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Pharmacist - Inpatient Oncology

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Make a Difference in Pharmacy

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it s just one of the many reasons it was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as 2nd Best Hospital in the nation and in California. Cedars-Sinai continues to be acknowledged as a world leader in patient care, education and research.

Our 886-bed nonprofit, acute, tertiary, teaching Level I trauma center hospital is located in the heart of Los Angeles. The Pharmacy Department has over 450 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via two cancer centers, outpatient pharmacies and ambulatory care clinics.

Committed to the education and training of pharmacists, students/interns, residents, technicians, and other health care professionals. We are affiliated with several Schools of Pharmacy and offers PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs. The residency and student experiential programs at CSMC continue to grow with every successive year, where over 125 residents have graduated from the accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program since 1985 and more than 200 student rotations are offered at CSMC annually. Recently, CSMC was recognized as Site of the Year awards by two major affiliated CA Schools of Pharmacy for providing an exceptional experiential learning environment for their students.

As an 10 hour Oncology Pharmacist at the Cedars-Sinai, you will be providing comprehensive direct patient care to leukemia, lymphoma, and other cancer patients in the inpatient setting. You will provide comprehensive acute management of adult patients, therapeutic drug monitoring including approved pharmacy managed protocols, chemotherapy order management, participation in rounds, and optimizing of drug therapies to prevent and reduce medication errors. We are looking for motivated compassionate individuals who are team players, possess excellent communication skills and are committed to patient care. Applicants should have completed residency training with an emphasis in oncology (PGY2 in oncology is preferred) and/or possess equivalent experience in oncology and infusion therapy practice.

The Oncology Pharmacist will provide support for oncology diagnosis-related group guideline development, updates and new drug monographs. You will be presenting quarterly summaries of diagnosis-related group updates at the Oncology P&T subcommittee meetings. You will provide patient education and follow up to the growing oral chemotherapy specialty pharmacy program.

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Pharmacy School with a Pharm.D., preferably with a PGY2 Oncology Residency.
    License/Certification/Registration Requirements:
    • Current Pharmacist State board of Pharmacy issued Pharmacist License.
    • BLS by American Heart Association
      What Else Are We Looking For?
      • Completion of a PGY1 residency or equivalent practice experience. PGY2 in oncology is preferred.
        Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)
        • Frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching, occasional sitting, pushing & pulling, lifting of materials up to 40 pounds for distances up to 10 feet.
          Working Title: Pharmacist - Inpatient Oncology
          Department: Pharmacy-5Th
          Business Entity: Clinical & Support Services
          Job Category: Pharmacy
          Job Specialty: Pharmacy
          Position Type: Full-time
          Shift Length: 10 hour shift
          Shift Type: Day
          Base Pay:$58.36 - $93.38

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Pharmacist - Inpatient Oncology, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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