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Clinical Specialty Pharmacist

We Are Hiring

Clinical Specialty Pharmacist - Outpatient Oncology 003 - Full-Time, Day - Indianapolis-2001 West 86th St - Indianapolis, IN

Dayshift, M-F with minimal weekend and holiday responsibilities

Why Join Ascension?

In Indiana, St. Vincent operates 24 hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, and clinics. St. Vincent's more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers offer expertise in a wide range of services including acute/long-term acute care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency/trauma services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary care, urgent/immediate care, women's health and more. St. Vincent has been serving central and southern Indiana for 145 years.

St. Vincent is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Clinical Specialty Pharmacist with St. Vincent Health-IN, you will have the opportunity to assure the appropriate selection, dosing, administering, and dispensing of medication orders in specialized areas, such as nuclear medicine, oncology, cardiology. You will serve as a subject matter expert in outpatient oncology and provide guidance across pharmacies and to clinical leadership.  Additionally, this is a great opportunity for an entreprenureal spirit looking to have a hand in further developing this area of pharmacy and a desire to have a strong impact on patients!

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems.
  • Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate.
  • Compounds and dispenses medications for accurate delivery to patients. Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.
  • Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.
  • Oversees technical personnel who assist in the preparation, maintenance, and dispensing of medications and supplies.
  • Assists with academic functions such as serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students.  May float to provide coverage of pharmacy needs. Provides patient counseling when required.
  • Lead the team in process improvement initiatives.
  • 80% outpatient responsibilities, 20% inpatient responsibilities.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Pharmacist credentialed from the Indiana Board Of Pharmacy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy required Pharmacy residency preferred

Work Experience:

  • Completion of PGY2 with a concentration in oncology strongly preferred.
  • Several years of experience in a clinical setting, and/or outpatient setting preferred (hospitals or infusion center background). 
  • Experience with process improvement preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.
 
 
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Job ID: 355400
Category: Pharmacy Services
Facility: ININD St Vincent Indpls Acute
Ministry: St. Vincent, IN
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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