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Research Pharmacist - Oncology

Boston, MA

Jackson Pharmacy Professionals is one of the Nation's leading Pharmacy staffing agencies and is continuing to grow! We're currently searching for a permanent Research Pharmacist. This role requires 3-5 years of hospital pharmacy or research experience as well as a minimum of 2 years of oncology experience or a PGY2 Oncology Residency. 

Research Pharmacist Details:
  • Monday-Friday, day shift 
  • Great benefit package plus 4 weeks of vacation 
  • Competitive annual salary

Research Pharmacist Responsibilities: 
  • Appropriately dispenses pharmaceuticals, including sterile products, chemotherapy, biologics, narcotic medications and investigational medications
  • Verifies that patient profiles contain appropriate clinical data for allergies, height, weight, BSA, clinical problems, and therapeutic monitoring as applicable; reviews all current lab results prior to dispensing
  • Reviews and evaluates all physicians’ medication orders for completeness and appropriateness prior to dispensing; consults with physicians and nurses to clarify orders as needed
  • Provides clinical consultation and suggestions to physicians and nurses regarding appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic selections; makes recommendations for selecting formulary medications and sustains the formulary by minimizing non-formulary procurements
  • Reviews and compares investigational protocols to medication orders for completeness and appropriateness prior to dispensing
  • Monitors drug therapy for contraindications, including but not limited to: drug-drug interaction; drug-nutrient interaction; drug-herb interaction; allergies; and the appropriateness of drug and dose
  • Documents and reports clinical interventions in the safety system; detects and reports adverse drug reactions accurately, in a timely manner and per policy
  • Maintains adequate levels of stock medications and materials for assigned work area; participates in inventory management
  • Orients and supervises pharmacy technicians and coop-students
  • Performs quality control on medication orders and on prepared medications; performs additional quality control activities including but not limited to refrigerator temperature, clinic stock box and manufacturing logs, code cart, hood cleaning and narcotic accountability records
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • Provides in-depth clinical monitoring of patients based on their advanced therapeutic knowledge and ability for resolution of complex patient care problems
  • Participates in the training and orientation of newly hired pharmacists and residents
  • Participates in the development, monitoring, and data collection of drug use evaluation criteria
  • Precepts clinical pharmacy students as assigned
  • May participate in assigned Institute multidisciplinary committees, rounds, and clinic conferences as assigned
Research Pharmacist​ Requirements:
  • 3 to 5 years of hospital pharmacy or research pharmacy experience is required
  • Minimum of 2 years of oncology experience or the completion of a PGY-2 specialty oncology residency
  • MA Pharmacist license in good standing with the board. 

Please apply today for immediate consideration! We will be contacting qualified candidates ASAP. 
Alyson McMillan (Messegee)
Pharmacy National Director - Team Lead
Jackson Pharmacy Professionals
Direct: 407-249-3152 | Fax: 678-495-5318
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