Clinical Pharmacist | Hematology/Oncology | Out Patient

Job Requisition #: JR60802

End Date: 6/1/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Pharmacy

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

As the Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacist, you will provide longitudinal pharmaceutical care to hematology and oncology patients at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center infusion suite and physician practices by dispensing, overseeing preparation, monitoring, and evaluating of patient specific pharmacotherapy. In this position you will provide extensive direct pharmaceutical care in collaboration with providers in the Cancer Service Line through the infusion suite.  Additionally, you will provide extensive support to the monitoring, operations, and documentation of clinical research protocols within the infusion suite Pharmacy.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review and interpret provider's medication orders, evaluate drug efficacy, therapeutic goals and indications, review for contraindications/precautions, the patient's current status of health, and review drug profiles and patient's medical record for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory and drug-disease state(s) potentials
  • Coordinates and supervises work-place activities and resources; promotes professional competence; assures that services rendered and work performed are in accordance with specific standards; advises, assists, and supervises work of pharmacy technicians; assumes final responsibility for accuracy of their work; to include sterile product processing in the IV Admixture Service lab and ambulatory chemotherapy areas, where the pharmacist is responsible for assuring USP 800 standards are consistently in compliance
  • Design, implement and monitor patient-specific chemotherapeutic regimens, including supportive care in collaboration with the healthcare team
  • Resolve such problems in consultation with the prescriber and nurse and clarify questioned orders prior to dispensing medication
  • Provide accurate, unbiased, timely, and cost-effective drug information to medical, pharmacy, nursing and other allied health professionals
  • Monitor drug therapy outcomes for targeted patients within established guidelines
  • Demonstrate skill and knowledge necessary to provide pharmaceutical care for oncologic, hematologic and immunologic conditions
  • Manage patients supportive care plan with focus on pain, neuropathy, nausea or vomiting
  • Provide oversight to Pharmacy Services' role with investigational drug studies at the HFGCC
  • Maintain investigational drug records within the CREDIT system and perform routine audits to ensure compliance with investigational drug protocols
  • Collaborate with investigational drug leadership to expedite the onboarding of new protocols within the Pharmacy and assist in onsite drug monitor evaluations of Pharmacy practices
  • Report, record, assess and evaluate adverse drug reactions
  • Identify and submit Safety First Learning Reports (SFLR) and providing follow up assessment
  • Assure handling of medications throughout the hospital and infusion suite complies with state and federal laws and regulations; as well as hospital policies
  • Precept pharmacy residents and students, as assigned
  • Prepare special medications involving compounding procedures and sterile products using aseptic technique when necessary to assure appropriate and timely dispensing
  • Provide pharmacist cross-coverage to maintain pharmacy services, as assigned
  • Support and assist interdepartmental projects as requested (i.e. MUE, P&T monographs, newsletter articles, performance improvement activities, etc)
  • Participate in providing educational sessions (i.e., technician training, inservices, clinical pearls, staff development education) or materials for patient groups and allied health professionals.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD degree required
  • ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency required
  • Hospital or Outpatient Infusion Experience preferred
  • Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in the State of Delaware

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

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ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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