About City of Hope
City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.
Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.
A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.Position Summary
The pharmacist is a licensed professional who is responsible for assisting the Director and Managers in the operational aspects of a department or unit. This individual actively works to ensure optimal delivery of pharmaceutical care and service for the Orange County Cancer Center. Responsibilities will include direct oversight of medication ordering, preparation, and distribution, including chemo/immunotherapy ordering and compounding. He/she participates in the supervision of human and material resources, as well as, program planning, and evaluation. He/she provides input into and is expected to meet budget, revenue and expense targets. This position supervises employees, assigns work, coaches, trains, and evaluates performance. It is expected that the individual who holds this position is able to actively participate with peers, subordinates, and supervisors in constructive problem solving, as well as, to facilitate frequent team building interactions with staff.Key Responsibilities include:
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
- Ensures that he or she provides services that are accurate, reliable, courteous and timely.
- Supports the efforts of all care providers to deliver quality care.
- Demonstrates competence appropriate to their role and function in age-specific care.
- Promotes the delivery of quality care consistent with the scope of practice of the discipline.
- Provides and promotes professional practice standards through education and teaching
- Supports care for a defined group of patients using effective delegation, supervision and decision-making skills.
- Adhere to all professional and regulatory standards.
- Promotes collaboration and teamwork among all members of the healthcare team.
- Effectively communicates/educates all customers to meet organizational goals and customer service expectations.
- Maintains current knowledge, skills and competencies through involvement in professional continuing education activities.
- Effectively and efficiently uses resources.
- Fosters involvement in performance improvement activities to promote continuous improvement in care delivery.
- Demonstrates assimilation of core organizational values within own performance.
- Graduate of ACPE-accredited Pharmacy School or School with ACPE accreditation pending. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
Preferred education, experience and skills:
- Current CA Pharmacist License.
- CPR certification or receive one within 3 months of hire date.
- Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
- Oncology experience
- Experience in sterile compounding setting, including hazardous agents (chemo/immunotherapy)
- Experience with EPIC (Willow, Beacon)
- Board Certification in Oncology and/or Pharmacotherapy
- Per diem, day shift
- Minimum availability requirement, 1 day per week (Monday - Friday)
- As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.