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Job ID: 167883
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Days
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine is Seeking a Full time Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for GI Oncology
Responsible for provision of pharmaceutical care with a specific focus on oral chemotherapy to patients managed in our Oncology clinics at the Penn Medicine at Perelman location. The specialist will be expected to develop a practice within the various ambulatory practice sites and liason as appropriate with other partners. Activities include evaluate, monitor and modify drug therapy, provide recommendations to optimize patient outcomes, provide patients with new medication education, minimize safety issues and assure cost effectiveness as well as provide Drug Information for medical personnel. The pharmacist will serve as a liaison between the retail/specialty pharmacy program and the clinic to ensure patients receive prescribed medications. The pharmacist should be an effective communicator and be able to integrate themselves within the health team and current structure of the pharmacy department. Additionally, the candidate should coordinate pharmacotherapy activities and educational opportunities for department pharmacists and residents in the ambulatory practice setting. The pharmacist will also assist with collection and presentation of patient outcomes data and quality improvement projects in accordance with URAC Accreditation. Finally, the clinical pharmacy specialist should fulfill requirements associated with hospital and department policies and procedures, JCAHO and other regulatory agencies.
· Evaluate, monitor and modify drug therapy
· Provide patients with new medication education
· Coordinate pharmacotherapy activities and educational opportunities for department pharmacists and residents in the ambulatory practice setting
· Assist with collection and presentation of patient outcomes data
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