Oncology Clinical Specialist - Pharmacy

Open Date 8/22/2017
Division Reading Hospital

The pharmacy Clinical Specialist is responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and direction of clinical pharmaceutical services to achieve high quality standard of care in pharmacy services related specific areas of clinical expertise throughout the continuum. Provides specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes for patients. Collaborates with the pharmacy managers in developing training and education programs and evaluation processes for clinical activities of the pharmacist staff in the clinical specialist's specific area of clinical expertise. Prepares formulary review and drug use evaluations of medications used in the area of clinical expertise for presentation to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Participates in multidisciplinary teams related to clinical pharmacy initiatives. Achieves and maintains participatory management and partnership with the other pharmacy Clinical Specialists. Achieves and maintains satisfactory working relationships with pharmacy leadership, pharmacy staff and other departments and offices throughout the system, including committees and administrators. Places a strong emphasis on patient care with the patient as the highest priority and central focus in all endeavors and undertakings of the individual and the department.

Position Requirements PharmD; will accept BS in Pharmacy with equivalent experience in lieu of PharmD. PA Pharmacist License required. Board eligible for Pennsylvania licensure may be accepted in lieu of actual license; PA Pharmacist License required with 4 months. Successful completion of a post-graduate residency or equivalent experience in specific area of expertise required.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Special Notes
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
Hours Bi-Weekly 80

Reading Shift Day