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Oncology Pharmacist - Full Time Day Shift Experience required $5,000 Sign onbonus

Company: Hendricks Regional Health
Location: Danville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary : Plan, organize, control, and supervise clinical activities related to the care of the Hendricks Regional Health oncology patient population according to hospital and Oncology Infusion Center policies, standards of practice of the profession, and State and Federal laws. Recommends innovations in the practice and process of care of the oncology patient population to Pharmacy Administration and carries out mutually agreed upon programs.Job DescriptionEssential Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical pharmacy services to the oncology patient population.
  • Directs development, implementation and maintenance of oncology clinical pharmacy services.
  • Facilitates the review, preparation, and monitoring of oncology patient medication regimens.
  • Facilitates the identification, resolution, implementation, and communication of safe medication use in collaboration with the medical staff.
  • Ensures safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
  • Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies, and appropriateness of drug and dose.
  • Provides education and information on oncology-related pharmaceutical care and drug therapy.
  • Works on at least 2 oncology-related clinical projects annually.
  • Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely. Reports these clinical activities as data to the Pharmacy Department.
  • Contributes to the quality and effective operation of the department.
  • Is familiar with, and follows, Federal and State laws regarding the profession of pharmacy.
  • Performs related duties as assigned or requested.Additional Responsibilities:
    • Supervises the maintenance and dissemination of drug information thorough in-service education of hospital personnel, consultation with patients, hospital staff, and medical staff.
    • Actively assists staff pharmacists and clinical pharmacists in the discharge of routine duties, as necessary.
    • Provides professional and technical guidance to pharmacy personnel as it is related to the care of oncology patients.
    • Exercises professional judgment in imparting therapeutic and drug information to patients and health professionals.
    • Is competent in the range of treatment needed by the following patients as appropriate to the ages served by the hospital and oncology infusion center: adult, geriatric, pediatric, adolescent.
    • Maintains patient records to monitor drug therapy for appropriateness and safety consistent with a high level of patient care.
    • Participates in clinical patient care meetings and rounds as necessary.
    • Is actively involved in planning and implementing updates to oncology pharmacy processes and related patient care.
    • Is responsible for the provision of oncology therapy-related education for staff and patients.
    • Consistently demonstrates active listening skills in all communications with patients, practitioners, and suppliers.
    • Responds to the initial requests, complaints, or concerns of patients within 24 hours and follows up in a timely manner with a resolution.
    • Demonstrates clear, concise, constructive communication both verbally and in writing.
    • Maintains confidentiality regarding issues related to patient care and hospital operations.
    • Serves and a positive role model by displaying a cooperative professional behavior in interacting with others.
    • Incorporates knowledge of various cultural and spiritual beliefs when dealing with customers.
    • Ensures respect for patient rights and promotes patient advocacy.Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Education:
      • Graduation from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy and licensure as a registered pharmacist in the state of Indiana.
      • Minimum of 2 years of hospital based clinical pharmacy experience.Licenses or Certifications:
        • Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-2 oncology pharmacy residency program highly desired.
        • Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification in oncology (BCOP) highly desired.Work Shift : 1st Shift (United States of America)Scheduled Weekly Hours : 40

Keywords: Hendricks Regional Health, Indianapolis , Oncology Pharmacist - Full Time Day Shift Experience required $5,000 Sign onbonus, Healthcare , Danville, Indiana

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