St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is a premier center for research and treatment of potentially fatal childhood diseases, including cancer and certain blood, genetic, and immunodeficiency disorders. The hospital's mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude is dedicated to providing unsurpassed patient care and to advancing the health of children through biomedical research. Outstanding professional opportunities are available for highly motivated pharmacists to work in a unique patient care and clinical research environment.
St. Jude Pharmaceutical Services has an immediate opening for a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. An integral part of the patient care team, the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for providing many delegated clinical services, participating in multidisciplinary discussions regarding patient care, educating patients and families, collaborating with protocol development and assuring proper application and compliance with other research protocols. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is engaged in various professional education activities. These include ACPE accredited presentations, didactic and experiential training with students from multiple schools of pharmacy, clinical staff pharmacist development and mentoring, and pharmacy resident development and mentoring for the ASHP-accredited Specialty Residency in Oncology.
Graduate of an American Council on Pharmaceutical Education accredited College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree required.
PGY2 Specialty pharmacy residency training in Oncology or Pediatrics is required. At least 5 years of clinical pharmacy practice experience may be considered in lieu of residency training.
Licensure by the Tennessee State Board of Pharmacy is required.
Certification or eligibility for certification, by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties in a relevant area (e.g., Pharmacotherapy, Oncology, Nutrition Support, etc.) is required.
St. Jude offers a positive working culture, professional advancement, & competitive compensation. Qualified applicants may apply for this position or others via our online process at www.stjude.org/jobs.
St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. Candidates receiving offers of employment will be subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a premier basic science research center and one of the largest centers in the world for research and treatment of pediatric cancers and other catastrophic diseases of children. The hospital's mission is to find cures for children with catastrophic illness through research and treatment. The department's mission is to provide the highest quality comprehensive clinical pharmaceutical care to children with catastrophic diseases, always working to integrate research findings into clinical care as quickly as possible. The department consists of professional, technical, and support personnel - all focused on providing care across the inpatient/outpatient continuum. The Pharmaceutical Department includes an accredited clinical laboratory responsible for all clinical drug assays and comprehensive centralized and decentralized distributive and clinical pharmacy services, all supported by a fully integrated state-of-the-art electronic medical record, including CPOE. Departmental faculty and clinical staff are essential members of a laboratory-based clinical care and research program focusing on pediatric clinical therapeutics.