Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Oncology

Employer
Carilion Clinic
Location
24014, Roanoke
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 9, 2023

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Hematology / Oncology
Work Setting
Health System
Hours
Full-time

The Oncology Clinical Specialist provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care to oncology patients to assure safe and effective drug therapy.  The Oncology Clinical Specialist will develop and maintain a clinical practice by participating in bedside clinical rounds in the adult oncology unit, serving as a resource to healthcare providers on issues related to oncology pharmacotherapy.  Collaborative relationships will be developed and fostered with nursing personnel and a private non-employed medical oncology group and an employed gynecologic oncology group.  Responsibilities also include relevant committee representation, staff education, and precepting pharmacy students. This position is directly involved in precepting an elective rotation for PGY1 pharmacy residents and PGY2 pharmacy residents.

Essential activities include:
•    Perform clinical review, entry, and modification of oncology treatment plans
•    Provide comprehensive patient-centered care by providing chemotherapy and ongoing disease education, counseling, and coordination of care with multiple care providers
•    Develop, review, assist and maintain, in collaboration with members of the Department of Oncology, various protocols and regimens within the oncology electronic system (Epic Beacon).
•    Develop clinical pharmacy practice to include but not limited to Adult Oncology, Outpatient Infusion Center, future Oncology Center practice, and Investigational Drug Service support of each practice site.
•    Design, support and implement policies to provide safe, effective, and efficient use of resources and ensure that budget, quality and value targets are met in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services and Senior Director of Pharmacy.
•    Serve as a resource to healthcare providers on issues related to oncology/hematology pharmacotherapy
•    Participate in committees and routine meetings including but not limited to Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee, Carilion System P&T Committee, Carilion Clinic Cancer Committee, Oncology Staff Meetings, and Tumor Conference.

Qualified candidates must be a graduate of a College of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and must possess a current Virginia pharmacist license or be eligible for licensure. An ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency is required and specialized residency training in Oncology or equivalent experience is preferred.  Oncology board certification is preferred.  Applicants must possess good leadership, communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills. Must be able to effectively budget time, work efficiently and accurately, and follow procedures with minimum supervision. Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills are required.

Minimum Qualifications


Education: Must be a graduate of a College of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Experience: ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency required for all new hires or transfers as of August 1, 2011. Specialized residency training in respective patient care area is preferred.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: License to practice Pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Virginia required within 90 days of hire. During the first 90 days of employment and the licensure application process, pharmacists without a valid license to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Virginia may not perform duties restricted to a licensed pharmacist until the license is obtained. If the license is not obtained within 90 days of employment, the employee may be subject to separation from Carilion Clinic.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must possess good leadership, communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills. Must be able to effectively budget time, work efficiently and accurately, and follow procedures with minimum supervision. Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills. Work requires knowledge of general office equipment and procedures including computer and keyboarding skills. All pharmacists must complete an Orientation Competency

About Carilion


This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

 


Requisition Number: 137921 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Day shift Mon-Fri, every 5th weekend, 1 major/1 minor holiday
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 

Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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