• Outpatient Pharmacist II

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/5/2018 7:21 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11747
    Category
    Pharmacy
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    86
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    The outpatient pharmacist is responsible for the preparation, compounding and dispensing of medications according to the laws and regulations governing pharmacists and the practice of pharmacy. The pharmacists are responsible for the optimization of drug therapy by identifying, resolving, and preventing drug-related problems and adverse drug events.

     

    The outpatient pharmacist is responsible for supporting the daily operations of the Outpatient Pharmacy.  This includes daily staff oversight, staff orientation/training, inventory management, communication with nursing, providers, coordination of staff work schedules, coordination of daily assignments, and review/follow-up of safety reports in collaboration with the Medication Safety Officer.  The pharmacist assists prescribers with prescription questions, prior-authorizations and conducts pharmacy protocol education. This includes Identifying, triaging, and resolving complex insurance related issues.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Pharmacists are responsible for the preparation, compounding and dispensing of medications according to the laws and regulations governing pharmacists and the practice of pharmacy.  The Pharmacists are responsible for the optimization of drug therapy by identifying, resolving, and preventing drug-related problems and adverse drug events.  Responsibilities include:

    • Dispensing medications
    • Providing drug information, education and clinical services
    • Inventory management
    • Knowledge of technology to perform functions of daily duties
    • Management of customer service
    • Identifies, trialges and resolves complex insurance related issues
    • Performs various quality control and quality assurance tasks

     

    Qualifications

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

     

    MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of Pharmacy and must be licensed to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 
    • 3 to 5 years of hospital pharmacy or retail pharmacy experience is required as well as a minimum of 2 years of oncology experience or the completion of a PGY-2 specialty residency.

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