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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Oncology Pharmacist in Silverdale, Washington

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

We're proud to share that St. Michael Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington (https://engage.yourchi.org/OTM4LUhESC01NTIAAAGF5aeunntWzMKY7bZ8ec_h9MYx18FyGSvJ-1mzaPS0Jl93cdMgM2zN97f1TM2TwxqrF_nlEbg=) state by U.S. News & World Report.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!

Responsibilities

Provides effective, efficient and accurate ambulatory pharmaceutical care that meets both department financial and customer service goals and objectives. Work is performed in accordance with protocols, internal guidelines/standards, and Washington State Board of Pharmacy regulatory requirements.

Work involves the oversight of all aspects of clinic pharmacy operations in a hematology/oncology clinic setting including dispensing medications and intravenous solutions to patients for all types of chemotherapy and ancillary treatments; providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care to adult oncology patients; providing patient counseling and drug therapy monitoring to ensure patients receive safe, efficacious and cost-effective medication therapy.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides pharmaceutical care to all patients serviced by an outpatient oncology pharmacy area.

  • Develops clinical pharmacy standards related to oncology pharmacy according to the pharmaceutical care model and organizational policies/procedures for ensuring the quality of medication therapy.

  • Performs all distributive functions of department; physician order interpretation, order entry into EMR, therapy monitoring, IV admixture functions, checking of technician activity, monitoring delivery systems, computer operation and stock control.

  • Assists pharmacy leadership in support of department clinical functions including, but not limited: ADR, DUE, P&T, on-going clinical staff education, and statistical analysis of Clinical Effectiveness against Cost-to-Benefit Ratio.

  • Counsels, and educates hospital/clinic and customers on drug/OTC information in accordance with department policies and procedures and all applicable Federal and State Laws for ambulatory clinical services to ensure delivery of safe, efficient and cost-effective medication therapy.

  • Works collaboratively with all pharmacy and ancillary staff to meet financial and customer service goals such as medication cost and inventory control, efficient workflow, insurance billing, and controlled substance controls.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D from an accredited school of pharmacy including didactic courses and experiential rotations in pharmaceutical care plus minimum three years work experience in an oncology pharmacy setting that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

  • Attainment of a Doctor of Pharmacy degree is preferred.

  • Completion of an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) post-graduate residency is preferred.

  • Current American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) recognized Board Certification is preferred.

Licensure/Certification

  • Licensure as a registered pharmacist by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Membership in professional organizations such as ASHP, ASCP, WSSHP, APHA is preferred.

  • Current healthcare provider BLS certification.

Pay Range

$59.53 - $86.32 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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