FortMyersRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Fort Myers jobs

Pharmacist - Oncology

Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: May 16, 2020

Job Description:


LOCATION: 9299 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL
TYPE: Full-Time
SHIFT: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM


Gulf Coast Medical Center (TOP 250 Hospitals in U.S. -( Healthgrades)
Lee Health
Seeking Oncology trained Pharmacists

Oncology is coming to an expanded Gulf Coast Medical Center from Lee Memorial Hospital .
The COVID-19 challenge will pass and we will return to normal operations

We will be seeking experienced oncology pharmacists to facilitate the transition and to train staff when this occurs - Please apply for these challenging position for future consideration
The expanded Oncology unit (72 large, private patient rooms) will be staffed by Pharmacists 7 days per week, 10 hour shifts per day. The pharmacists will work between the hours of 8a - 8p and cover every other weekend.

This is a decentralized position where the candidate will work directly with Oncology care givers using an interdisciplinary team based, patient centered approach to delivering the best possible outcomes.
The addition of Oncology presents us with some of the highest acuity patients seen in acute care.

The pharmacist is responsible for the preparation, dispensing, and monitoring of medications used throughout the facility. The pharmacist is expected to sustain an environment for the safe, rational, effective, and efficient use of medications prescribed to patients of all age groups. Pharmacists are responsible for the direct supervision of technical support personnel. All job duties shall be performed in accordance with all applicable State and Federal laws, applicable regulatory agency standards, professional practice standards, and policies and procedures of the health system/pharmacy department.

* Accurately and efficiently verifies or transcribes medication orders into patient medication profiles. Assesses all orders for completeness to ensure that appropriate medications, dosages, dosage intervals, route of administration and special instructions/order comments have been accurately transcribed.
* Effectively utilizes the patient medication profile, pertinent lab data, or other drug monitoring parameters to screen for drug allergies, significant drug interactions, contraindications, therapeutic duplications, and proper dosage with respect to age and other patient-specific parameter. Maintains and updates accurate and complete information in the patient medication profile with relevant patient specific information (allergies, height, weight, FYI notations.
* Ensures the clinical appropriateness of medication prescribing and reconciles and resolves any drug-related problems directly with the prescriber. Responds appropriately to clinical alerts for allergies, interactions and therapeutic duplications. Recommends additions or modifications to drug therapy regimens and corresponding monitoring plans to prescribers Actively participates in medication reconciliation efforts for oncology and palliative care patients.
* Actively and consistently participates in supporting departmental clinical service activities which includes:
-- Providing drug information, clinical consultation, and clarifications of drug therapy to healthcare professionals.
-- Detecting, assessing and concisely reporting adverse drug reactions, medication errors, and good catches in the incident reporting system.
-- Consistently documenting relevant clinical consultations (iVents) and clinical notes in the electronic medical record.
-- Effectively dosing medications per pharmacokinetic and renal dosing protocols. Monitors and interprets appropriate clinical data and recommends rational dosing changes when necessary.
-- Upholding the pharmacy formulary, therapeutic substitution protocols, and other specific drug protocols as required.
-- Attending interdisciplinary patient care rounds, providing in-service education to patients, healthcare practitioners, or other community groups and serving as a Pharmacy representative for other committee
-- Facilitating compliance with applicable medication related core measures
-- Participates in Pharmacist to Patient Medication Education (PPME) activities and documents completion in appropriate section in medical record

