Clinical Pharmacist II Inpatient - Oncology/Hematology - Ben Taub Hospital
Department Marketing Statement
This role provides an opportunity to apply clinical skills and knowledge in an academic setting to hematology/oncology patients through evidence-based practice as part of an interdisciplinary health care team. Clinical functions include, but are not limited to optimizing patient outcomes through therapy monitoring and clinical practice decision-making related to hematology/oncology pharmacotherapy. Academic opportunities include precepting students and residents from our PGY1 and PGY2 ASHP accredited residency programs, provider education in collaboration with our Medical School partnerships (Baylor College of Medicine and UT Health), and pharmacotherapy lectures and training. Additionally, the hematology/oncology clinical pharmacist participates in protocol and order set development, formulary management, drug utilization reviews, and cost-savings initiatives. In addition, individual will be provided the opportunity to work alongside both staff and management from pharmacy and nursing. We are seeking an applicant, who promotes medication safety, has an interest in chemotherapy policy development, serves as a resource for hematology/oncology pharmacotherapy and provide clinical consult coverage.
This position is located at Ben Taub Hospital and is for Inpatient Pharmacy. Oncology/Hematolgy experience is strongly preferred as well as Inpatient experience. Completion of a PGY1 is required. Board Certfied in Oncology is also strongly preferred.
To provide leadership in the day to day development of efficient pharmacy operations and processes that provide excellence in patient care, patient safety, and adhere to all regulatory rules and requirements, and to do so exercising fiscal responsibility in terms of revenue generation and expenses. Dispense and distribute drugs and medicines for patients and advise them of the correct medicine, proper usage, and compliance; Advise physicians on inherent dangers of drugs and the eventual side effects and assist them in prescribing the correct doses; Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness; Monitor patients for side effects and drug interactions.
2 years total pharmacy experience preferred
1-2 years, preferred
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