Hematology, Infusion Services, Inpatient Care, Oncology
Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy
The purpose of pharmacists in this position is to advance oncology pharmacy clinical practice and patient care across Intermountain Healthcare. The person in this role will promote evidence-based and patient-centric practice, as well as minimize waste and resource overutilization while improving patient outcomes.
This is a system-wide position that supports the One Intermountain model to consistently deliver high-value patient care. The person in this role will work with oncology patients throughout the Intermountain Healthcare network, including clinics and hospitals.
Essential Job Duties
Perform all patient care duties and expectations of a Pharmacist-Oncology Spec.
Provides medication therapy management support for patients being treated for cancer, which includes reviewing antineoplastic medication orders for accuracy and appropriateness as part of an interdisciplinary care team.
Serves as an oncology pharmacist expert responsible for guiding appropriate use of antineoplastics and supportive care medications throughout Intermountain Healthcare.
Promotes consistent standards and reduces unnecessary variation in the care of patients with cancer.
Assists in the management of adverse effects related to antineoplastic medications.
Participates in medication safety efforts related to oncology, including medication error event review.
Educates patients and health care professionals on medication therapy, including antineoplastics and supportive care therapies.
Assists in the development and implementation of evidence-based protocols, clinical pathways, and guidelines.
Conducts medication-use evaluations and other quality assurance projects to ensure the clinically appropriate and judicious use of antineoplastic medications.
Provides formulary management support related to antineoplastic medications in coordination with the Drug Information Service and medication oversight committees.
Collaborates with the Drug Information Service, Supply Chain Organization, and other facility-based leaders to manage and mitigate the impact of medication shortages affecting patients with cancer.
Collaborates in and provides pharmacy support for Intermountain research efforts related to oncology.
Acts as a preceptor for pharmacy learners.
Collaborates with the Oncology Clinical Program, clinical informatics, institutional review board (IRB), precision genomics, and other relevant groups to advance oncology pharmacy practice and patient care at Intermountain.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited institution (education verified).
License to practice pharmacy in the state of Utah (or eligibility to obtain a license in Utah upon hire).
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
Meets at least one of the following requirements:
Completion of a postgraduate specialty residency in oncology pharmacy practice, or
Completion of 4 years of practice experience (post-pharmacist licensure) with at least 50% of time spent conducting oncology pharmacy activities, or
Completion of a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency plus 2 years of additional experience (post-pharmacist licensure) with at least 50% of time spent conducting oncology pharmacy activities.
Effective communication and project management skills.
Ability to effectively interpret and use data.
Demonstrated ability to teach, guide, and mentor other professionals and learners.
Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification as an oncology pharmacist (BCOP).
American Society of Clinical Oncology advanced practitioner certification in oncology.
Previous experience working in an integrated health care delivery system.
Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, monitors, etc. and to see to identify equipment and supplies and to utilize a wide variety of information including organizing and completing documentation and forms, accessing and entering computer information, and identifying needs and urgent issues.
Interact with others by effectively communicating, both orally and in writing.
Operate computers and other office equipment requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
See and read computer monitors and documents.
Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.
May require lifting and transporting objects and office supplies, bending, kneeling and reaching.
Internal Number: 222071
About Intermountain Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare is a charitable, nonprofit, community-owned healthcare organization based in Salt Lake City, Utah that serves the health needs of Utah and Idaho residents. The Intermountain system includes 22 hospitals as well as clinics, home health agencies, women’s centers, drug dependency units, affiliated physicians and health insurance plans. For more information please visit our website.
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