BMT / Hematology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
New Orleans, LA
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17



The Pharmacy Department is made up of separate inpatient and outpatient pharmacies that provide administrative, clinical, and distributive services to both hospital and clinic patients. Pharmaceutical Specialties include: Transplant, Cardiology, Geriatrics, Anticoagulation, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Oncology.   Ochsner Ambulatory Pharmacy Services includes Anticoagulation Clinic, Digital Medicine, Population Management, and Pharmacy Patient Assistance.   Ochsner provides internship and externship programs for Pharmacy Students as well as (ASHP) – accredited, PGY-1 and PGY-2, Residency Programs in: Pharmacy Practice, Internal Medicine, Solid Organ Transplant, and Health System Administration.  Our clinical team provides training and development for Ochsner’s clinical staff, students, and residents  

The BMT / Hematology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist assumes responsibility for the medication management of assigned patients; monitors and evaluates medication therapy for appropriateness based on the patient's health status, institutional criteria /guidelines, and cost efficient measures including medication reconciliation, medication monitoring and patient education; remains integrally involved in the education of Pharmacy and Medical Residents and provides education to health care providers as needed; and provides pharmacy expert content for order sets, benefit design, formularies, and other pharmacy related documents as needed.


•    Graduate of an accredited School/College of Pharmacy
•    Completion of a PGY 1 Residency in Pharmacy Practice and a minimum of one year experience in Oncology or completion of a PGY 2 Residency in Oncology
•    Licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of Louisiana, or eligible for licensure


Ochsner Medical Center is located near uptown New Orleans and includes acute and sub-acute facilities; centers of excellence Ochsner Cancer Institute, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Center and Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute. Ochsner employs over 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties.

As a 473-bed acute care hospital, it offers the opportunity to learn and providepatient care at a Magnet facility with three Centers of Excellence, all the while gaining exposure to complex medical cases. This campus is also one of six training sites in the world for robotic surgery and is nationally-renown for many skilled physicians. 

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center is located on the Ochsner Medical Center campus in a newly renovated building. Ample windows and interior design offers patients and visitors a peaceful, healing environment. Patients receiving chemotherapy treatment on the fifth floor have sweeping views of the Mississippi River. Interior views have peaceful nature and water-inspired artwork. Experts agree that the healthcare environment—sights, smells and sounds—makes a difference in the success of a patient’s treatment.


Ochsner offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package designed to accommodate the diverse needs of its employees.  


Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana's largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with nine hospitals and over 40 health centers in Louisiana. Ochsner has been named the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 18 consecutive years and is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a "Best Hospital" across eight specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 15,000 employees, over 900 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually.


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