Oncology Research Pharmacist
Job Opportunity at RPh Professional Search

Posted on Oct 3

http://www.rphsearch.com    1-920-358-0861

Location: Miami, FL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139463

Progressive South Florida Cancer Center is currently recruiting for a full-time Oncology Research Pharmacist.  This position offers tremendous growth opportunities!

The Cancer Center will be supported by a clinical and research alliance with one of the leading academic centers in the world. Utilizing cutting-edge translational research and genomic medicine, patients will have access to clinical trials that may lead to monumental treatment breakthroughs.

Position Description

Responsible for providing comprehensive, patient centered, clinical pharmacy services for assigned areas. Proactively influences medication use and makes recommendations concerning patient’s medication profile. Assesses medication orders for appropriateness of therapy taking into account patient-specific factors, and evaluates patient medication regimens to assure positive patient outcomes including relevant laboratory results and/or tests or procedures. Performs order entry and oversees drug distribution and preparation to assure safety and timeliness. Initiates and participates in the collaborative management of patients with other members of the health care team, including medication reconciliations, core measure compliance, anticoagulation management, target drug programs, medication usage guidelines, patient teachings, discharge teachings and performance improvement initiatives. Participates in the continuous readiness efforts to maintain The Joint Commission patient safety goals and medication management standards. Precept pharmacy students, technician students in collaboration with the Pharmacy management team. Actively participates in developing and presenting educational topics, and staff development programs when requested. Additionally serves as a mentor and develops clinical skills of junior staff. Precept pharmacy students, technician students in collaboration with the Pharmacy management team. Actively participates in developing and presenting educational topics, and staff development programs when requested. In addition participates in the multi-disciplinary care of patients with a direct impact on patient outcomes, length of stay and targeted hospital costs. Serves as a clinical resource to health care providers as members of specialty collaborative, if applicable. Assists in performance improvement projects, drug use evaluations, formulary reviews and research projects.
 

Credentials

  • Bachelors Degree required;Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Preferred. 
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency (or) Board Certification of Pharmacy Specialty (BCPS) preferred. Each Pharmacy Practice Residency counts for 1 year of experience. 
  • If not Board Certified by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, on a yearly basis completes the required competencies for evaluation as well as the pre-requisites for Senior Clinical Staff Pharmacists which may include didactic and hands on educational activities at induction and yearly thereafter. 
  • Experience in an ambulatory setting preferred. 
  • Previous Oncology Research experience.
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