Position posted by Metroplex Health System. Created: Jul 10, 2014

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Job Description

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Ambulatory Oncology Pharmacy Manager (182735)


This position is responsible for the strategic planning, operations, and business development for a new ambulatory oncology service line within Metroplex Hospital. Areas of responsibility will include program development, operational efficiency, quality and financial outcomes, and annual business planning. This individual will have program accountability for the oncology service line and the development of cancer programs in the ambulatory cancer clinic.

Essential Functions:
  • Complies in all activities with accreditation, legal, regulatory, and safety requirements for a specific practice setting.
  • Coordinates, oversees and participates in direct patient care activity to include clinical services and order entry.
  • Conducts evaluations and professional development for other care providers practicing in the care center. Designs and delivers in-service education for physicians, nurses, technicians, and other healthcare professionals regarding drug therapy issues.
  • Retrieves clinical information for monitoring and review of the medication use process.
  • Provides concise, applicable, timely literature based responses to requests for drug information from healthcare providers and patients. Uses effective patient education techniques to provide counseling and education to patients and caregivers. Develops written clinical information to provide medication related information to healthcare providers.
  • Assists in the acquisition of non-formulary, compassionate use, and investigational medications. Prepares and dispenses medication using appropriate techniques, assures completeness and appropriateness of the order before distribution.
  • Designs, recommends, monitors, and evaluates patient specific pharmacotherapeutic regimens. Ensure continuity of care to and from the acute and ambulatory patient care environments.
  • Utilizes and documents existing clinical intervention policies and procedures.
  • Directs the PI/QI activities in the cancer care center.
  • Precepts students.
  • Must be Texas State licensed or eligible
  • Must have PharmD
  • Hospital clinical experience preferred
  • Completion of Clinical Residency Program in Oncology is preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of management experience is preferred
Pay and Benefits

Metroplex Health System also offers its employees comprehensive health coverage, retirement plans, and many other competitive benefits. This position offers very competitive hourly wage.

Benefits include health plan with optional insurance such as cancer insurance, vision and dental insurance; life insurance; 401K; paid days off (PDO) vacation/illness leave account; short and long term disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; family select life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

How to Apply

Are you ready to become a part of the Metroplex family? Simply click here to visit our website at www.mplex.org to apply for a position or call our Human Resources department at (254) 519-8184 to learn more about this job opportunity.

Interested individuals may also apply in person by visiting the Human Resources Department office, located to the right of the main hospital at 2201 South Clear Creek Road, Killeen, Texas 76549.

Applications of licensed and professional personnel are kept on file for one year. All other applications are kept on file for 90 days.

About Metroplex Health System

Taking care of the sick and hurting is our Christian mission at Metroplex Health System. As a major healthcare provider for Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties, we are dedicated to meeting residents’ needs for quality healthcare services.

Metroplex has 238 licensed beds, employs about 1,200 area residents and cares for more than 125,000 patients each year. Metroplex supports an exceptional staff of more than 150 physicians, representing 36 medical specialties. Metroplex Health System is a not-for-profit Christian organization operated as a community service by the Adventist Health System.

Metroplex Health System employees strive to:
  • Demonstrate Christ's love with compassionate healthcare.
  • Extend services to all, in the likeness of Christ.
  • Encourage and support one another to achieve full potential.
  • Promote a healthful lifestyle, recognize the body is God's temple.

Metroplex Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

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