Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as an Oncology Pharmacist, Clinical/Operational Specialist.
We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking an Oncology Pharmacist, Clinical/Operational Specialist to join our family. Come be a part of the change!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
The oncology pharmacist is responsible for the safe, effective and cost-effective selection and utilization of chemotherapy and biologic medications for the patients in which they serve. The oncology pharmacist uses advanced knowledge, skills, and professional judgment in all aspects of his or her work.
This pharmacist will serve as a leader of pharmacy oncology services. The oncology pharmacist is responsible for coordinating chemotherapy activities and supervising support personnel in the immediate assigned area and may act as supervisor in situations as assigned.
The oncology pharmacist serves as a patient advocate when planning and implementing pharmaceutical care. By considering the patient’s disease state(s), age, lab values, and other pertinent information, the specialist evaluates medication orders and intervenes when appropriate. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the pharmacist will collaborate with other healthcare professionals and represent pharmacy in a knowledgeable and professional manner.
Individuals in this position will strive to advance personal and departmental pharmaceutical knowledge. The pharmacist is expected to stay current on literature related to pharmacy and oncology practice, and to engage others in learning through staff inservicing and other education as needed.
The oncology pharmacist will be an active member of hospital committees as determined by hospital leadership. The specialist will also establish at least one project per calendar year with a goal of improving clinical practice or drug utilization (topic approved by pharmacy management).
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Registered Pharmacist in the State of Colorado. BCOP certification preferred. BCLS/ACLS required.
Education: B.S. or Pharm D. degree in Pharmacy. Graduate of an accredited residency program preferred
Experience: Minimum of three-five years clinical oncology experience required. Previous project management experience preferred.
Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of the practice of pharmacy. Demonstrates the ability to plan, provide and monitor the delivery of pharmaceutical services. Is a subject matter expert in the area of oncology.
Able to perform and prioritize the following duties:
Actively communicates with outpatient infusion center team and inpatient oncology team
Clarifies all outpatient and inpatient oncology orders. Develops core strategies and guidance for the oncology program.
Participates in committee meetings as requested by Pharmacy Management. Member of Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee
Ensures appropriate and safe use of oncology medications. Continually works to improve processes among care teams.
Assists in education of providers, nurses, pharmacy personnel and patients
Oversees all aspects of oncology order process: order entry, order sets, order verification, double check, compounding and compounding validation.
Acts as a clinical pharmacist for the inpatient oncology unit. In addition to oncology functions, also perform all other pharmaceutical functions including consult completion, Vigilanz/Clinical Pharmacist Workflow activations, interdisciplinary rounds, drug-level monitoring, etc.
Oversees investigation studies related to oncology medications. Stays current on all investigation study protocols and required training.
Subject matter expert for USP 800. Oversees USP 800 subcommittee
Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
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