Cedars-Sinai Pharmacist Resident- PGY-2, Oncology in Los Angeles, California

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

The residency in Pharmacy Oncology Practice is designed to provide the resident with one year of postgraduate advanced oncology hospital practice experience. The program will provide training in patient clinical practice, drug distribution, pharmacy management and primary care in the area of oncology. The resident will have the opportunity to emphasize clinical or administrative involvement. The employee performs job duties with sensitivity to the patients' diverse cultural backgrounds.

The employee maintains competency skills to identify medication safety concerns in the age related population and institutes additional measures to provide a safe environment with consideration to the developmental changes in the patient population

Educational Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

Current pharmacy licensure in California or licensure midway through residency year

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Project management skills

Knowledge of office software, e.g., Microsoft Office

Ability to serve as preceptor for students

Knowledge of laws, regulations and standards relative to hospital pharmacy

Clinical knowledge in drug therapy management of common disease, conditions and procedures

Ability to evaluate medications regimen to meet patient needs

BLS certification as outlined in the Pharmacist Responsibilities in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation(C.P.R.) and Code Blue Procedure: Pharmacy Policy and Procedure

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

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Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)

Frequent standing; walking, bending; reaching, occasional sitting, pushing & pulling, lifting of materials up to 40 pounds for distances to 10 feet.

Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, and mechanical failure alarms.

Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other customers.

Able to read information on medication labels

Work Environment (work environments, hazards and exposures the employee may encounter on the job):

Exposure to minimal but constant noise levels.

Repetitive hand motions.

Some functions may include incidental exposure to hazards associated with preparation of cytotoxic medications.

Some functions may require use of protective gear such as gloves and fluid-resistant coats.