Clinical Specialist Pharmacy - Oncology: Pharmacy:
Memorial Healthcare System

Memorial Healthcare System
Pembroke Pines Florida

Provides specialized care for the pharmaceutical needs of patients in a clinical area. Serve as a trainer/mentor to students and residents.

Detailed responsibilities:
Manages drug therapy protocols and attend rounds as a part of an interdisciplinary team.
Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential or actual drug-related problems. Verify/Enter medication orders in pharmacy system.
Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.
Documents interventions and their outcomes for use in drug therapy quality improvement efforts.
Attends meetings related to area of specialty. Supports clinical coordinators in developing protocal and MUE's PI, for area of specialty.

Competencies and skills:
STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
DRUG INFORMATION AND PATIENT EDUCATION: Designs and delivers drug information and patient education.
CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS - PHARMACOLOGY: Performs pharmacological clinical interventions and clinical problem solving.
PHARMACEUTICAL CARE: Provides pharmaceutical care to patients.
MEDICATION SAFETY: Utilizes processes and techniques to promote medication safety.
PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"

Accredited Program

Education specialization:

Pharmacist License - FL

Education equivalent experience:
Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy

Other information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: Required Work Experience: 3 years of experience and Board certification, or Residency trained.

Working conditions:
Bending and Stooping 60.00%
Climbing 40.00%
Keyboard Entry 100.00%
Kneeling 40.00%
Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 40.00%
Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 40.00%
Reaching 80.00%
Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 80.00%
Running 60.00%
Sitting 80.00%
Squatting 80.00%
Standing 80.00%
Walking 80.00%
Audible Speech 80.00%
Hearing Acuity 80.00%
Smelling Acuity 60.00%
Depth Perception 80.00%
Distinguish Color 80.00%
Seeing - Far 80.00%
Seeing - Near 80.00%
Bio hazardous Waste 80.00%
Biological Hazards - Respiratory 40.00%
Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 40.00%
Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 40.00%
Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 60.00%
Cytotoxic Chemicals 80.00%
Dust 80.00%
Gas/Vapors/Fumes 60.00%
Hazardous Chemicals 80.00%
Hazardous Medication 80.00%
Latex 80.00%
Computer Monitor 100.00%
Domestic Animals 40.00%
Fire Risk 40.00%
Heating Devices 40.00%
Magnetic Fields 60.00%
Moving Mechanical Parts 80.00%
Needles/Sharp Objects 80.00%
Potential Electric Shock 40.00%
Potential for Physical Assault 40.00%
Radiation 40.00%
Wet or Slippery Surfaces 60.00%

Organizational Profile:
Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region.
Memorial Hospital West's many respected specialty programs include:

Medical and Surgical Services
Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Memorial Cancer Institute
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County's first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit
Memorial Neuroscience Institute
Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program
The Family Birthplace
Women's Services
Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 - and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an A Ranking for Patient Safety.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

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