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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Hematology/Oncology
01/06/2020
11/01/2019
Based on experience
Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner
Little Rock, AR
Position Description
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Medical Center is currently searching for a clinical pharmacy specialist to join our inpatient hematology/oncology service. The preferred candidate will be highly motivated, residency trained and/or have equivalent experience in this adult patient population.

Located in Little Rock, Arkansas, UAMS is the state's only academic health sciences center. We are the state's only Level 1 Trauma Center and recently became the first and only health care provider in Arkansas to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. We are looking for health care professionals who believe in excellence as a way of life.

Job description:
The clinical pharmacy specialist for hematology/oncology/stem cell transplant will provide consultative assistance to physicians, nurses, and other staff of the hematology/oncology/hematopoietic stem cell transplant team and provide pharmaceutical care to patients on this inpatient service. Job responsibilities for this Clinical Pharmacy Specialist include but are not limited to:
• Active participation in protocol and order set development, formulary management, drug utilization reviews, and cost-savings initiatives as required by FACT accreditation standards 7.0 for the transplant program
• Involvement with clinical patient rounds with the medical team and providing optimal selection of pharmacologic agents and design of regimens to maximize therapeutic benefit and minimize toxicity
• Clinical/pharmacokinetic drug monitoring daily with appropriate monitoring parameters for individual drugs and screening for drug interactions
• Participation in discharge planning, transition of care medication reconciliation and the drug approval process
• Providing a significant level of education to professionals and patients
• Collaborating with the other clinical pharmacy specialists in hem/onc on a daily basis, and acting as the liaison between the hematology/transplant services and the inpatient and outpatient pharmacies
• Precepting pharmacy students and residents


Work schedule:
Minimum of 40 hours per week. On rare occasions weekends and holidays may be necessary.

Required Qualifications:
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy or BS Pharmacy Degree
Licensed (or eligible for licensure) to practice as a pharmacist in the state of Arkansas
Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY-1 residency and/or 3 years previous clinical experience in hematology/oncology/transplant
Preferred Qualifications:
Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY2 Residency in Oncology is preferred
Board certification is preferred
Contact Information
Reference Code - Position 50074061
*Please provide the reference code when applying.

Sherry Myatt, PharmD, BCPS
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Pharmacy
4301 West Markham
Slot 571
Little Rock, AR 72205
Telephone: 501-686-7324
Fax: 501-296-1133
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