Clinical Pharmacist - HAL

US Oncology   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 26 days ago

Company Overview:

As the largest cancer practice in Arizona, we are proud to provide advanced and compassionate Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology and Hematologic services. Our physicians and staff incorporate a multidisciplinary, personalized approach to treatment to enhance the patient experience by providing complete care in convenient, community-based locations.

We are proud to provide patients with access to the latest treatments, state-of-the-art technology, and an extensive research program. We believe it is beneficial to patients' that these therapies are provided in a community setting, because it allows you to remain close to home and to your support system.

  • The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:Bachelor's or Pharm. D. Degree form an accredited school of pharmacy.
  • Minimum five years' experience as registered pharmacist, including three years in specialty area. Experience in a pharmacy with I.V. skills.
  • Oncology or specialty area background required.
  • Valid state licensure as Registered Pharmacist.
  • Position is considering all levels of experience
  • ScopeOversees pharmaceutical care plans in designated specialty area or product line, including initial patient evaluations, development of care plans, and ensuring treatment plans are carried out. Ensures ongoing review of patient clinical status. Recommends adjustments to drug therapy based on clinical status and treatment outcomes. Coordinates with clinical providers to ensure all aspects of pharmaceutical care are delivered in a safe and timely manner. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities Performs initial patient evaluations and work-up as it pertains to disease status and anticipated prescribed therapy.
  • Collects, analyzes, interprets and evaluates appropriate data relative to patient therapy. Obtains histories and other patient data to optimize drug therapy and nutritional support management
  • Establishes therapeutic objectives and monitors patient for desired therapeutic outcomes. Evaluates the significance of signs and symptoms relative to disease processes and recommends modifications in drug therapy.
  • Detects and evaluates the clinical importance of adverse reactions and complications associated with drug therapy. Provides counseling and answers questions from patients, family and health care professionals concerning drug therapy.
  • Maintains active involvement with clinicians in the development and implementation of a standard drug order format and ordering process.
  • Maintains thorough and appropriate documentation in the patient clinical chart of physician orders and communication with other health care professionals.
  • Coordinates with physician staff and service providers in planning and implementing patient care plans to ensure safe and timely delivery of drug therapy.
  • Reviews and performs QA checks on all new and repeat medication orders. May prepare or supervise the preparation and dispensing of drug therapy according to Company policies and procedures.
  • Presents training and in-service programs as necessary. May supervise the activity of Pharmacy Technicians.

Arizona Oncology physicians are supported by talented clinical staff that are sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers.

United in Healing with The US Oncology Network

Arizona Oncology is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks focused on advancing cancer care in America. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Arizona Oncology is united with more than 1,000 physicians and 10,000 cancer professionals nationwide.