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Clinical Pharmacy Practice Manager- Solid Tumor Oncology

Dana Farber
South Boston, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Feb 7, 2023

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Work Setting
The clinical pharmacy practice manager for solid tumor oncology is responsible for the day to day management, development and implementation of clinical pharmacy information including pathways, clinical guidelines, and drug administration guidelines. This position is responsible for mentorship of staff on clinical projects such as drug use evaluations and clinical guidelines development and revision. The manager will assist the clinical pharmacy team with formulary management and coordination of drug use evaluations and other medication monitoring requirements for Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee review and implementation of practice changes upon approval. Will participate in and coordinates patient medication information/education materials. The manger maintains a clinical pharmacy specialist practice and is a clinical resource for the satellite pharmacy staff.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Manages clinical pharmacy specialists in solid tumor oncology roles.
Oversight and mentorship of staff involved in clinical projects such as DUEs, guideline development and review and pharmacy research projects.
Participates in and assists in coordination of the the clinical pharmacy disease-based pathways and development and coordination of the risks of treatment program for solid tumor oncology
Develops, presents and implements clinical pharmacy guidelines and drug administration guidelines
Responsible for the medication patient information/education materials and participates in the Patient Education Committee
Monitors the formulary management actives for the P&T committee through developing, coordinating and presenting data on medication use evaluations for the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
Assists Oncology Residency Program Director in the role of Residency Program Coordinator
Clinical resource for pharmacy satellite staff
Coordinates the validation of new Beacon standard of care protocols for solid tumor oncology indications
Oversees active patient management activities for relevant changes made to solid tumor oncology protocols
Participates in the pharmacy residency training program and clinical student education

Bachelor's degree or Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited college of Pharmacy
7 years of hospital pharmacy experience including 5 years in a specialty practice
3 years pharmacy preceptor or professional development experience
Licensed to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Board Certified in Oncology Pharmacy and/or have an advanced degree related to the specialty practice area.


Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Ability to prioritize and organize work under stress and time constraints
Strong problem solving, and critical thinking skills
Ability to prevent and resolve intradepartmental and interdepartmental problems
Ability to make and implement decisions
Strong organization and time management skills in order to achieve stated goals
Ability to provide leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects and initiatives
Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment

At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong. As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff. Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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