• Regulatory Compliance Pharmacist

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 months ago(6/12/2019 1:19 PM)
    Job ID
    full time
  • 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 compliance pharmacist will support the work of the pharmacy regulatory compliance manager to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations regarding the practice of pharmacy.  This includes, but is not limited to. USP, Joint Commission, DPH, DEA, FDA, and Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy.  The pharmacist will ensure changes to regulations are incorporated into policies/procedures and staff are educated about any changes.  The pharmacist will also be responsible for initial and ongoing training of staff at all locations.



    • Ensures compliance with current regulations in the areas of IV compounding, narcotics, safe handling of medications
    • Oversees cleanroom regulatory activity such as hood certifications, media fill tests, fingertip testing and environmental monitoring
    • Provides regulatory training and education to staff
    • Performs staff audits
    • Ensures QA/QC tasks are completed
    • Maintains pharmacy regulatory policies and procedures
    • Manages narcotic inventory and associated processes
    • Participates in pharmacy and Institute committees





    • 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.

    Pharmacy regulatory experience preferred.


    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.




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