Clinical Pharmacy Specialist | Inpatient Hematolog

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

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Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a Oncology/Hematology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist to join our team.

Life is full of choices, and ChristianaCare recognizes whom you work for is an important decision. Choose an organization that values pharmacy services and provides the opportunity to impact the health of our community adhering to our Core Values and Behaviors guided by Excellence and Love.

This position is full-time (40 hours weekly, 8-hour shifts) that works day shift collaborating with interdisciplinary care teams to maintain and propose best new treatment practice order sets in accordance with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines and primary literature.

Why ChristianaCare?
At the Newark Campus, operations run through a network of inpatient pharmacists, including a central pharmacy and satellite pharmacies that focus on critical care, emergency medicine, heart failure, investigational drugs, neonates, oncology, pediatrics, perioperative services, sterile and non-sterile compounding, transplant, and trauma.
Clinical services include robust acute and ambulatory care services. In the acute care setting, the department employs a decentralized model of practice, placing pharmacists directly into patient care units as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Generous PTO plan and 12-Week Fully Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with competitive employer match and Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
Not-for-profit organization eligible with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program
Pharmacy Board Certification reimbursement

As a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist you will:
Serve as the pharmacy lead and point of contact for hematology and oncology order sets
Facilitate and collaborate with appropriate caregivers in the development, reviewing and updating of hematology and oncology orders sets with an understanding of the pharmacy operational impact of such order sets
Work collaboratively with IVAS Newark campus in the operational implementation of hematology/oncology order sets and PowerPlans
Evaluate drug efficacy, monitor therapeutic goals and outcomes, and review for contraindications/precautions
Order and evaluate laboratory tests per approved protocols to support medication therapy monitoring
Electronically document interventions and provide sign out as appropriate
Opportunities to serve as a preceptor for both pharmacy students and residents
Assist with projects such as MUEs, drug monographs, and performance improvement activities
Review and interpret provider orders and dispense medication
Serve as a representative for the Department of Pharmacy on appropriate hospital committees/projects including oncology drug management
Navigate oncology drug shortages, including recommendation of alternative therapies when appropriate

Education and Experience Requirements:
PharmD degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy required
ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency required
ASHP accredited PGY2 specialty residency in Oncology required (or equivalent experience)
Board Certification in Oncology required or obtained within 2 years of hire
Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in the State of Delaware

About ChristianaCare:

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services including Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, home health care, hospital care at home, medical aid units, and three hospitals (1,300 beds). We provide a Level I trauma center, Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with our outstanding, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care.

ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver.


Post End DateJul 31, 2024

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Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1270425

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 17, 2024

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