Pharmacist - Full Time | Oncology Infusion Center
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Facility: Roger Maris Cancer Center Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
As an oncology pharmacist in the infusion center pharmacy, you will provide outpatient oncology pharmaceutical care in an interactive, interdisciplinary team environment. Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo has been an important regional resource for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer since it opened its doors in 1990. Roger Maris Cancer Center focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer, which provides adults and pediatric patients with comprehensive cancer treatment. Research has also been an important component of the care and treatment at Roger Maris.
As an oncology pharmacist in the infusion center pharmacy, you will provide outpatient oncology pharmaceutical care in an interactive, interdisciplinary team environment.
Position Responsibilities include:
Provide prospective medication order review for ambulatory outpatient oncology medication orders. In particular, verify all high-risk medications to ensure the appropriateness of use from clinical, financial, and policy compliance perspectives.
Review the profiles of all patients that present for chemotherapy or other medication interventions daily. Evaluate patient medication regimens and pertinent lab results, and provide interventions as needed.
Serve as an educational and drug information resource to medical staff, nursing, as well as patients as requested/needed.
Pharmacists must be competent in providing pharmacy interventions for patients that require complex chemotherapies, biologic therapies and investigational medications. In addition, pharmacists must be competent in providing general pharmacy services that include renal dosing services and anticoagulation and pain management interventions.
Pharmacy services at Roger Maris Cancer Center Pharmacy also include retail dispensing of both prescription and non-prescription medication to patients. The pharmacist takes an active role in responding to prescription issues and advising providers on the selection, dosage, interaction and side effects of medications. Counsels patients on the medication prescription including but not limited to: proper administration, possible side effects, expected response, storage and any other questions posed by the patient. Monitors the health and progress of patients in response to drug therapy. Must be able to learn and utilize new technology as the profession of pharmacy evolves.
The Pharmacist utilizes appropriate age-related patient information to assess the pharmaceutical needs of patients, which may include provision of pharmaceutical care to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. The Pharmacist follows all established regulations and standards that govern the practice of pharmacy. Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills.
Pharmacists must be a graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy. A successful candidate for this role will have experience or advanced training in the practice of oncology/hematology. The completion of an ASHP PGY-1 accredited residency or specialized experience is preferred. The completion of a PGY-2 in oncology or Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacy is favorable.
License must be in good standing by the State Board of Pharmacy in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-28943