Facility: University of Colorado Hospital (Aurora, CO)
Department: Outpatient Oncology, Breast Cancer
- Bachelor's degree is required
Primary work environment - Outpatient Breast Center Oncology Clinic
This key Outpatient Oncology Clinical Pharmacist, Breast Center role, based at our UCHealth Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care to Breast Center Oncology patients to assure safe and effective drug therapy.
The Breast Center team at UCHealth, Anschutz Medical Campus, is growing rapidly and offers exciting opportunities to build, and be part of a very rewarding practice. The successful candidate will require independent decision-making, clinical judgement, and in-depth knowledge of Breast Cancer and therapeutics. We are looking for a team oriented, patient-focused individual with a PGY2 residency in Oncology, or PGY1 residency + 5 years of Oncology Clinical experience, or no residency and 7 years of Oncology Clinical experience. As this is a position at UCHealth Metro Denver Region, we will be looking for an individual with a strong clinical background and operational background, as well as an individual with experience in building a clinical pharmacy program within an outpatient Cancer Center clinic.
The Outpatient Breast Center Clinical Pharmacist will work with physicians, nursing staff, and other pharmacists to maximize the benefits of drug therapies and minimize toxicities. The daily activities of the Breast Center Clinical Pharmacist are diverse and will include, but are not limited to, patient education, medication therapy management, creating and validating protocols and treatment plans in order to assure safe and effective drug therapy, activities supporting the UCHealth Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) accreditation, and working with the UCHealth Specialty Pharmacy
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Coordinates and provides the pharmaceutical care of patients for an assigned clinical unit.
Manages pharmaceutical care and protocols as a part of an interdisciplinary team.
Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential or actual drug-related problems.
Provides drug information and education to medical professionals, students, and patients.
Documents interventions and their outcomes for use in drug therapy quality improvement efforts.
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy.
State licensure as a Pharmacist.
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