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Oncology Pharmacist-PD

Company: Stamford Hospital
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Stamford Health is committed to preventing the spread of infectious diseases and cares about your health and the health of our employees. To that end, if you are invited to interview in one of our offices/campuses, and you or a member of your family and/or significant other is experiencing symptoms (i.e. fever, coughing or other respiratory symptoms), or you simply don't feel well, please inform the HR Representative immediately so we may schedule your interview for a later date. When arriving on our campus or site whether for an interview or to begin your employment with us, please note it is imperative you abide by CT State Guidelines on Travel Advisory, which can be found here https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/Travel. Please schedule accordingly and update your HR Representative immediately to make any necessary arrangements/adjustments to scheduling.
Reporting to the Supervisor of the Bennett Cancer Center Pharmacy and Director of Pharmacy, the Oncology Pharmacist is responsible for providing quality pharmaceutical care for the patients of the Bennett Cancer Center Department of Medical Oncology Hematology.
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurately prepares and dispenses medication orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Demonstrates understanding of chemotherapy, biotherapy and immunotherapy regimens, potential drug-drug interactions and potential adverse events.
  • Provides timely and accurate drug information to other health professionals and lay persons when required. Available to participate in education for physicians and counseling sessions for patients, educating on side effects, indications and directions for use.
  • Assures appropriateness of therapy and dose for all patient populations including age-specific care.
  • Monitors patient therapy in accordance with departmental policies and procedures, protocols, and programs.
  • Carefully identifies, prevents, intervenes, and follows up on any drug -related problems, including any actual or potential adverse drug events, working with physicians and nursing staff as appropriate.
  • Supervises pharmacy support personnel based on current laws and regulations.
  • Completes required continuous training and education requirements, including federal and state regulations such as USP 797-800, department specific requirements, and demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality pharmaceutical care to all patients.
  • Ensures safe and effective medication therapies for patients according to established medication regimens, orders, policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Assures that therapeutic substitution policies are followed based on individual patient need.#COR123
    Required Skills

    Required Experience
    B.S. Pharmacy, Pharm.D. preferred. Minimum 1 year experience in admixture of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and biotherapies.Licensed or eligible for license as a Registered Pharmacist in Connecticut.Previous experience in an institutional setting preferred.

Keywords: Stamford Hospital, Stamford , Oncology Pharmacist-PD, Healthcare , Stamford, Connecticut

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