The Oncology Clinical Specialist is responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and direction of clinical pharmaceutical services in the Cancer Infusion Center (CIC) and the inpatient setting to achieve high quality standard of care in Oncology related pharmacy services throughout the continuum. The successful candidate will provide specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes for patients.
The Oncology Clinical Specialist will review and recommend enhancements to the Oncology module (Beacon) of the EHR (Epic) to improve the provider and pharmacist workflow within treatment plans, maximizing this tool to optimize patient safety. This individual will collaborate with the pharmacy managers in developing training and education programs and evaluation processes for Oncology related clinical activities performed by the pharmacist staff. The Oncology Clinical Specialist prepares formulary review and drug use evaluations of medications used in Hematology and Oncology for presentation to the CIC Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee along with quarterly reports to the Reading Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
The successful candidate will participate in multidisciplinary teams related to clinical pharmacy initiatives. This individual will also achieve and maintain participatory management of clinical pharmacy initiatives in partnership with the other pharmacy Clinical Specialists.
Pharmacy Clinical Specialists develop and maintain satisfactory working relationships with pharmacy leadership, pharmacy staff and other departments and offices throughout the system, including colleagues, committee participants and administrators. The successful candidate will place a strong emphasis on patient care with the patient as the highest priority and central focus in all endeavors and undertakings of the individual and the department.
PharmD; will accept BS in Pharmacy with equivalent experience in lieu of PharmD. PA Pharmacist License required.
Board eligible for Pennsylvania licensure may be accepted in lieu of actual license; PA Pharmacist License required with in 4 months. Successful completion of a post-graduate residency or equivalent in Oncology required. Candidates with BCOP credentials given experience preference.