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Clinical Pharmacist II - Oncology

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:


Leads development of treatment plans for Epic Beacon implementation. Provides clinical pharmacy care for specialty pharmacy oncology patients. Consults with nursing and medical staff regarding prescriptions, orders, drug and pharmaceutical detail, patient reactions, errors, and complaints. Provides prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals. Conducts Drug Utilization Reviews and prepares Drug Review Criteria for medical staff review and approval. Monitors drug therapy as assigned by medical staff. Suggests alternate drug therapy as appropriate.

Prepares and dispenses drug orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures and protocols.
Interprets drug orders (verbal and written) and transcribes/verifies into computerized patient medication record accurately.
Maintains, accurate, complete patient drug record.
Compounds and dispenses pharmaceuticals including non-sterile and sterile products, chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition products accurately.
Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law and institutional policies.
Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion.
Maintains competency required for current job title/position.
Maintains current pharmacist license.
Ensures applicable CE records and licensure are maintained in department files.
Attends staff meetings.
Completes all competency/skills assessment requirements.
Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel.
Verifies the daily activities of pharmacy technicians.
Ambulatory care Pharmacist.
Provides ambulatory pharmaceutical care services utilizing approved protocols and/or collaborative agreement with other providers, including managing patient drug therapy, anticoagulation management, providing patient education, and preparing and/or overseeing the preparation and dispensing of medications
Performs duties in the clinical areas assigned such as but not limited to: anticoagulation clinics, intensive medical home, transition of care, Discharge Medication reconciliation, etc.
Ensures safe, appropriate, cost effective drug therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose.
Assists with pharmacokinetics consult service and renal drug dosing per hospital protocol.
Reads, extracts and interprets information in patient medical records accurately.
Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
Sustains the hospital drug formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols and promoting rational drug therapy selection.
Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners as appropriate.
Provides accurate, adequate and timely drug information to the hospital's professional staff.
Provides drug education to patients and their families per institutional protocol.
Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department.
Collects data, conducts monitors and inspections and maintains logs, records and other documentation as assigned.
Conducts designated interventions as defined in department Clinical Intervention activities (IV to PO, Renal Dosing, Pharmacokinetic dosing support, Anticoagulation).
Baseline departmental standards for reporting interventions for clinical productivity as defined by departmental goals.
Participates in antibiotic stewardship, opioid stewardship, and shortage management activities as assigned.
Attends interdisciplinary rounds when assigned.
Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion.


Pharm.D. required (will consider Bachelors in Pharmacy with significant experience)
5 years of experience in oncology or bone marrow transplant

Licensed in state of practice
PGY2 residency in Oncology preferred
BCOP preferred

Work Type:

Full Time

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Irving , Clinical Pharmacist II - Oncology, Healthcare , Irving, Texas

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