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Oncology Clinical Pharmacist

Denver, CO, United States

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SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

About Colorado Blood Cancer Institute
Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant Experts

Welcome to the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI) , a part of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center. Our specially trained hematologists are committed to advancing science and care for patients with blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Having performed more than 3,000 transplants, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute is the largest and most experienced full-service blood and marrow (stem cell) transplant program in Colorado and among the top programs in the country. CBCI is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapies (FACT), the global standard for top quality patient care in cellular therapies. We work closely with our physician colleagues from New Mexico to Montana to provide patients with nationally recognized care and access to the most innovative clinical trials.

What sets us apart
Our physician team has more than 150 years of combined experience in treating blood cancers
Multidisciplinary teams work together to provide the best treatment plan for you
All of your care is provided in one, convenient location
Care options tailored to each patient
Access to innovative Clinical trials
Our commitment to patient safety and providing outstanding care to every patient.

Clinical Oncology Pharmacist - Days
Monday to Friday/No Weekends
5 – 8 Hour Shifts

Position Summary: The Outpatient Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Clinical Pharmacist Specialist provides comprehensive pharmacy services through integrated drug distribution, clinical services, research and teaching. Provides this care to Bone Marrow Transplant and Oncology patients in our clinic.

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.
• We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual
• We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness
• We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.
• We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity.

Position duties (included but not limited to):

Managerial Duties Specific to position
• Oversees all aspects of formulary systems management, medication use, and drug policies for CBCI clinic (i.e. new drug approval process)
• Oversees EMR build and order set maintenance
• Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic medication alternatives to medical staff
• Manages clinic formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements and promotes rational drug therapy selection.
• Develops pertinent policies and procedures.

Clinical Duties specific to area of focus
• Provide Therapeutic Medication Monitoring of immunosuppressants, anti-infectives, anti-seizure medications, anticoagulants and chemotherapeutic agents.
• Manage chemotherapy process including chemotherapy and BMT conditioning regimen order writing (paper orders) and order entry on hospital admission.
• Work with IT and prescribers for OncoEMR outpatient formulary management including regimen builds, validation and conversion.
• Disseminate drug information to members of the multidisciplinary team to maximize patient care.
• Assist with transition of care planning including pre-transplant evaluation with medication reconciliation, drug interaction screening and patient education.
• Active participation supporting committees as needed to support oncology/bone marrow transplant patient care.
• Outpatient Infusion Clinic chemotherapy order entry review and compounding checks.

Basic pharmacy duties
• Interpret orders and transcribes or verifies them accurately and efficiently into the pharmacy computer system.
• Accurately compound and dispense pharmaceuticals.
• Complies with policy and procedures and regulatory requirements.
• Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose.
• Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients.
• Assist with the antimicrobial management and other clinical programs.
• Responsible for mentoring and education as well as ongoing analysis of interventions.
• Participate in the training of new pharmacists, pharmacy students, and technicians.
• Has knowledge of the patient population they serve and apply that knowledge in the care of those patients.
• Effectively supervise pharmacy operation activities and provides support to the whole pharmacy team.
• Train and participate with Code Teams as assigned. Obtain and maintain BLS-ACLS or PALS current certification as appropriate.
• Maintain appropriate controlled substance records.
• Comply with all regulatory standards.
• Supervise and assist pharmacy technicians and other support staff effectively.
• Act as supervisor in charge as assigned.
• Participate in the continuous quality improvement of clinic operations (operational/clinical).
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”

Here are some of the benefits we offer our employees:
• Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Repayment
• Certification Bonus and Voucher system
• Dependent Scholarship
• 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan
• Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
• Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
• Financial Wellness Program with a CFP
And more…

John Johnson, Recruiter
HealthONE, Continental Division | HCA Healthcare
4900 S Monaco St Denver, CO 80237


Position Requirements:

A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure by the Colorado Board of Pharmacy as a registered Pharmacist. BLS and ACLS required within first 2 months of employment.
B. Education: B.S. or Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
C. Experience: (At least one of the following):
o Minimum of 3 years of experience within area of focus.
o Completion of post graduate year 2 (PGY2) oncology residency or board certified oncology pharmacist (BCOP) required.
o Other certification (e.g. FCCP, FASHP).

D. Special Qualifications:
o Organization - proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources.
o Communication - communicates clearly and concisely.
o Judgment - makes decisions based upon job knowledge and experience. Considers all impacted areas in decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgment sensible and reliable.
o Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting exceeding expectations.
o Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties.
o Computer skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office, Meditech, and purchasing vendor applications and others as required.
o Policies and procedures - articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems.
o Basic skills - able to perform mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately.

Degree of Supervision Required: Involves general guidance and direction from supervisor. Employee is expected to perform most position duties independently and in accordance with established department and hospital policies and procedures and professional standards.
Ages of Patients Served: This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience).

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Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center
Facility: Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center
Job ID: 26068-79256
Category: Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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