Clinical Pharmacist Oncology - Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)

Pharmacy Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

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Requisition #: 204892
Title: Clinical Pharmacist - Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)
Department: Pharmacy
Grade: 31 
Posting Date: August 27, 2020
Shift: Days
Status: Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: 40 hours
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus

Position Summary

The Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Clinical Pharmacist primarily works within the inpatient BMT unit setting but can rotate into the outpatient infusion clinic. The pharmacist works closely with medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff to provide exceptional patient care for hematology, oncology, BMT, biotherapy, and immune effector cellular therapy patients. The pharmacist ensures appropriate pharmacotherapy and clinical interventions; creates, implements and monitors treatment plans, protocols and guidelines; enhances the delivery of evidence-based medicine; provides medication distribution support and order entry; support for research; participation in quality improvement; provides representation at medical center committees and meetings, provides education for patients and caregivers, with a focus on medication use in the BMT and hematologic malignancy program  population, provides oversight for Pharmacy Residents and Interns assigned to oncology rotations.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in optimizing drug therapy and related patient outcomes.
  • Monitors drug therapy as assigned by medical staff.
  • Suggests alternate drug therapy when appropriate.
  • Ensures delivery of quality pharmacy services for inpatients, outpatients, and employees.
  • Provides support and documentation for the departmental clinical programs including adverse drug reactions, drug information, staff development, DUE, nutritional support and research studies.
  • Provides education and training to members of Oncology and Pharmacy departments
  • Facilitate personal development in hematology/oncology for the clinical staff pharmacists.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

 Current MA Pharmacist License

Doctor of Pharmacy Degree and completion of an ASHP accredited PGY2 Oncology Practice Residency, or 5 years clinical oncology practice experience

PGY2 Oncology Practice Residency, or 5 years clinical oncology practice experience 

Preferred

- Practice experience in a BMT/Oncology inpatient setting or clinic with a collaborative practice agreement

- Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP)

 

Resume/CV and cover letter must be included with the online application.



Experience/Skills:

Required:

1-3 years of related clinical Pharmacy experience and Qualifies for licensure in Massachusetts.

3+ years Oncology Pharmacy experience and Board Certified in Oncology (BCOP) Preferred

Standards of Respect: