Oncology Clinical Pharmacist provides pharmaceutical services, which includes
unit dose medications, parenteral products, cytotoxic chemotherapy, and enteral
products, supply items, etc., for inpatient and/or outpatient services, monitor
patient drug therapies, and provide drug information. The Clinical Pharmacy Oncology Specialist is
involved with the evaluation of Prior Authorization Drug Review/Non-formulary
medication use, and is involved in the education of patients on proper
medication use and dosage. Duties
all aspects of the Oncology Program to include, policy development, quality
resources and specialty functions unique to the program to optimize cost
effectiveness and patient outcomes.
for Vista Chemotherapy Manager (VCM) and point person for building treatment
safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients, in
accordance with established policies.
and interprets physicians' orders for appropriateness of medication ordered as
it relates to the patient's diagnosis.
patient's medication profile for drug sensitivities, incompatibilities,
allergies or drug interaction.
that all computerized medication order entries, including original order
entries, physician order entries, nursing order entries and health unit
coordinator order entries are finished in a standardized format compliant with
Bar Code Medication Administration guidelines and resolves discrepancies or
annotations in the patient's medical record as appropriate to suggest
alternative therapies or to document uncharacteristic dosing regimens, which
have been verified with the physician.
useful and informative in-service presentations to nursing personnel and to
use of non-formulary medications and offers alternatives to medical staff.
and dispenses medication orders per provider's request according to established
medication orders and transcribes to computerized patient medication
prescription labels/profiles accurately.
and/or dispenses pharmaceuticals for various administration routes including,
oral agents, topicals, parenterals, supplies and ancillary items.
dispenses and/or distributes controlled substances and maintains appropriate
accountability and records as required.
-Works as a
team member, participating in the processing of outpatient and inpatient orders
in a timely manner.
supports the Adverse Drug Reaction and Medication Error Reporting programs and
documents all reported, identified or suspected adverse drug reactions or
proper functioning of Oncology Pharmacy Suite, including compliance with 797
and USP 800 requirements for anteroom and cleanroom use.
the work performed by pharmacy technicians and directs workflow as demanded by
customers in a professional manner, with tact, courtesy and respect.
other duties as assigned to facilitate patient care.
Work Schedule: Monday
through Friday, 1st shift, 7:00Am to 3:30PM, may include
Holidays and Weekends
Functional Statement Title: Clinical
Pharmacy Specialist – Oncology Program Manager