This Hematology/Oncology Clinical Pharmacist will provide comprehensive, patient centered pharmacotherapy primarily on the hematology/BMT service lines (inpatient and ambulatory services), including therapeutic drug monitoring, drug regimen recommendations and review, patient education, and medical staff interactions. This position will also provide educational services to pharmacy students, residents, pharmacists, physicians, and nurses through precepting, in-service presentations, and didactic teaching at the College of Pharmacy, contribute to the scholarly productivity of the enterprise through clinical research, quality improvement, presentations, publications, etc., and uphold UK Healthcare core values and maintain effective teamwork with pharmacists, residents, technicians, interns, physicians, nurses, allied health staff, and others. The ideal candidate will have graduated from an ACPE-accredited school/college of pharmacy, completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency (or equivalent experience), completed an ASHP-accredited PGY2 oncology residency, and must be eligible for licensure in Kentucky. Board certification in oncology pharmacy (or board eligibility) is preferred.
Strong clinical skills; knowledge of inpatient drug distribution and dispensing; ability to prioritize; excellent communication skills; team mentality; desire to teach; and motivation are required to excel in this position.
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