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UT Southwestern Medical Center

BMT Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Simmons Cancer Center

  • Dallas, TX

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UT Southwestern Medical Center

BMT Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Simmons Cancer Center

LocationDallas, TX

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JOB SUMMARY


The BMT Clinical Pharmacist Specialist is an essential member the multidisciplinary Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) program at UT Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in North Texas and one of just five in the entire Southwest. This Clinical Pharmacist Specialist will support this highly specialized BMT program in both an inpatient (hospital) and an outpatient (ambulatory clinic) setting. This position’s responsibilities include being scheduled rotating weekend shifts on the BMT Unit in Williams P. Clements Jr. University Hospital (CUH) and the occasionally to travel to the Simmons Cancer Center’s satellite clinics in the DFW area to support the program.


The BMT clinical pharmacist specialist responsibilities include:


Manages clinical activities, priorities, and problems, pharmacist staffing and workloads.


Provides status report to pharmacy management effectively communicating issues, concerns, and suggestions as appropriate.


Manages and develops clinical initiatives and determines therapeutic alternatives when drug shortages are identified and communicates with medical staff leadership and key stakeholders.


Assists with budget preparation and daily financial activity specifically in relation to high cost drugs.


Assists with budget preparation and daily financial activity specifically in relation to high cost drugs.


Assists the Director and Assistant Vice President of Pharmacy with meeting administrative goals and objectives.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE


EXPERIENCE:

Must meet one of the following requirements:

Completion of both PGY1 and PGY2 in Pharmacy Oncology from an ASHP-accredited residency program; OR •


Completion of PGY1 from an ASHP-accredited residency program and 5 years as a pharmacist in a progressive clinical practice in oncology; OR


8 years as a pharmacist in a progressive clinical practice in oncology.


Previous experience as a clinical pharmacist in Hematology-Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant is strongly desired.


EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science (BS) degree or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy is required.


Completion of ASHP-accredited PGY-1 and PGY-2 in Oncology Pharmacy Residency Programs is preferred.


CREDENTIALS:

Must possess all the following licenses and/or certifications:


Registered as a Licensed Pharmacist by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP);

Sterile compounding (IV) certification from an ACPE-accredited program; AND

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification with course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA).


BPS board certification in oncology pharmacy is preferred.

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