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Staff Pharmacist, Hem/Onc Ambulatory Pharmacy

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 104008
Job Family: Pharmacy Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Variable 1st shift, M-F w/ possible WKN coverage
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085039632-Hematology-Oncology Ambulatory Pharmacy

Overview

JOB SUMMARY: The primary responsibilities of the cancer center infusion pharmacist include providing pharmacy services to outpatient cancer center. Key responsibilities include clinical review of medication orders and oncology treatment plans, chemotherapy checking and compounding to ensure safe preparation and delivery. The pharmacist will also serve as a pharmacy resource for all oncology infusion clinics and ensure adherence to all USP 797/800 regulations. The infusion pharmacist works closely with technical staff, nurses, mid-level providers, and physicians to meet the operational, clinical, and research needs of the cancer center. This position will provide order verification support for all other oncology infusion clinics. Maintain appropriate inventory levels and comply with departmental guidelines.

Maintains updated knowledge and skills and contributes to the education of others. There are also opportunities for resident and student precepting as well as cross training in designated areas as assigned. Provides age-appropriate care in accordance with Age Specific Care Guidelines. Attends periodic area and team meetings. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships, and team building. Will be expected to uphold the hospital’s five key values, participate in quality and process improvement activities of the Department of Pharmacy.

Must demonstrate a commitment to high quality patient care and ongoing learning and skills development. Should have good interpersonal, decision making, problem solving, supervisory, and customer services skills. This individual must demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to teamwork, attention to detail, and be flexible to provide services based on the daily needs of the cancer program. 

Position Highlights 

  • Staff Pharmacist, Hem/Onc Ambulatory Pharmacy
  • Full-Time, Variable 1st shift, M-F w/ possible WKN coverage
  • Winston Campus

What We Offer:

  • Day 1 Health Coverage: Choose from either copay or HSA-eligible health insurance options with coverage starting on your first day of work.   
  • Generous PTO: Accrual starts at 25 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters. 
  • Wellness Incentives: Up to $1,350/year in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program.
  • Parental Benefits: Six weeks paid birthing-mother maternity leave & four weeks paid parental leave for non-birthing parents. 
  • Retirement: Up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions.

How You’ll Impact Patient care:

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Process medication orders and prescriptions from physicians and nurses.
  • Supervise technicians to ensure timely and accurate medication dispensing, optimizing staff utilization.
  • Deliver pharmaceutical care for optimal patient outcomes.
  • Contribute to quality improvement efforts through teamwork.
  • Continuously update and document skills and knowledge.
  • Maintain documentation for compliance with standards and regulations.
  • Set personal goals to support departmental objectives.
  • Provide age-appropriate care following guidelines.
  • Foster a cooperative work environment through effective communication and teamwork.

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a B.S. in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is required.
  • Current state pharmacist license in good standing through North Carolina Board of Pharmacy is required.

Nice To Have (Not Required):

  • Completion of an Oncology Residency program or Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacy is preferred. 
  • Minimum of 2-4 years oncology experience is preferred.
  • Experience in hematology oncology and IV sterile compounding preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to patient safety.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced healthcare environment.

Where You Will Work:

  • Working in healthcare in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a rewarding and dynamic experience. This vibrant city is home to renowned healthcare institutions making it a hub for medical professionals and healthcare innovation.
  • As a healthcare professional in Winston-Salem, you will have the opportunity to provide top-notch care to a diverse and engaged community. The healthcare industry here is characterized by a commitment to patient-centered care, cutting-edge medical research, and a collaborative spirit among healthcare providers.
  • Winston-Salem offers a high quality of life with a cost of living that is lower than in many other major cities. You will find a thriving arts and culture scene, beautiful parks, and a keen sense of community. The city's commitment to healthcare extends beyond the hospital walls, with initiatives aimed at improving public health and wellness.
  • Whether you are drawn to clinical care, research, or administration, working in healthcare in Winston-Salem, NC, allows you to be part of a healthcare environment that values excellence, compassion, and the well-being of the community. Join us in contributing to the health and vitality of Winston-Salem, where healthcare is not just a profession but a calling.

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