Boston Medical Center Pharmacy Clinical Specialist (S) in Boston, Massachusetts

Pharmacy Clinical Specialist (S)

Job ID 4814116 Date posted 06/05/2017

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Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It´s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet – an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.

BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Position title: Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Hematology/Oncology

Under the supervision of the Clinical Pharmacy Manager-Hematology/Oncology, and according to department policies, procedures, and guidelines, is responsible for the dispensing of prescribed specialty pharmaceuticals. Ensures optimum patient outcomes related to specialty medication use by preventing or resolving drug-related issues and optimizing the drug therapy of patients. Provides drug information to patients and families, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Integrally involved in education of pharmacists, residents and students. Additionally, the Pharmacy Clinical Specialist coordinates clinical projects, assists with formulary coordination and policy revision, ensures billing compliance and revenue capture and helps to lead other projects as needed

Serves as a resource and drug expert in all specialty medications. Help maximize specialty pharmacy volume. Strives to increase knowledge through research and writing activities.

Experience

  • PharmD + PGY2 training or Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacy or

  • With post-graduate training (PharmD or general residency),

  • Must have at least 3 years of pertinent work experience Hematology Oncology or

  • With Bachelor’s Degree as highest level of education:

  • Must have at least five years of work experience in Hematology Oncology