Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist - Oncology & Infusion Clinic

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 159631-1A
Date Posted: Jun 19, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Position Summary:

This Outpatient Specialty Pharmacist is responsible for optimizing medication management for patients being treated in the oncology infusion clinic, with a focus on patients utilizing specialty pharmacy medications. The pharmacist will interact with patients to gather medication histories, assess adherence, and provide medication education. The pharmacist works closely with the multidisciplinary care team and patient to facilitate access to and/or modify medication therapy to overcome barriers. Knowledge of chemotherapy regimens and confidence in interacting with physicians to discuss treatment plans is necessary. Understanding of specialty pharmacy and prior authorization processes is desired. The pharmacist will also serve as a drug information resource for nurses and providers to meet the operational and clinical needs of the infusion clinic. Additionally, this position will collaborate with the Pharmacy Leadership Team to assist with the continued development and promotion of clinical pharmacy services, as well as support the safe and effective use of medication through multidisciplinary committee involvement.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week, day shift.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree of Pharmacy from accredited college of Pharmacy, Pharm D preferred.
  • Licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a Pharmacist in good standing
  • 2+ years of clinical experience within a healthcare environment
  • Current Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) or Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP) or must obtain certification within the next 2 consecutive annual testing cycles after eligibility.

 

Certification/License:

Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Massachusetts

 Board Certification in Oncology (BCOP)