Lahey Health Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist/Oncology-Infusion Clinic in Beverly, Massachusetts
Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.
Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.
About the Job
This Outpatient Specialty Pharmacist is responsible for optimizing medication management for patients being treated in the oncology infusion clinic, with a focus on patients utilizing specialty pharmacy medications. The pharmacist will interact with patients to gather medication histories, assess adherence, and provide medication education. The pharmacist works closely with the multidisciplinary care team and patient to facilitate access to and/or modify medication therapy to overcome barriers. Knowledge of chemotherapy regimens and confidence in interacting with physicians to discuss treatment plans is necessary. Understanding of specialty pharmacy and prior authorization processes is desired. The pharmacist will also serve as a drug information resource for nurses and providers to meet the operational and clinical needs of the infusion clinic. Additionally, this position will collaborate with the Pharmacy Leadership Team to assist with the continued development and promotion of clinical pharmacy services, as well as support the safe and effective use of medication through multidisciplinary committee involvement.
40 hours per week, day shfit.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is d edicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Bachelor’s degree of Pharmacy from accredited college of Pharmacy, Pharm D preferred.
Licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a Pharmacist in good standing
2+ years of clinical experience within a healthcare environment
Current Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) or Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP) or must obtain certification within the next 2 consecutive annual testing cycles after eligibility.
Strong oncology background to be embedded in the infusion clinic to perform oral and IV chemotherapy patient education, as well as clinical support for the oncology RNs and interventions with the oncologists, required
Committee work and education of pharmacists and technicians are also position expectations.
Certification/License: Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Massachusetts
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