Clinical Research Pharmacist - Oncology
- Location: Boston, MA
- Posted: Jan 21, 2019
Reporting to the Cancer Clinical Trials Office Director The Clinical Research Pharmacist will assist the Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator and Cancer Clinical Trials Office staff (principal investigators, research nurses, research assistants, etc.) with aspects pertaining to successful investigational medication management and study conduct.
Practices in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy, Department of Public Health, the Food and Drug Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration, BIDMC Committee on Clinical Investigations (CCI) and all Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) policies and procedures
Maintains certification and credentials in accordance with the Board of Registration and ensures the protection of rights and welfare of human subjects participating in clinical research conducted at BIDMC.
Thoroughly reviews protocols and related documents (pharmacy manuals, investigator brochures, etc.) to extract pertinent information to create templates used for oncology drug ordering and dispensing.
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy required; Doctoral degree in Pharmacy preferred.
Licensed Pharmacist in Massachusetts
1-3 years related work experience required in Direct patient care experience in hospital pharmacy, preferably in an academic medical center setting.
Previous experience in an oncology setting. ASHP accredited residency is a plus.
Previous research experience.
Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
Competencies:Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.
Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.
Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.
Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.
Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.
Age based Competencies:
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects. Sitting most of the time, with walking and standing required only occasionally