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Providence Health & Services Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Oncology in Santa Monica, California


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Providence is calling a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Oncology (Full-Time/Day Shift) at Providence Saint Johns Medical Foundation in Santa Monica, CA.

We are seeking a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Oncology that will be responsible for coordination of medication-related services across Providence Saint John's Physician Partners clinics. Responsibilities include promotion of evidence-based, safe, effective drug therapy, standardization of medication practices across clinics, and coordination with drug procurement, inventory management and billing processes.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Initiate, modify and discontinue medications used to treat cancer patients.

  • Time Management so Oncology Pharmacy Responsibilities are in alignment with patient need and scheduling of Oncology Services.

  • Professional Demeanor and interactions with all colleagues and patients.

  • Interpretation and understanding of patient specific medication order and lab results

  • Proficient at Pharmacy order entry, verification of CPOE, and familiar with RN and MD charting within EMR.

  • Exceptional communication with all healthcare providers for the sake of safe provision of Chemotherapy.

  • Collaboration and oversight of the Oncology Pharmacy Technician(s) in order to maintain an environment of Medication Safety.

  • Mixes IV additive solutions and chemotherapy as required using aseptic technique within the laminar flow hood.

  • Collaboration with Oncology Services Leadership, Medical Staff, and Hospital Pharmacy Leadership to maintain and facilitate financial stewardship and clinical excellence/care.


Required qualifications in this position includes:

  • PharmD Graduate from an accredited school of pharmacy in the United States

  • Licensed by the California State Board of Pharmacy as a Registered Pharmacist

Preferred qualifications in this position includes:

  • Completion of a PGY1 ASHP Accredited residency program or equivalent educ/experience

  • Completion of a PGY2 ASHP Accredited Oncology residency program or equivalent educ/experience

  • 2 years Ambulatory or Hospital Oncology Pharmacy experience


  • Licensure as an Advanced Practice Pharmacist

  • Oncology Pharmacy Board certification

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. As part of this growth, Providence Saint John’s Medical Foundation came into flourishing. Saint John’s Medical Foundation is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. The Foundation is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 316042