Facilitates the development, implementation, and maintenance of systems that promote desirable patient outcomes through the use of available resources by coordinating patients' pharmaceutical needs with the prescribers and nurses. Manages distribution or dispensing of chemotherapy and non-chemotherapy medications in a safe and efficient manner according to department policy. The major job responsibilities of this position are leadership, drug distribution, clinical intervention, teaching, training, and continuing education. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.
- Graduate of an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy with a BS or PharmD degree.
- 2-4 years in a hospital pharmacy department with at least 1 year of oncology pharmacy services experience in a comprehensive, contemporary pharmaceutical care setting.
- Current D.C. license as a Pharmacist.
- Knowledge of the theory and practice of oncology pharmacy service.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Must demonstrate and maintain knowledge and skills in providing appropriate care for oncology patients in the following age groups: geriatrics, adult, adolescent, pediatric, and neonate.
- Must demonstrate knowledge in understanding of changes in physiology in various age groups, understanding of drug pharmacokinetics and toxicities in various age groups, and understanding of proper selection of drugs.
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
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