Job Description


About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution.  AccessHope, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia. 

Job Description:

***FT role- exact schedule to be deteremined, but will cover Friday evenings until 9PM and Saturday-Sunday 7AM-7PM***

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.


  • 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


Education: ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy (RPh or Pharm D)

Licensure: License in good standing with Arizona State Board of Pharmacy


Pay Range

$47.20 - $77.70

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities.  Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding.  We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

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