Clinical Pharmacist - Hematology / Oncology

5 - 7 years experience  •  Education.

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/10/17
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/10/17

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/University of Miami Health System is seeking a talented and self-driven Hem/Onc Clinical Pharmacist to join our oncology clinical research team. This new Hem/Onc clinical pharmacist position is created to accommodate the rapidly growing oncology trial program and to provide better care for research patients receiving investigational therapies. He/she provides comprehensive direct patient care services, collaborates and executes clinical drug researches including phase I trials. The responsibilities are to be accomplished in compliance with State and Federal rules and regulations, JCAHO standards and Hospital rules and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy.

Functions as a key therapeutic consultant and liaison among investigators, study team, nursing and Research Pharmacy in directing and interpreting the appropriate use of investigational products. Assists in the design and implementation of drug trials. Assists investigators in prescribing investigational products. Educates all relevant research staff on investigational agents included research protocols. Actively participates in clinical and research performance improvement programs. Responsible areas include protocol review, orderset approval, adverse drug reactions, disease state management, pharmacokinetics and lab result interpretations, drug-drug & drug-food interactions, contraindications, inappropriate therapeutic regimens, rational design of chemo regimens, and EMR implementation.

Qualifications: PharmD required. Eligible to receive a license to practice pharmacy in the State of Florida by the Florida State Board of Pharmacy. Completion of an ASHP accredited residency program. BCOP certification preferred. Three years clinical pharmacy experience, preferably in Oncology. Experience in drug trials is highly recommended. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, certification(s) and/or work experience may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

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