JOB TITLE: Acute Care Clinical Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology
LOCATION: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
DEPARTMENT: Enterprise Pharmacy
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time
The Clinical Pharmacist provides quality pharmaceutical care defined as being responsible for assuring the pro-vision of safe, efficacious and cost-effective medication
therapy for all patients. The Clinical Pharmacist will develop, recommend and monitor evidence based pharmacotherapy care plans for patients cared for by Geisinger
with emphasis on patient outcomes and quality of life. These care plans include the assessment of patient’s medications for indication, effectiveness, safety and adherence
issues as well as patient and laboratory parameter monitoring, documentation requirements and outcomes. The Clinical Pharmacist will utilize integrated and routine
communication with all health care professionals and with patients concerning medication therapy management. Provides outcomes and evidenced based pharmaceutical
care services to the patients in the hematology/oncology service line. Provides assistance and in-depth drug information to medical personnel; performs operational/clinical
functions or projects as assigned; assesses patient’s medications for indication, effectiveness, safety and adherence issues and orders lab tests in the assessment process;
meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area (inpatient unit, outpatient infusion center, outpatient MTDM
clinic); responsible for providing education and preceptorship which meets the requirements of residency training program (where applicable) and pharmacy student
programs as well as mentoring and training other pharmacists
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.
Works under the general direction of the Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Directors of Pharmacy (where applicable), Acute Care Pharmacy Managers (where applicable)
and the Director(s) of Pharmacy.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates clinical and operational general pharmacy practice knowledge and skills
Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the area of Hematology/Oncology clinical pharmacy
Internal Number: 66401
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