Clinical Pharmacist Oncology Specialist

Location: El Paso, TX
Currently seeking a Clinical Pharmacist Oncology Specialist in the southern area of New Mexico.

Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 pm.

Responsibilities of the Clinical Pharmacist Oncology Specialist 
  • Advances Pharmacy oncology practices. Works collaboratively with oncology pharmacy colleagues and as part of interdisciplinary teams to enhance the quality of medication use through optimizing drug selection, ensuring safe medication use, and reduced drug expenditures.
  • Partners with other healthcare professionals to develop evidence-based clinical pathways and/or treatment protocols, conduct utilization reviews, and identify opportunities to optimize medication use for patients.  
  • Provides drug information and education to medical staff as appropriate.  
  • Serves as an active participant in Oncology related multidisciplinary teams including but not limited to formulary medication reviews and/or policy and procedure revision as necessary. Is able to assist with analyze process and outcome measures for use in assessing oncology-related patient outcomes and report impact of quality programs. 
  • In conjunction with the Investigational Drug Trials Coordinator, assist in coordination of oncology investigational drug services. Communicates directly with patients and their families on all aspects related to chemotherapy therapy promoting high levels of knowledge, engagement, and adherence. Demonstrates commitment to supporting the facility's pharmacy student and residency programs (PGY-1 Pharmacy). 
  • Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential or actual drug-related problems. Verify/Enter medication orders in pharmacy system.
Requirements of the  Clinical Pharmacist Oncology Specialist 
  • Certification/Licensure: Eligible for or currently licensed to practice pharmacy in New Mexico
  • Pharm.D. from an accredited College of Pharmacy; PGY1 Pharmacy residency with specialized PGY2 Oncology training and BCOP strongly preferred. 
  • Candidates with 5 years full-time relevant oncology focused experience may be considered 
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness Program, Short-term disability, Long-term disability, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Program, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, AD&D insurance, Child care assistance

About the facility:

Our client is a medium sized state of the art acute care facility
Great hospital! Great staff! Growth oriented senior leadership! Awesome weather all winter! Amazing sunrises and sunsets! Incredible Mexican food! Warm and diverse population! Division 1 sports and entertainment at New Mexico State University and University of Texas El Paso! Near big city amenities and airport without having to deal with the big city traffic every day!
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