* Demonstrates initiative and is proactive in effectively and efficiently following through on problems and pertinent operational issues requiring immediate attention/resolution. Does not leave unresolved problems for co-workers or next shift and facilitates communication of handoffs of relevant patient care issues. Uses sound judgment to make effective decisions. Effectively uses time management skills.
* Verifies the accuracy and labeling of all medications that are prepared, repackaged, compounded, and dispensed from the pharmacy. Accurately prepares, reconstitutes, dilutes, calculates, and measures doses of parenteral medications according to USP 797 guidelines and professional standards of aseptic technique. Instructs staff on the proper/safe handling of chemotherapy agents.
* Effectively oversees, directs, and prioritizes the activities of pharmacy technicians and accurately checks all work completed by support personnel. Effectively supervises operations of the pharmacy department when supervising personnel are not on duty. Performs routine clerical duties and pharmacy technician responsibilities, as staffing needs dictate.
* Ensures the appropriate storage, accountability, and security of medications throughout the facility by supervising or conducting monthly nursing unit inspections or nursing unit rounds. Actively participates in inventory control and materials management functions of the department including compassionate medication program patients. Assists in maintaining adequate levels of medications and supplies in active dispensing areas, rotating stock, and reordering of medications/supplies. Receives, issues, inventories, maintains accurate records, and executes appropriate controls for the distribution and storage of controlled substances throughout the facility.
Prepare for the move of your life . Lee Health is one of the largest not-for-profit public health system's in the country. We celebrate over 100 years of care to our community, and we continue our growth at
Gulf Coast Medical Center.

Lee Health is a drug/tobacco-free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is required.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Lee Health, Fort Myers , Pharmacist - Oncology, Healthcare , Fort Myers, Florida

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Healthcare Jobs

Medical Social Worker
Description: Medical Social Worker br Location: br br br br 9299 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL br br br Department: br Categories: Clinical Support, Professional br Type: Full-Time br Shift: (more...)
Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: 06/7/2020

LPG Pediatric Infectious Disease Physician
Description: LPG Pediatric Infectious Disease Physician br Location: br br br br 9981 So HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL br br br Department: GCHSWF Peds Infectious Disease br Categories: Physician (more...)
Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: 06/7/2020

Physician: Hematology or Medical Oncologist Opportunity in Florida - J
Description: A large not-for-profit public health system in Florida needs an additional hematology or medical oncologist due to growth. The incoming physician will have access to leading-edge equipment and technology, (more...)
Company: CompHealth
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: 06/7/2020

RN Oncology
Description: RN Oncology br Location: br br br br 9299 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL br br br Department: Lee Health br Categories: Nursing br Type: Full-Time br Shift: 7:00 AM-7:30 PM br (more...)
Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: 06/7/2020

Resource Nurse Critical Care (Float) - Full Time Benefited -Float RN - Day and Night
Description: Resource Nurse Critical Care Float - Full Time Benefited -Float RN - Day and NightLocation: br br 13691 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers, FL br br Department: br br Categories: Nursing br br (more...)
Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: 06/7/2020

Team Lead Pharmacy Information Systems (Epic Willow Inpatient)
Description: Team Lead Pharmacy Information Systems Epic Willow Inpatient Location: br br 9299 College Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL br br Department: IS Clinical Systems br br Categories: IT br br Type: Full-Time (more...)
Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: 06/7/2020

LPG Non-Invasive Cardiologist
Description: LPG Non-Invasive Cardiologist br Location: br br br br 9299 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL br br br Department: Lee Health br Categories: Physician br Type: Full-Time br Shift: (more...)
Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: 06/7/2020

Multiple openings in an established Florida practice near Tampa!
Description: Internal Medicine opening in Lakeland, Florida. This and other physician jobs brought to you by An established primary care group is seeking an additional physician near
Company: The Curare Group, Inc
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: 06/7/2020

Certified Nursing Assistant Cna
Description: Certified Nursing Assistant Cna - HCR ManorCare Inc.DescriptionHCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical
Company: Jobble - HCR ManorCare Inc.
Location: Bonita Springs
Posted on: 06/7/2020

Aveanna Healthcare: Licensed practical nurse LPN
Description: Job Description Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Now Offering Paid Time Off PTO Benefits Aveanna Healthcare, the largest pediatric home health care company in the U.S., is hiring compassionate Licensed (more...)
Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: 06/7/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Florida jobs by following @recnetFL on Twitter!

Fort Myers RSS job feeds