experience is strongly preferred, experience in a complex medical specialty can be transferable.
Salary Range: $105,820-$174,138
Employment Type : Full Time - 1.0 FTE
Benefits : M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location : Eugene, OR Responsibilities: Oversees pharmaceutical care plans in designated specialty area or product line, including initial patient evaluations, development of care plans, and ensuring treatment plans are carried out. Ensures ongoing review of patient clinical status. Recommends adjustments to drug therapy based on clinical status and treatment outcomes. Coordinates with clinical providers to ensure all aspects of pharmaceutical care are delivered in a safe and timely manner. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Qualifications:
Performs initial patient evaluations and work-up as it pertains to disease status and anticipated prescribed therapy.
Collects, analyzes, interprets and evaluates appropriate data relative to patient therapy. Obtains histories and other patient data to optimize drug therapy.
Establishes therapeutic objectives and monitors patient for desired therapeutic outcomes. Evaluates the significance of signs and symptoms relative to disease processes and recommends modifications in drug therapy.
Detects and evaluates the clinical importance of adverse reactions and complications associated with drug therapy. Provides counseling and answers questions from patients, family and health care professionals concerning drug therapy.
Maintains active involvement with clinicians in the development and implementation of a standard drug order format and ordering process.
Maintains thorough and appropriate documentation in the patient clinical chart of physician orders and communication with other health care professionals.
Coordinates with physician staff and service providers in planning and implementing patient care plans to ensure safe and timely delivery of drug therapy.
Reviews and performs QA checks on all new and repeat medication orders. May prepare or supervise the preparation and dispensing of drug therapy according to Company policies and procedures.
Participate in anticoagulation monitoring
Administer vaccines as needed
Participate in prescription procuring and dispensing programs including DUR
Prepare and review educational materials for staff and patients
Presents training and in-service programs as necessary.
May supervise the activity of Pharmacy Technicians.
Bachelors or Pharm. D. degree from an accredited school of pharmacy.
Minimum 3 years of experience as registered pharmacist.
Clean room or hosptial experience preferred.
Experience in a pharmacy with I.V. skills, oncology, or specialty area background strongly preferred.
Valid state licensure as a Registered Pharmacist.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination and the ability to read and note appropriate measurements. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.