Located in Birmingham, UAB Medicine is one of the top academic medical centers in the United States and Alabamarsquo;s largest single-site employer. In addition to providing health care services for more than 1.6 million patients annually, we are committed to educating medical professionals and advancing medical science through research. UAB Medicine is anchored by UAB Hospital, which has been named one of U.S. News & World Report#39;s Best Hospitals, ranked as Americarsquo;s No. 1 Best Large Employer in 2021 by Forbes magazine, and among the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Beckerrsquo;s Hospital Review, and we received a Top Ten Consumer Choice Award from National Research Corp.
UAB Medicine was recognized as a Magnet-designated organization for the fifth consecutive time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Programreg; and is only the 21st hospital worldwide to receive this designation five consecutive times. UAB Medicine also was designated a Health Care Equality Leader by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for demonstrating leadership in LGBTQ health care and employment. We offer a competitive benefits package, 100% tuition assistance at UAB, and an exciting atmosphere for starting or growing your career.
In this role, you will provide patient-focused pharmacy services including monitoring of therapy, interventions, basic pharmacokinetics, education and medication distribution in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. You will collaborate with physicians, APPs, clinic staff, infusion staff, as well as pharmacists and technicians to provide exceptional patient care for hematology, oncology, BMT, and CAR-T cell patients.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
- Serve as a clinical liaison with inpatient bone marrow transplant teams and bone marrow transplant clinic.
- Accurately assesses the appropriateness of each medication as it is prescribed based on the patientrsquo;s diagnosis, condition, allergies, and medication history, informing physicians of potential adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, or alterations that could improve patient outcome. Promotes rational medication therapy by evaluating all orders in the context of current literature, UAB medication evaluations and the UAB Formulary, contacting the physician and making recommendation for changes when appropriate.
- Provides drug information to patients and family members, physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health care professionals. Shares clinical observations and new information from medical/pharmaceutical literature in order to positively impact the optimal use of medications.
- Actively monitors patient specific response to prescribed therapies; reviewing potential adverse drug reactions and drug interactions to optimize therapy. As needed, re-evaluates prescribed therapy utilizing information gained from patients, patient charts, physician rounds, physician order forms and conversations with other health care professionals, suggesting appropriate changes.
- Supports educational programs of the Division and the department by mentoring pharmacy students preparing for graduation or licensing and by maintaining all required licensure and certification, as well as, attendance at departmental and hospital programs.
- Precept for PGY-2 Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Residency Program.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Relevant hematology/oncology work experience or completion of a PGY2 Oncology residency
- Board Certification in Oncology
Bachelor#39;s degree in Pharmacy required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Licensed Pharmacist by the Alabama Board of Pharmacy (ALBOP) required.
Salary Range: %24104,045.00 - %24169,075.00
Primary Location: UAB Hospital
Job Category: Pharmacy
Organization: 707501000 Pharmacy-Hospital
Employee Status: Regular