Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient satisfaction? Would you like to use your professional skills with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? Please apply today for this outstanding full-time opportunity in a state-of-the-art healing environment. We would be happy to hear from you!
Valley Oncology Medical Group treats more than 60 types of cancer for our patients in Tarzana and the surrounding area. From our team of expert cancer doctors, researchers, nurses and staff, to our research and treatment innovations, we're here to guide patients during their cancer journey.
As our next Clinical Pharmacist, you will use your outstanding clinical competencies to provide pharmacy services at Cedars-Sinai Oncology locations in Encino and Tarzana.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Evaluation of drug therapies, development of treatment plans, initiation, titration/tapering and discontinuation of medications under protocol, ordering necessary lab tests under protocol, patient education and follow-up.
Verification of medications and orders and educating patients requiring injections and oral chemotherapy.
Participation in patient medication therapy management in Pay for Performance initiatives.
Documentation of patient progress and outcomes for future reporting.
Providing therapeutic recommendations and answering medication and patient -related questions from other healthcare providers.
Providing instruction to patients through health education classes and other patient seminars.
Active participation in EMR updates and new developments as pertaining to medications.
Oversight of the chemotherapy inventory, compounding process and oral chemotherapy program.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.