Clinical Staff Pharmacist, First shift, Infusion Pharmacy Services, Blood Cancer Healing Center

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center - Barrett Cancer Center; Blood Cancer Healing Center
Department: Infusion Pharmacy Services
Hours: Full-Time, 40 Hours / Weekly
Shift: Varies

UC Health is hiring for a Clinical Staff Pharmacist in our infusion pharmacy department in the Barrett Cancer Center; Blood Cancer Healing Center. We are offering a $25,000 sign-on bonus!

General: Clinical staff pharmacists fill orders for medications, monitor patient medication therapies, provide drug information, and supervise and direct support personnel. In the absence of the pharmacy manager, a clinical staff pharmacist may be required to assume the essential responsibilities and perform the duties of the pharmacy manager.

Specific: Clinical staff pharmacists in UC Medical Center infusion centers work collaboratively with interprofessional colleagues to care for oncology and non-oncology patients receiving infusion agents and advanced therapies. The pharmacist works with certified and infusion pharmacy technicians, clinical pharmacy specialists, and pharmacy leadership to promote comprehensive cancer care delivery.

About the Blood Cancer Healing Center

The Blood Cancer Healing Center is designed to be an unparalleled hub of expertise and support that will redefine care for blood cancer patients and their families. The center includes dedicated spaces for whole-person patient care, novel treatments, and basic/translational research-all in one building, all dedicated to the future of cancer care.

What we're offering through the Blood Cancer Healing Center is revolutionary. Come join us at the nation's newest and most comprehensive blood cancer facility devoted to research and improved, whole-person care for blood cancer patients-all under one roof.

Unit Details:
  • Learning environment allows for constant development.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities
  • Community Discounts


Responsibilities

  • Prepares and dispenses medication orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Interprets medication orders (verbal and written) and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles accurately; maintains accurate, complete medication profiles Prepares and dispenses medications, including sterile, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition preparations safely and accurately using appropriate techniques Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintain records as required by law.
  • Ensures safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Contributes to the quality and effective operation of the department.
  • Maintains competence required for current job title/position.
  • Meets hospital and department standards of performance.
  • Maintains competence required for current job title/position.
  • Assists with pharmacokinetics consult service and drug dosing per organizational protocol.


Qualifications

Education: B.S. in pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy is required. PharmD preferred degree.

License and Certification: Licensed or eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Ohio ACLS preferred.

Years of Experience: Minimum Required: 0-1 years of experience, Greater than or equal to a six-month hospital pharmacy internship or hospital experience as a pharmacist is preferred. Preference will be given to completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency program (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

Required Skills and Knowledge: Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision; work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff; handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule; set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergent requests; exercise sound professional judgment; communicate effectively (orally and in writing); and meet the pharmaceutical care needs of the patient populations served by UC Health.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

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