Clinical Oncology Pharmacist

Job Number 48503
Posted 7/24/2017
Account Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Oral Medication Management Program
Location EMMC Cancer Care, ME 04412
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8
Job Details JOB DESCRIPTION – Clinical Oncology Pharmacist


Position: Clinical Oncology Pharmacist

Commencement Date:

Schedule: TBD

Reports to: Director of Pharmacy

Qualifications: Maine pharmacist license with at least three years of experience in oncology pharmacy, a PGY-2 in oncology pharmacy, and/or board certification in oncology pharmacy (BCOP).

Scope of Services: Responsible for managing patients' medication therapy regimens to promote optimal outcomes. Responsible for medication use that is safe and effective for all patients all of the time. Responsible for verifying, filling and dispensing medication orders including the proper handling, usage, monitoring and storage of drugs in the pharmacy. Maintains standards set by the department and translates policies and procedures in the daily operation of the pharmacy. Acts as an information resource to patients, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals regarding medication therapy and drug-related information and literature. Expected to precept students, new hires and residents as required by the pharmacy department. Supervises and directs support personnel.

Provides patient counseling for patients newly started on antineoplastics. Creates and maintains evidence based collaborative practice agreements in collaboration with Miller Drug Specialty Pharmacy for the management of oral antineoplastics. Works on an interdisciplinary medical team to ensure optimal medication management for all oncology patients. Provides in-office and phone follow-up care to oncology patients filling prescriptions at Miller Drug Specialty Pharmacy. Other duties as assigned.

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