Pharmacist - Oncology Outpatient in Los Angeles, CA

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Posted 8 weeks ago

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed non-profit, acute, quaternary, teaching Level I Trauma Center hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The Department of Pharmacy has over approximately 400 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 2 cancer centers and 3 outpatient pharmacies. The Department of Pharmacy is committed to the education and training of pharmacists, students/interns, residents, technicians, and other health care professionals. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) is affiliated with several Schools of Pharmacy and offers PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs. The residency and student experiential programs at CSMC continue to grow with every successive year, where nearly 100 residents have graduated from the PGY1 pharmacy residency program since 1985 and more than 200 student rotations are offered at CSMC annually. Recently, CSMC was recognized and bestowed "Site of the Year" awards by two major affiliated CA Schools of Pharmacy for providing an exceptional experiential learning environment for their students.

Do you work well in a large team environment where critical thinking is essential?


As an Oncology Outpatient Pharmacist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will be providing comprehensive direct patient care to leukemia, lymphoma, BMT, and other cancer patients. You will assist with management of adult patients, including: therapeutic drug monitoring; approved pharmacy managed protocols; review of chemotherapy orders for accuracy and completion; and provision of drug information and optimizing drug therapy. You will also be involved in the review of research protocols and oversight of research medications. Teaching and professional development opportunities are also available.


Outpatient responsibilities include our pharmacy program in the medical group setting. Focus will be on collaboration with medical and nursing staff in the management of infusion therapies, supporting patient medication needs across the continuum of care, chemotherapy order management and development of medication guidelines


Our oncology program has recently experienced significant growth in the areas of bone marrow transplant, outpatient oncology practice, including the recent acquisition of a large medical group, and research. Pharmacists will have the opportunity to work across the continuum of care.


Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Pharmacy School with a Pharm.D., preferably with a PGY2 Oncology Residency.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Current Pharmacist State board of Pharmacy issued Pharmacist License.
  • BLS by American Heart Association

Experience:

  • Completion of a PGY1 residency or equivalent practice experience. PGY2 in oncology is preferred.


Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)

  • Frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching, occasional sitting, pushing & pulling, lifting of materials up to 40 pounds for distances up to 10 feet.