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Scripps Health Advance Practice Pharmacist - BMT/Oncology in San Diego, California

/At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work./

/You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential./

As part of the Scripps Health pharmacy team, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians provide a broad range of clinical services at our sites to deliver high-quality, efficient services to patients and staff. They enjoy a practice environment that offers state-of-the-art technology and innovative tools in a collaborative and supportive workplace. Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center is a comprehensive and clinically integrated cancer care program. With our partnership with MD Anderson, this Advance Practice Pharmacist (APP) will be able to work with an expanded, prestigious oncology healthcare team in order to build and grow the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) and Oncology program. Additionally, the APP will be responsible for reviewing chemotherapy orders and treatment plans for our Encinitas and La Jolla hospitals.

The Advance Practice pharmacist assumes clinical pharmacy leadership responsibilities for area of specialized care. Active in hospital and system clinical program planning. Provides direct patient care as a provider under the privileges and credentialing program of Scripps Health pharmacy department. Operates under a collaborative practice agreement in the area of specialization identified. Participates in evaluation and management of diseases and health conditions including: performing patient assessment, orders and interprets laboratory values, and can refer patients to other providers. Initiates, adjusts, modifies or discontinues drug therapy within the scope of the collaborative practice agreement and area of specialization. Collaborates with healthcare team to provide optimal medication management for patients within defined practice area. Evaluates the clinical practice for patient care and monitors process for continuous improvement. Participates in research, publication and presentations at state and national organizations. Oversees pharmacy program within their area of specialization ensuring competencies of pharmacists, up to date protocols and drug therapy guidelines and oversees quality assurance in defined area of practice. This is a pharmacy leadership position functioning to advance practice within a designated scope of responsibility.

This is a full time, salaried position at Scripps Green Hospital, generally Monday through Friday.

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • BS Pharmacy or Pharm.D. Degree: plus 3-5 years experience in Hospital pharmacy practice and Clinical pharmacy practice (inpatient or ambulatory) in area of specialization.
  • PGY1 residency and PGY2 residency or equivalent hospital patient care experience, plus 1 year of practice in area of specialization working under collaborative agreement or health system protocols required

Required Certification/Registration:

  • California Pharmacist License
  • AHA BLS for the health care provider and ACLS certifications required prior to being trained to respond to codes.
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) or other nationally accredited certification

Job: *Pharmacy

Organization: *Scripps Green Hospital

Title: Advance Practice Pharmacist - BMT/Oncology

Location: Central San Diego County-LA JOLLA-SCRIPPS GREEN HOSPITAL

Requisition ID: 1051321