Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
August 10, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Pharmacist WVCI – Central Oregon’s largest private practice Oncology Center – is looking for a Pharmacist to join their ranks. As the center grows and expands – offering more advanced treatment therapies and participating in cutting edge clinical trials – a new Pharmacist is needed to keep up the increased bandwidth. This individual will dispense from the retail pharmacy and counsel patients on oral oncolytic therapies – and help manage clinical care with our providers. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience (required), and preferably some exposure to the complications of oncological pharmacology.
Employment Type: Full Time – 1.0 FTE (4x10 schedule) Benefits: M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location: Eugene, OR
JOB SCOPE: Oversees pharmaceutical care plans in designated specialty area or product line, including initial patient evaluations, development of care plans, and ensuring treatment plans are carried out. Ensures ongoing review of patient clinical status. Recommends adjustments to drug therapy based on clinical status and treatment outcomes. Coordinates with clinical providers to ensure all aspects of pharmaceutical care are delivered in a safe and timely manner. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
More About The Company Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center is an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends. We are committed to excellence which means providing the latest in cancer-fighting medical treatments and technologies.
Located in the beautiful Eugene-Springfield area, a mid-sized community where you can experience the splendor of all four seasons in a moderate climate. The South Willamette Valley is known for being wine country, and Eugene is a haven for wine lovers and craft beer enthusiasts. Superb skiing or a walk on the beach is within an hour's drive.
As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, WVCI participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 75 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Eugene, Corvallis, and Springfield communities with three clinical offices located throughout the Central Oregon area.
To learn more about WVCI and its daily mission, please visit our website at www.oregoncancer.com.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs initial patient evaluations and work-up as it pertains to disease status and anticipated prescribed therapy.
Collects, analyzes, interprets and evaluates appropriate data relative to patient therapy. Obtains histories and other patient data to optimize drug therapy.
Establishes therapeutic objectives and monitors patient for desired therapeutic outcomes. Evaluates the significance of signs and symptoms relative to disease processes and recommends modifications in drug therapy.
Detects and evaluates the clinical importance of adverse reactions and complications associated with drug therapy. Provides counseling and answers questions from patients, family and health care professionals concerning drug therapy.
Maintains active involvement with clinicians in the development and implementation of a standard drug order format and ordering process.
Maintains thorough and appropriate documentation in the patient clinical chart of physician orders and communication with other health care professionals.
Coordinates with physician staff and service providers in planning and implementing patient care plans to ensure safe and timely delivery of drug therapy.
Reviews and performs QA checks on all new and repeat medication orders. May prepare or supervise the preparation and dispensing of drug therapy according to Company policies and procedures.
Presents training and in-service programs as necessary.
May supervise the activity of Pharmacy Technicians.
Experience and Education:
Bachelors or Pharm. D. degree from an accredited school of pharmacy.
Minimum 5 years of experience as registered pharmacist.
Experience in a pharmacy with I.V. skills, oncology, or specialty area background required.
Valid state licensure as a Registered Pharmacist.
Additional Salary Information: Pay DOE - Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs, and MORE!
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About Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually