Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Inpatient Hematology Oncology Job in CLEVELAND, OH

Vacancy No. CBBE-18-MF-10158390-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $115,964.00 to $138,653.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 3/7/2018 Close Date 3/28/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 03/07/2018 to 03/28/2018

  • Salary

    $115,964 to $138,653 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    The Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System is recruiting for a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (Hematology/Oncology). The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (Hematology/Oncology) will function in the Inpatient Pharmacy Section of Pharmacy Service.

    Work Schedule: Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with potential rotating In-Lieu days, weekends & holidays.
    Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

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    • Planning and providing patient related clinical pharmacy and drug information services in inpatient and outpatient oncology/hematology areas and takes responsible and appropriate actions to promote optimum, most cost effective, drug therapy.
    • Functioning under a scope of practice consistent with skills, training, and education, and consistent with the pharmaceutical care needs in oncology/hematology.
    • Assisting providers with pharmacotherapy issues for patients cared for by oncology/hematology specialists and trainees.
    • Providing pharmacotherapy related evaluations and recommendations in multidisciplinary outpatient oncology/hematology visits.
    • Completing detailed medication histories, focusing on adherence or non-adherence with prescribed regiment, identifying potential adverse effects of medications taken, and evaluating overall medication regimen as it compares to therapeutic goals, and assuring that the medication "list" is reconciled accurately with actual medication use.
    • Reviewing patient profile for appropriateness, duplication, drug/drug and drug/food interactions, incompatibilities, or other drug related problems, and either makes appropriate changes to patient's medications or recommends change to the provider who is seeing the patient.
    • Evaluating and responding to non-formulary consult requests within 96 hours.
    • Developing and reviewing monographs, protocols, and/or guidelines for oncology/hematology pharmacotherapy for local, network, and national level on an as needed basis.
    • Documenting and reporting the occurrence of adverse drug events occurring in oncology/hematology patients.
    • Serving as drug information resource to oncology/hematology providers.
    • Instructing pharmacy residents, interns, and students as assigned.
    • Providing relevant medication related information to patients and health care staff as needed.
    • Designing, developing, and participating in programs to evaluate the quality of hematology/oncology services.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


  • Job family (Series)

    0660 Pharmacist

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