Advanced Clinical Pharmacist (Oncology Services)

  • HCA
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 03166-68279

Full-time

Mixed (rotating weekends)

HealthONE - Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, located in the heart of Denver, Colorado, serves as a regional tertiary referral center for a multi-state area. We feature over 80 specialties and 1,000 specialists and primary care physicians. Our staff provides compassionate and innovative care while working alongside top physicians and helping some of the most challenging and rewarding surgical and medical patients.

The pharmacy team consists of 65 diverse and talented professionals dedicated to providing exceptional pharmaceutical care. They provide a broad range of clinical services and oversee the medication management system including some of the most advanced drug distribution technologies available. Clinical services include pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation, specialized nutrition support, antimicrobial stewardship, medication reconciliation, and patient education. Specialized services are provided in the areas of oncology, blood and marrow transplant; kidney transplant; adult, pediatric, and neonatal intensive care; pediatrics; medical and surgical services. The pharmacy offers two PGY1 residency positions and is a major teaching site for the University of Colorado, University of Wyoming, and the Regis University Schools of Pharmacy and several pharmacy technician schools.

Advanced Clinical Pharmacist, Oncology Services - Adult Cancer Care/Bone Marrow Transplant Units

The Clinical Pharmacist Specialist is an integral member of the Blood and Marrow Transplant and Oncology teams and will provide direct patient care by performing distributional, clinical, educational, informational, and supervisory functions. Clinical functions include recommending, designing, implementing, monitoring and modifying pharmacotherapeutic plans to optimize outcomes in patients with malignant disease and for those undergoing blood and marrow transplantation.

Qualified candidates will be a registered pharmacist in Colorado and have a Bachelor’s in Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.). Candidates who have completed an ASHP-accredited oncology residency (or have equivalent experience) and are board certified (or eligible) oncology pharmacists (BCOP) are preferred. BCLS and ACLS within the first 12 months of employment are required.

A minimum of two years of hospital pharmacy experience that includes clinical pharmacy practice experience is required.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure by the Colorado Board of Pharmacy as a registered Pharmacist. BCLS required. ACLS required within first 12 months of employment.

Education:
BS or Pharm D in Pharmacy required.

Experience:
2 years of cancer care experience required
Residency training preferred

Special Qualifications:
Must have the ability to type and have effective oral and written communication skills and computer skills. Demonstrated skills commensurate with formal training.

Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Pharmacy Director. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Bachelor's Degree

Last Edited: 04/17/2018

Reference

03166-68279