The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist II in leukemia is responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services to patients in a ambulatory leukemia and will work closely with physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and pharmacists to provide comprehensive patient care for outpatients. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist II will also be responsible for counseling patients starting new intravenous and/or oral antineoplastics; performing clinical assessments; performing adherence and toxicity checks for patients on active therapy; answering drug-information questions; reviewing chemotherapy orders for select providers prior to patients going to infusion; and assisting with drug access.
Employees must reside in MA, NH or RI
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Clinical Services Pharmacist II must meet the following requirements to be hired and maintain their position in the Pharmacy Department at DFCI.
All Pharmacists require a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of Pharmacy.
PGY2 residency in area of specialty (preferred) or PGY1 plus 2 years of clinical specialist experience in oncology or 5 years of clinical specialist experience in oncology required.
Must be licensed to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Pharmacists must attain board certification in their specialty area within 18 months of employment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong. As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff. Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.
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.