Clinical Pharmacist - Hematology Oncology

Chico, California
Based on Experience
Jul 29, 2021
Aug 28, 2021
Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Hematology / Oncology
Work Setting
Health System

The Oncology Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for coordinating the Cancer Center’s pharmacy department’s clinical program. The Clinical Pharmacist evaluates existing and proposed drug therapy practices in order to ensure appropriate medication use.  They are responsible for working directly with physicians via clinical rounds and individually to develop and implement cost effective formulary strategies that maintain or improve clinical outcomes.  The Clinical Pharmacist provides and/or coordinates educational in-services for the Pharmacy Department.  The Clinical Pharmacist also provides education to physicians, nurses and other healthcare personnel in order to support formulary initiatives as well as to develop improved clinical skills for the Pharmacy Department as a whole. The Clinical Pharmacist will be responsible for evaluating medication promotions for accuracy and applicability to Enloe’s healthcare system.  These activities are performed within the context of established policies, procedures and techniques of Enloe Medical Center, the Enloe Medical Center Pharmacy, and federal and state standards and regulations.

Doctor of Pharmacy Degree with one year of experience as a hospital pharmacist OR two years’ experience as a clinical pharmacist 
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree with two or more years experience as a clinical pharmacist
Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacy   
Three years of hospital experience in an inpatient, decentralized setting  
Computer experience with pharmacy programs and with Windows  
Demonstrated application of drug knowledge and clinical judgment
One-year experience in coordinating, development, or implementation of a clinical pharmacy program or service

Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist in good standing by the State of California

Ability to evaluate medical literature.  Ability to make presentations at committee meetings.  Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.  Ability to work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff.  The Clinical Pharmacist will have the ability to set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergency requests.  Ability to exercise sound professional judgment.  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Ability to meet the pharmaceutical care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients as required by practice setting.  Ability to educate healthcare professionals and coordinate clinical initiatives efficiently with a customer service focus. 

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