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Oncology Pharmacist, Registered

Company: White Plains Hospital Center
Location: White Plains
Posted on: January 5, 2019

Job Description:

Job Post Date: 12/24/2018 Category: Professional - Clinical (Non-Nursing) Req #: 10226 Facility: WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL Department: Pharmacy Oncology Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day Hours: M-F, 8-4, 9-5 Job Details: Bachelor of Science Professional License Required Position Summary Under the general direction of the Director of Pharmacy Services, the Registered Oncology Pharmacist provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care and work with our Infusion Center, Hematology Oncology Unit and Oncology Physician Practice nursing staff. This individual will have direct contact with our Hematology/Oncology Physicians, Infectious Disease Physicians, and their patients. The Oncology Pharmacist will primarily be involved in providing Clinical/Dispensing services for our Hematology/Oncology practices and patients. The Oncology Pharmacist will also provide Staff Pharmacist/ IV services as needed. The Registered Pharmacist reviews the patient's medication orders against the patient's medication profile in accordance with hospital and pharmacy philosophy, policies and procedures and standards. The Registered Pharmacist is committed to customer service, professional accountability and growth Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following: 1. Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors. 2. Utilizes all aspects of the Pharmacy process to meet the specific needs of oncology patient in medication education, safety and patient rights into work practice. 3. Utilizes all aspects of the Pharmacy process to meet the age specific needs of the patient in medication education, safety and patient rights into work practice. 4. Utilizes and monitors methods of Infection Control, participates in the PI and Risk Management programs, demonstrates competency by completing all established standards. 5. Utilizes appropriate steps in the decision making process to include recognition, data collection, priority setting, resource utilization, and offering of suggestions through collaboration with the health care team. 6. Productive through punctuality, observing time limits on breaks, using periods of low activity to the pharmacy/ patient benefit, effective time management, consistent level of performance that ensures social/ personal activities do not interfere with work. 7. Shows interest and commitment through attendance at in-services, participation in projects/ PI, maturation towards own self development, maintains current required license requirements and maintains and develops knowledge and skills pertaining to oncology. 8. Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and WPH regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they are changed or modified 9. Assumes accountability for completion of competency standards and accepts constructive criticism and follows through to implement corrective measures. 10. Is cooperative and professional though response to change, assistance to peers and effective communication among the health care team. 11. Flexible in staffing and adjustment to assignments. 12. Maintains a positive attitude with positive responses requiring conflict resolution. 13. Practices cost containment measures. 14. Adheres to all WPH policies and procedures, dress code, behavioral standards/code of conduct, customer service, and meets all mandatory in-services and standard for attendance. 15. Supervises Pharmacy Assistants. 16. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Education & Experience Requirements ? Graduate from an accredited school of Pharmacy with minimum of a BS in Pharmacy. ? NYS Pharmacist license and Current New York registration required. ? 2 - 3 years hospital pharmacy experience; ? Minimum three (3) of annual CE requirements must be in Chemotherapy/Oncology. ? Oncology Certification by NYSCHP or BPS or equivalent preferred. ? Experience in hematology oncology and infusion center operations preferred. ? Successful completion of Hospital and Departmental Orientation Program, according to hospital and Pharmacy policy and procedure Core Competencies Demonstrates the ability to establish two-way communication by clearly defining expectations, communicating utilizing a variety of methods, actively listening to ideas and concerns and responding in an appropriate manner. Demonstrates the ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations. Demonstrates the ability to act in a professional capacity and serve as a role model. Demonstrates ability to retains composure under stress Poises problem solving skills Practice good judgment and decision making Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment ? May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital's Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc. ? Ability to act in a professional capacity and serve as a professional role model ? Communicate effectively in written and verbal English ? Must be physically able to ambulate or be stationary for extended periods of time. ? Requires manual dexterity for computer work, ability to focus and concentrate. ? Able to perform difficult manipulative arm-hand steadiness and hand-eye coordination skills. Must be physically able to meet all regulatory requirements ? Position requires ability to concentrate on fine detail with interruption and attend to tasks for more than 60 minutes at a time. Individual must be able to understand and relate to theories behind several related concepts and remember multiple tasks given during the course of a day ? Sees objects closely and far away and hears normal sounds with some background noises ? Tasks that involve exposure to chemotherapeutic agents. Requires the knowledge and use of Universal Precaution techniques. May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform Pharmacy tasks. Any chemicals/substances the employee may be exposed to is noted in the MSDS manual located on the WPH Intranet or Switchboard ? Must be physically able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time ? Must be able to perform word processing/computer work and use of transcription equipment for extend periods of time ? Use of coordination an dexterity to operate word processing, remove and install toners/ink, labels etc ? Must be physically able to move, remove and transport heavy objects more than 30 lbs. ? Must have the ability to concentrate for extended periods of time and with distractions ? Perform repetitive functions ? Must be able to detect and communicate with internal and external customer as well as inspect deliveries for accuracy.

Keywords: White Plains Hospital Center, White Plains , Oncology Pharmacist, Registered, Healthcare , White Plains, New York

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