Clinical Pharmacist - Oncology at University of Virginia Health System

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Job Description:

Are you an independent thinker who works well with others? If you want more, UVA wants you.

There are many reasons you already know UVA Health System. Our people utilize emerging technology and lead experimental treatment protocols. In fact, our healthcare makes headlines routinely.

But it's the attributes of every UVA Team Member that makes our nationally-recognized care anything but routine. Qualities such as persistence, ingenuity and initiative. These attributes create an environment of respect and responsiveness, in which your contribution counts.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Ensures the safe and effective use of medications by providing medication order verification while assessing for optimal drug product selection, dosage regimen design, effective administration and drug therapy monitoring services in the UVA Medical Center. Monitors inpatient and outpatient drug therapies when appropriate, and works with relating medical staff to find alternatives when needed, to ensure the best care possible is being given.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides clinical pharmaceutical care to patients.
  • Enhances the quality of delivery of care.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Pharmacy distributive services.
  • Supports the educational and professional development of the Pharmacy department.
  • Engages in professional self-development.
  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:



    • Education: Bachelor's in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. Degree required.

    • Experience: PGY-1 residency required or equivalent hospital experience (3 years). PGY-2 residency is preferred for specialty areas.
    • License/Certification: Commonwealth of Virginia State Board of Pharmacy License required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.