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Clinical Pharmacist - General (Inpatient)

Company: Tecknomic LLC
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

This is a full-time, 6-month temporary position with Tecknomic and the project is with Roswell Park Cancer Center in New York.

Please note, in order to apply for this position, you must be able to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination at the initial screening stage of the interview.

Required Education & Experience:
--- License Requirement:

License to practice as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of New York

--- Education and Experience:

1. Doctor of Pharmacy degree; or

2. Master's degree and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time clinical pharmacy or pharmacy related experience; or

3. Bachelor's degree and the equivalent of three (3) of full-time clinical pharmacy or pharmacy related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would be someone with hospital and oncology experience.

Other Qualifications:
General hospital/inpatient experience
Will consider recent graduate/early career

Job Duties:

Provides specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes including advising physicians on issues concerning drug therapy, the inherent toxicity of drugs and side effects; assists in the prescription of appropriate doses.
Coordinates the activities of assigned pharmacy technicians engaged in the preparation, labeling and delivery of medications and other pharmaceutical supplies in accordance with prescribers' prescriptions.
Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to the dispensing of drugs and controlled drugs and the maintenance of required records.
Assumes the essential responsibilities and performs the duties of the pharmacy supervisor in his/her absence.
Mentor pharmacists in training including, but not limited to, pharmacy students during their IPPE and APPE rotations and pharmacy residents.
Maintains liaison relationships with medical and nursing staff; provides timely information pertaining to pharmaceutical supplies, drug usage and compatibility, state and federal regulations regarding drug controls, and The Joint Commission standards.
Assumes compliance accountability and responsibility for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center's policies and procedures, accreditations standards, and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Conducts and evaluates medication histories; assesses compliance and suggests modifications so as to achieve desired outcomes; instructs patients in the proper use of prescribed drugs; participates in patient care rounds with multidisciplinary teams to evaluate patient progress.
Individualizes medication regimens using sound principles, accounting for pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic variations in drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination with responsibility for establishing and continually improving the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients within areas of direct responsibility; assists others in the department with the same.
Provides patient focused clinical pharmaceutical care which includes, but is not restricted to, primary pharmacokinetic care and anticoagulation services.
Conducts and participates in research including, but not limited to, performing as the primary investigator or co-investigator for research programs which will impact on the delivery of quality care or examine the pharmaco-economic impact of providing care to the patients of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Identifies adverse drug events (ADEs) and assists in their management and prevention; develops process improvements to reduce drug errors and preventable ADEs; participates in reporting ADEs to institutional committees and to the Food and Drug Administration's MedWatch program, if necessary.
Documents clinical activities that include, but are not limited to, disease-state management, general pharmacotherapeutic monitoring, pharmacokinetic monitoring, ADEs, education, and other patient care activities.
Provides educational in-services to pharmacy staff and other healthcare professionals both formally and informally.
Attends meetings as required, including pharmacy department meetings (including Journal Club), multidisciplinary meetings, service-specific meetings, and educational in-services.
Provides primary oversight for specific operational areas assigned, which might include but is not restricted to, Quality Control, Nutrition Support Liaison, Training and Competency Monitoring, Sterile Products Production Standards, and Medication Safety.
Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety and compliance standards.
Enhances professional growth and development by participating in educational programs, reading current literature, and participating in in-service meetings and workshops.
Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department; maintains, distributes, analyzes and projects information for required records, reports and statistics as directed.
Attends meetings as required.

Keywords: Tecknomic LLC, Buffalo , Clinical Pharmacist - General (Inpatient), Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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