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Clinical Specialty Pharmacist - Oncology

We Are Hiring

Clinical Specialty Pharmacist - Pharmacy Admin Support 001 - Full-Time,Day - 40 hours weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI.

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm; every 6th weekend.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is 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 an Associate with Ascension Michigan, 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. Serves as a subject matter expert in pharmacy discipline and provides guidance across pharmacies and to clinical leadership.

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.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

    • Pharmacist credentialed from the Michigan Board of Pharmacy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 

    • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy required. 

Work Experience:

  • Preferred Board Certified – Oncology.

  • Preferred PGY2 Oncology Residency.

  • Preferred 3-5 years Hospital Pharmacy experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 383042
Category: Pharmacy Services
Ministry: Ascension Borgess, MI
Location: Kalamazoo, MI

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