Investig Drug Svcs Supervisor - Inpatient Pharmacy

UC Irvine Health   •  

Orange, CA

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 45 days ago

Position Summary:

Functions as a recognized expert, providing authoritative professional guidance and expertise in support of clinical investigational drug trials to staff. Coordinates and supervises the activities of the staff of the Investigational Drug Section. These activities include, but are not limited to, initiation, monitoring, and auditing of all investigational drug studies approved by the UC Irvine Institutional Review Board to ensure compliance with federal, state, FDA, and other regulations. Develops policies and procedures and SOPs for safe and efficient storage, preparation, distribution and control of investigational drugs. Ensures compliance of comprehensive, accurate, and timely records and reports including usage and dispensing records, collection forms, financial and budgeting information. Serves as a resource and liaison for principle investigators, research sponsors, the IRB, and pharmacy. Other functions include ensuring adequate staffing, training new employees, performing evaluations, participation on inter- and intradepartmental committees, and ensuring that drug distribution, clinical services, and investigational services are provided according to established departmental policies and procedures. May also perform the day to day responsibilities of drug distribution, processing, and therapeutic intervention, as needed. Incumbents will lecture two times per year to other medical professionals and be published at least one time every three years in a medical journal. May be a co-principal investigator on patient clinical research, or an investigator on Pharmacy practice research. This position is a Direct Patient Care Provider as defined in Pharmacy Policy.

Required Qualifications:

Current BLS or ACLS certification

Effective communication and presentation skills

Experience in oncology pharmacy practice

Expertise in reviewing the use of investigational drugs and judging whether the use conforms to established standards

Knowledge of policies and procedures governing the use and administration of investigational drugs

Minimum five years of clinical experience as a licensed pharmacist, or three years experience & completion of a PGY-1 Residency

Minimum of two years experience in developing and implementing investigational drug services programs

Registered Pharmacist in good standing licensed by the state of California

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of PGY-2 Investigational Drug Services Residency


$106K - $192K