Job Description

Pharmacist

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Hours: Most hours between 530AM and 630PM. Approximately 1 in 6 weekends, 1 Holiday per year, and nights as needed. Shifts are 8 hours

Job Summary/Purpose

Under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, a clinical pharmacist is responsible for all services, both distributive and clinical, within the ambulatory infusion setting and inpatient units. Clinical pharmacists are essential to our care model within CTCA. They are accountable for working directly with multidisciplinary teams in the Medical Oncology and Surgical Oncology units to provide high-quality evidence-based care as well and discharge counseling services. Pharmacists practice through hospital policies, practice agreements and clinical guidelines to manage disease states and chemotherapy toxicities, perform pharmacokinetic services and ensure safe, cost-effective, evidence-based use of medications. In addition to inpatient rounding shifts, the pharmacist is also responsible for staffing in our ambulatory infusion center. Responsibilities include chemotherapy verification, medication dispensing, drug information and close collaboration with oncologists, midlevel providers and infusion center nurses.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education

Current Illinois State Registered Pharmacist license required. Completion of pharmacy residency program or equivalent hospital pharmacy experience preferred. Background in oncology pharmacy preferred.

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We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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