Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology. The position is located at Center for Advanced Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position will support clinical pharmacy services in the outpatient oncology setting at Washington University School of Medicine; provide comprehensive medication management for ambulatory oncology patients; may review and fill prescriptions and dispense medications to patients; review patient profiles and patient medication counseling; collaborate with other members of the health care team to provide high quality patient care
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Evaluates and processes medication orders received from authorized prescribers; orders are reviewed for safety, accuracy, and appropriateness and include a review of the treatment plan, allergies, dosing, pertinent laboratory values, and drug interactions. Medication modifications recommended to the clinic team if needed
Serves as a resource to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers for medication-related information and issues; answers drug information inquiries
Provide medication counseling and review chemotherapy regimens with patients when requested
Assists with medication order set development to assure safe, complete, and accurate medication ordering and administration and appropriate medication use
Participates in multidisciplinary patient review meetings, oncology research committees, and other organization committees when requested
Precept pharmacy students from accredited schools of pharmacy and pharmacy residents as part of approved/accredited residency programs
Participates in quality assurance programs within the pharmacy including Drug Use Evaluations (DUE); participates in research projects and other initiatives
Work in collaboration with oncology leadership to develop and maintain oncology policies and procedures
Assures compliance with state and federal regulations, securing/renewing licenses and registrations as required; obtain required hours of continuing education as outlined by Boards of Pharmacy
Assists with preparation and dispensing functions, when requests
Provides continuing education and other pharmacy-related educational programs for pharmacy staff
Current registration with State Board of Pharmacy as Pharmacist
Basic Life Support certification. (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
Graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy or equivalent (PharmD or BS Pharm)
Oncology pharmacy experience (inpatient or outpatient)
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-2 oncology residency or equivalent experience in oncology
Experience in IV admixture, cytotoxic drug handling; investigational drug handling procedures and retail pharmacy
Working knowledge of current state and federal regulations affecting pharmacy practice
Demonstrated ability to implement standards of accuracy and judgment
Ability to organize/prioritize time and work independently
Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
The hiring range for this position is $92,082 - $128,918 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.