Clinical Pharmacist Specialist (Ambulatory Oncology)
Requisition #: 167592
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Clinical Pharmacist Specialist provides advanced clinical skills in the provision of pharmaceutical care. Clinical Pharmacist Specialist provides clinical leadership in the development and implementation of clinical activities/programs; subsequently, they demonstrate clinical leadership through quality and efficiency in the clinical activities. They also provide leadership in interdepartmental activities and the interface between pharmacy and the medical staff. Clinical Pharmacist Specialist act as mentors to staff pharmacist in development and maintenance of required clinical skills.
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist evaluates and fills medication orders for inpatients, outpatients and employees, maintaining computerized medication profiles/prescription files. Clinical Pharmacist Specialist may be required to provide services in the centralized or decentralized model, communicating and consulting with physicians and other healthcare personnel as required. They are responsible to monitor patient medication therapies for safety and appropriateness and provide drug information. Clinical Pharmacist Specialist supervise and direct the support personnel, coordinating department activities to ensure the accurate, timely and cost-effective delivery of quality pharmacy services. In the absence of the pharmacy manager, a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist may be required to assume the essential responsibilities and perform the duties of the pharmacy manager. All professional responsibilities are conducted in an ethical manner. Hours may be irregular and include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays as necessary.
Minimum Education and Experience:
- Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy.
- A minimum of 5 years experience as a licensed pharmacist in a hospital with progressive pharmacy services or completion of a pharmacy residency in the hospital setting is preferred.
- Minimum 1-3 years ambulatory oncology experience or equivalent
- Board certification is preferred.
- Licensure: Current District of Columbia Pharmacist license or proof of eligibility
- For licensure by reciprocity or exam. (Current District of Columbia license is necessary to act in official capacity of pharmacist. See Graduate Pharmacist job description.)
- Current CPR Certification required.
- PGY-2 Oncology Residency preferred