Clinical Pharmacist - Specialist

Post #
7758
Company
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department
Pharmacy
Hours/Shift
Full-time; Days, Variable
Salary
Roswell Park offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

We are looking for a highly motivated individual interested in providing clinical pharmacy services for a core group of cancer patients (specific therapeutic area) in inpatient and ambulatory setting. In collaboration with the medical team, the responsibilities of the clinical pharmacists specialist will include optimizing drug therapy, therapeutic drug monitoring, prospectively evaluating drug therapy (especially antineoplastic therapy) for appropriate indication, dosage, drug interactions, adverse drug events and allergies, chemotherapy and other medications review, patient counseling and education, and provision of drug information. The clinical pharmacist specialist will act as a liaison between pharmacy and medical staff and to educate health professionals regarding current drug-related procedures, policies, guidelines, and treatment pathways; participate in quality assurance and improvements program to enhance pharmaceutical care. In addition to developing and implementing pharmacy programs, and initiatives, clinical pharmacist specialist will be responsible for contributing to the growth of residency centric pharmacy practice model to advance pharmacy services and patient care, training PGY 2 oncology pharmacy residents, pharmacy students, and staff education. This position requires some experience and involvement in clinical research.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree; or a Master’s degree and the equivalent of one year of full-time clinical pharmacy or pharmacy-related experience; or a Bachelor’s degree and the equivalent of three years of full-time clinical pharmacy or pharmacy-related experience. The preferred candidate will have previous experience in providing clinical pharmacy services, experience in oncology setting, experience in practical and didactic training of Pharmacy Students and Residents, and PGY 2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Training. They will also have Board Certification in Oncology and contribution to the pharmacy profession.

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