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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Oncology--full-time, days--HUP

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Job ID: 210610
Category: Pharmacy
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Penn 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.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine is seeking a full-time, day shift Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Oncology for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

Job Summary:

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 liaison 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.

Accountabilities:

-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

Education/Certification/Licensure:

-PA Pharmacist license (required)

-PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy (required)

-PGY1 from an ASHP accredited program (required)

-PGY2 in oncology from an ASHP accredited program or board certification (preferred)


    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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