Job Description

Pharmacist

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Schedule: Monday- Thursday, 10:30am- 9:00pm

The inpatient pharmacist is responsible for reviewing and interpreting providers’ orders for all medications, and screening for therapeutic incompatibilities. The pharmacists will assist with the monitoring of drug therapy, with an emphasis on chemotherapy. The pharmacist will be responsible for providing and educating on drug information to physicians, mid-level providers and other clinical staff. The pharmacist will be responsible for oversight of technician staff as it relates to sterile intravenous compounding, including chemotherapy and TPN, medication refilling, and unit dose drug preparations. The pharmacist will participate in quality improvement projects with an emphasis on patient safety. The pharmacist will participate in multi-disciplinary initiatives as requested.

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Verifies and assesses all medication orders for clinical appropriateness based upon patient’s current lab values, symptomology, and disease state(s)/comorbidities.
  • Able to communicate appropriately with providers and other clinical staff regarding medication orders or drug questions.
  • Competent in preparation and dispensing of sterile compounded products following guidelines outlined within USP 797, and USP 800, and able to supervise technician staff performing these functions.
  • Participation in departmental and hospital quality assurance programs with an emphasis on patient safety, and regulatory compliance.
  • Ensures safe, appropriate medication therapies for patients based on established clinical guidelines.
  • Required to participate in clinical documentation for all pharmacist interventions

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience - Minimum 2 years institutional pharmacy experience
  • Education - ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy (RPh or Pharm D)
  • Licensure - License in good standing with Arizona State Board of Pharmacy

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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