Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Oncology

Job Ref
Allied Health
Job Family
Cancer Center North

7979 Shadeland Avenue
Indianapolis, US-IN 46250
United States

Day Job
Job Location
The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist position is located at Cancer Center North in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Job Duties
  • The primary role of the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Oncology is to facilitate the delivery of safe, effective and pharmacoecomonically rational medications to the cancer patient population. Other aspects of the position include participation in education, guideline/policy development and implementation, professional development, performance improvement initiatives and clinical research.
  • Develops and maintains a clinical pharmacy practice with direct patient care activities designed to optimize the pharmacotherapeutic aspects of patient care
  • Provides education to health patients/caregivers, professionals, trainees and the public
  • Actively participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of guidelines, policies and standards
  • Actively participates in professional development activities
  • Actively participates in performance improvement programs
  • Actively participates in clinical research
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience Must have successfully completed of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Oncology or equivalent experience
Education  Doctor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent advanced degree in pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy 

License Valid Indiana Pharmacist License; Prefer Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist

  • Strong clinical skills and the ability to apply pharmacotherapeutic principles of rational drug therapy (application of evidence-based guidelines, pharmacoeconomics, innovative/novel medication therapy, etc) to patient care
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates caring behavior
  • Leadership skills
  • Cohesive team-building skills
  • Clear understanding of quality improvement process principles
  • Read and carry out complex oral and written directions
  • Prepare, read, and interpret detailed reports
  • Function independently with little day to day supervision
  • High level decision making responsibility
  • Analyze available information and formulate plans
  • Plan own work activities
  • Direct and coordinate work activities of others
  • The incumbent must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her area

Keywords Pharm D, Pharmacist, Pharm, Oncology, Chemotherapy, Clinical Specialist., Cancer Center North   

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