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LCMC Health Oncology Clinical Pharmacist in New Orleans, Louisiana

Touro Infirmary has been in the vanguard of medical excellence for 168 years. As one of New Orleans most enduring monuments, Touro Infirmary stands for stability. Tens of thousands of babies have been born here, and we have treated more than a million people. Our modern facilities utilize the latest technology. Touro offers a full range of services including emergency services, preventive diagnostics, surgical care, women’s services, cardiology, cancer treatment, rehabilitation, imaging, orthopedics, stroke care and more. In its history, Touro Infirmary has cared for generations of New Orleanians. Our patients and the community can count on our ongoing commitment the health and wellbeing for generations to come.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of the Oncology Clinical Pharmacist is to monitor and evaluate drug therapy appropriateness based on patient's health status following institutional protocols and procedures. As an oncology clinical pharmacist, you will monitor lab results for changes in organ function, both as a result of chemotherapeutic organ toxicity, as well as normal metabolite affected organ changes and recommend drug dosage adjustments accordingly. This pharmacist will have an extensive knowledge of the various treatment options for a wide variety of malignancies. These treatment regimens include chemotherapeutic agent management, pain management agents, and those regimens that treat the side effects of other therapeutic regimens.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • 3 years hospital IV experience

  • 2 years experience continuous chemotherapy preparation.

  • 2 years experience of:

  • Chemotherapy Dose Calculations

  • Chemotherapy Patient Assessment

  • Adult Neonatal TPN preparations

  • Neonatal Dose Calculations

  • PharmD degree or equivalent clinical experience from an accredited college of pharmacy.

  • Pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, clinical analytical skills, microbiology and laboratory monitoring.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office.

  • Skills in multi-disciplinary team involvement with direct patient care.

  • Must have or be eligible for Pharmacy licensure in the State of Louisiana.

  • Basic Life Support/CPR

    Preferred:

  • Residency training (general practice residency + oncology specialty residency training is preferred or equivalent experience).

    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Touro Infirmary reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.

    Touro Infirmary is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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