Location: Newark, Delaware
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Our amazing Pharmacy Team dispenses approximately 6,200,000 individualized patient doses per year, as well as 170,000 retail/mail order prescriptions. We provide medications that are safe and efficacious.
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The Clinical Pharmacist Specialist provides services for Oncologic, Hematologic, and Immunologic conditions in the ambulatory setting. The pharmacist in this position provides extensive, direct pharmaceutical care in collaboration with providers in the Cancer Service Line, participates in drug therapy consults, clinical research protocols, and provides patient/family/staff/physician education, and precepts pharmacy residents and students. This position is a key clinical role supporting our Specialty Pharmacy program.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Review and interpret physician's medication orders, detect and evaluate adverse drug effects, 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.
- Provide individualized patient education/evaluation regarding drug therapy as requested or identified by patient need.
- Work collaboratively with pharmacists and pharmacy technicians within the Specialty Pharmacy, with the specialty pharmacy access concierge to help facilitate a smooth prescription processing process, and with the call-center staff to help appropriately address patient calls.
- Monitor drug therapy outcomes for targeted patients within established guidelines.
- Manage patients' supportive care plan with a focus on pain, neuropathy, nausea, or vomiting
- Develop and revise evidence-based guidelines and order sets to ensure standardized, safe, and effective treatments regimens.
- Participate in quality assurance/quality improvement activities as needed to achieve and maintain URAC and ACHC accreditation and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements
- Represent Department of Pharmacy Services on committees as assigned
Education and Experience Requirements:
- PharmD required
- ASHP-Accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency required
- PGY-2 residency in oncology/hematology required (equivalent experience considered)
- Board Certification in oncology required or obtained within 2 years of hire
- Experience in ambulatory oncology pharmacy practice highly preferred
- Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in the State of Delaware
- May require additional state licensure to provider virtual care to patients
- Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
- 403 (b) with an employer match
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Incredible Work/Life benefits including 12 weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through [email protected], retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and phenomenal discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
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