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Ambulatory Oncology Pharmacist Practitioner

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.UNC Rex is searching for an Ambulatory Oncology Pharmacist Practitioner to start a new practice in our brand new Rex Oncology Center. This position will work with providers in a generalist oncology model to develop and independent practice and support oral oncolytics. The successful candidate will work with pharmacy leadership and onsite oncologists to become a Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP) which will allow for independent practice and prescribing authority in an approved scope.
Summary:
A Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP) functions as part of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in accordance with privileges approved by the credentialing committee to provide high quality, cost effective care to patients in collaboration with a supervising physician and healthcare team.Responsibilities:
1. Clinical Responsibilities: Builds a clinical practice that collaborates with physicians and providers to care for clinic patients. Works closely with clinic physicians and providers to determine appropriate treatment plans. Provides longitudinal dosing and monitoring of appropriate regimens. Aligns daily practice with medication management goals set forth by the institution or pharmacy director, including medication use evaluations and medication reconciliation. Educates patients and families about their treatment plans and subsequent medication management including lab monitoring. Educates staff on guideline updates and practice advancements associated with this patient population. Manages toxicities and adverse effects caused by medication regimens for patients seen in the clinic. Manages transitions of care for patients from the acute to ambulatory care setting and vice versa.
2. Distributive Responsibilities: Identifies and enrolls eligible patients in specialty pharmacy services including UNC SSC Pharmacy, and serves as a contact for the clinic. Aligns daily responsibilities to support retail distributional operations. Conducts patient onboarding and follow-up phone calls to support Pharmacy Adherence Centered Therapy (PACT). Coordinates with the UNC SSC Pharmacy and the UNC Medication Assistance Program (MAP).
3. Precepting/Teaching/Scholarly activities: Educates UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy students and UNC Medical Center pharmacy residents on experiential rotations. Educates clinic staff on guideline updates and practice advancements. Serves as a standing committee member on select groups of committees within UNC Medical Center and/or Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Designs and implements projects. Conducts research; prepares and submits manuscripts for publication.
4. Leadership: Provides instruction to physicians, nurses, ancillaries, residents and/or students including but not limited to precepting, shadowing, lectures, in-services and CE. Develops programs/lectures and participates in community outreach programs. Leads quality improvement initiatives.
5. Quality: Engages in continuous quality improvement by identifying and implementing processes for improvement. Consults with management in assessment, problem-solving, decision-making, and evaluating clinical/system issues and models of care. Develops new clinical programs or services within the clinic/department to improve patient care.
Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy.Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    • CPP must by a registered Pharmacist and licensed CPP in the state of NC. Credentialing and Privileging must be completed through the appropriate UNC HCS accrediting body as an APP prior to start date.Professional Experience Requirements:
      • North Carolina registered Pharmacist:. BS Pharmacy or Pharm D. BPS Certification or Geriatric Certification or ASHP residency program + 2 years of experience
      • North Carolina Registered Pharmacist:. Pharm D. 3 years experience. 1 certificate program
      • North Carolina Registered Pharmacist:. BS Pharmacy. 5 years experience. 2 certificate programsKnowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
        Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: UNC REX Healthcare
        Organization Unit: Rex Oncology Infusion PharmacyWork Type: Full Time
        Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:RaleighExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Durham , Ambulatory Oncology Pharmacist Practitioner, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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