Department: Pharmacy Oncology

Job Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: Varied

Hours: 8 AM-4 PM/9 AM -5 PM /10 AM-6 PM rotating weekends and holidays

Salary Range: $125,359.07-$188,049.62

Position Summary:

  • Under the general direction of the Director of Pharmacy Services, the Registered Oncology Pharmacist provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care and works with our Infusion Center, Hematology-Oncology Unit and Oncology Physician Practice nursing staff. 
  • This individual will have direct contact with our Hematology/Oncology Physicians, Infectious Disease Physicians, and their patients. 
  • The Oncology Pharmacist will primarily be involved in providing Clinical/Dispensing services for our Hematology/Oncology practices and patients. 
  • The Oncology Pharmacist will also provide Staff Pharmacist/ IV services as needed.
  • The Registered Pharmacist reviews the patient’s medication orders against the patient’s medication profile in accordance with hospital and pharmacy philosophy, policies and procedures and standards. 
  • The Registered Pharmacist is committed to customer service, professional accountability and growth

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Adheres to WPH Performance Standards, Policies, and Behaviors.
  • Utilizes the Pharmacy process to meet the specific medication education, safety, and patient rights needs of oncology patients.
  • Addresses age-specific medication education, safety, and patient rights needs.
  • Monitors Infection Control methods, participates in PI and Risk Management programs and meets established competency standards.
  • Engages in the decision-making process, collaborating with the healthcare team.
  • Demonstrates productivity through punctuality, effective time management, and maintaining professional performance.
  • Shows commitment through in-service attendance, participation in projects, and continuous self-development.
  • Stays updated on federal, state, and WPH regulations, laws, and policies.
  • Assumes accountability for competency standards and welcomes constructive criticism.
  • Maintains a cooperative and professional attitude, effectively communicating with the healthcare team.
  • Adapts to staffing needs and assignments flexibly.
  • Demonstrates conflict resolution skills with a positive attitude.
  • Practices cost containment measures.
  • Complies with all WPH policies, procedures, dress code, and code of conduct.
  • Supervises Pharmacy Assistants.
  • Performs all other assigned duties.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Pharmacy with a minimum of a BS in Pharmacy.
  • NYS Pharmacist license and Current New York registration are required.
  • 2 – 3 years of hospital pharmacy experience;
  • Minimum three (3) of annual CE requirements must be in Chemotherapy/Oncology.
  • Oncology Certification by NYSCHP or BPS or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience in hematology oncology and infusion center operations preferred.
  • Successful completion of Hospital and Departmental Orientation Program, according to hospital and Pharmacy policy and procedure

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrates the ability to establish two-way communication by clearly defining expectations, communicating utilizing a variety of methods, actively listening to ideas and concerns and responding in an appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to act in a professional capacity and serve as a role model. Demonstrates ability to retain composure under stress
  • Poises problem-solving skills
  • Practice good judgment and decision making
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