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Clinical Pharmacist-Oncology (Full Time/Day Shift)


Summary

1.0 FTE. 1st shift, hours will reflect the need to support Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute infusion center as well as research patient needs (about 7 am to 5 pm), position will be based out of Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute Pharmacy Department. Holiday rotation for summer and winter holidays. Position will staff at ABBCI infusion center 50% and will staff as Pharmacy support for Research needs 50%.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The management of antineoplastic therapy is complex, high-risk and has the potential to be financially toxic.  Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialists will ensure that medication selection and use is optimizedvels of safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness are obtained for patients undergoing antineoplastic therapy.  Additionally, Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialists will ensure that antineoplastic mediations that are hazardous in nature are handled appropriately to reduce the risks of inadvertent exposures and contamination of other healthcare workers, patients and work environment respectively.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

LOCATION: 50% Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute and 50% Pharmacy support for Research

HOURS: Full Time 40 hours/week between 7:00am-5:00pm

SIGN-ON BONUS! $10,000 with two year commitment to organization

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties: Bullet 6-10 of the most important (or primary) functions that describe the regular, ongoing responsibility or accountability of the job.  

  • Prospectively review and monitor antineoplastic regimen selection for safety, appropriateness and cost-effectiveness
  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of antineoplastic medications in a clean room environment
  • Perform patient education as requested or needed
  • Oversee preparation and dispensation of investigational medications
  • Oversee and facilitate preparation and dispensation of cellular immunotherapies for inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Conduct medication use evaluations, summarize findings and make recommendations to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
  • Collaborate with nurses, physicians, physician extenders as well as administrative staff for the purposes of optimizing care
  • Participates with pharmacist training and education
  • Evaluate and conduct literature searches for the purposes of answering patient and healthcare professionals medication-related questions
  • Provide education to other healthcare professionals and patients regarding antineoplastic therapies
  • Attend or lead multidisciplinary meetings as assigned or required
  • Complete regulatory and institutional competencies as assigned
  • Assist in writing evidence-based medication-use policies, treatment protocols and procedures for safe and optimal medication use

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above: Add 0-3 additional bullets related to non-essential functions that are expected of the job.

  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bullet minimum requirements needed to perform the functions of the job (i.e. education, experience, certifications).

  • Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in the State of Pennsylvania required
  • Minimum of 3 years hospital pharmacy experience as a licensed pharmacist

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bullet any qualifications that may be preferred but not required (i.e. education, experience, certifications).

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred
  • Completion of ASHP-accredited residency preferred
  • Certification by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties preferred

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

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Benefits At A Glance: 

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 09/19/2022