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Oncology Clinical Pharmacist

Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Sun City, ArizonaDepartment Name:Pharmacy-HospWork Shift:DayJob Category:Pharmacy$10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!Pharmacy careers are better at Banner Health. We are committed to developing the careers of our team members. We care about you, your career today and your future. If you're looking to leverage your abilities - apply today.
This position will be responsible for provision of clinical pharmacy services in the care of oncology and hospital patients as a member of a multidisciplinary team at Banner Boswell Medical Center. This multidisciplinary approach means our patients get the best treatment possible: a collaborative approach to comprehensive treatment tailored to them. On the forefront of prevention, treatment and research, our oncology services work tirelessly for our patients dealing with all types of cancer. From detection and diagnosis to treatment and bedside care, we work to make our patients' lives better, empowering them to become cancer survivors.
We are seeking an Oncology Clinical Pharmacist to work with a multidisciplinary team to provide supportive and direct patient care for medical oncology patients. The Oncology Clinical Pharmacist will be responsible for the management of adult oncology patients. You will also have the opportunity to engage directly with patients and providers to make a difference in their care. As an Oncology Clinical Pharmacist, you will be part of a busy hematology/oncology office-based practice. Sonoran Hematology/Oncology is a Banner Health oncology practice based in the West Valley that provides chemotherapy infusions Mon-Fri. This is a day shift position Monday through Friday. This position is supported by chemotherapy trained pharmacy technicians, staff oncology pharmacist, and another clinical oncology pharmacist. Oncology experience and/or oncology pharmacy board certification are preferred.

  • Excludes internal applicants.Since 1970, Banner Boswell Medical Center has provided exceptional care to the people in the northwest area of metropolitan Phoenix. Today, our 501-bed acute-care hospital is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals and offers a full range of acute care services, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, surgery, rehabilitation, emergency, stroke, intensive care, pulmonary, urology, wound management and sleep disorders. We've earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. We're also in the nation's top five percent for preventing mortality and complications.POSITION SUMMARY
    This position provides pharmaceutical care to patients, serves as a resource and drug information specialist to medical, pharmacy, nursing staff and allied healthcare providers. Conducts educational activities, applies principles of performance improvement, and may participate in Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee activities as appropriate. Performs comprehensive clinical assessments and collaborates with the integrated healthcare team to provide quality patient care. Accountable for on-going evaluation and documentation of all components of pharmaceutical care delivered to patients. Oversees the activities of the pharmacy technicians, coordinating workflow and may, when appropriate perform the final check of medications prior to being dispensed. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients being served. Must possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements and provide pharmaceutical care based on those needs. Adheres to local, state, and federal laws regarding the profession of pharmacy practice.

    CORE FUNCTIONS
    1. Critically evaluates medication therapy and makes recommendations to improve patient medication regimens. Ensures appropriate and cost effective drug therapy. Areas of focus may include but are not limited to evaluating and addressing drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, contraindicated medications, inappropriate therapeutic regimens, adverse drug reactions, pharmacokinetics, disease state management and rational effective medication regimens. Accurately and completely documents patient assessment data and clinical interventions.

    2. Functions as a therapeutic consultant in areas that may include rational and appropriate use of medications, clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, disease state management and nutrition.

    3. May participates in Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee (P&T) activities as appropriate. Evaluates and recommends medications for formulary. Prepares Formulary evaluations for P&T consideration.

    4. Applies the principles of continuous quality improvement consistent with job expectations. Incorporates quality improvement principles into other activities and projects (i.e. data collection, documentation). Develops criteria for drug use evaluations, medication use indicators and disease-based evaluations.

    5. Provides oversight and assists with the development and implementation of evidence-based medication guidelines/protocols. Designs and implements medication monitoring guidelines and programs for both staff and clinical pharmacists.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    A degree in Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy.

    Requires current and unrestricted pharmacy licensure in the applicable state of practice within 90 days of hire date. A current and unrestricted Pharmacist license (not intern) is required at the time of hire for BSS applicants. May be required to possess a valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the company's auto insurance policy.

    Must possess good organizational, problem solving and computer skills. Must possess good written and verbal communication skills for interfacing with all levels of staff, Physicians and other contacts. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.Employees working at Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University Medical Center Phoenix campus must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. This is a requirement of the Whole Family Counseling Program held at this specific facility.

    Must have knowledge of medication management software, particularly pharmacy system software, Microsoft applications and automated dispensing systems.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Completion of an accredited pharmacy residency program or previous clinical pharmacy experience is preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Sun City , Oncology Clinical Pharmacist, Healthcare , Sun City, Arizona

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