University of California - San Diego #93566 Oncology Pharmacist – Encinitas Infusion in San Diego, California

#93566 Oncology Pharmacist – Encinitas Infusion

Filing Deadline: Thu 5/31/2018

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/22/2018 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Under general supervision, the Pharmacist II is responsible for provision and documentation of medications and medication-related services to patients, according to standards established by the Department of Pharmacy. Serve as preceptor to pharmacy residents and students as assigned. Participate in Medical Center and Departmental committees and promote institution-wide medication use policy.

This position will review and verify chemotherapy regimens and oversee chemotherapy admixtures. Serve as a preceptor to pharmacy residents and students as assigned; participate In Medical Center, Cancer Center and Department of Pharmacy committees and promote institution-wide medication use policy. Provide progressive pharmaceutical care services for the oncology patients.


  • Doctorate of Pharmacy degree or equivalent clinical experience.

  • Registered Pharmacist license issued by the state of California (RPH).

  • Pharmacy residency or equivalent clinical experience.

  • Must have experience in the area of hematology, oncology.

  • Must have a basic knowledge of solid tumors and common treatments.

  • Must be able to education, monitor, and order follow labs for those patients on common oral chemotherapy regimens.

  • Must have great communication skills working with other health care professionals.

  • Must be able to supervise pharmacy technicians.


  • PGY2 Oncology Residency.

  • Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP).

  • Prior experience in Inpatient Pharmacy, Ambulatory Infusion Center and Retail settings.


  • Must be able to work various hours, shifts and locations based on business needs.

  • Hours are variable (8 to 10 hours shifts) including every other weekend and rotating holidays (up to every other), coverage for sick calls and vacation.

  • Must be willing to rotate to all pharmacy areas/sites.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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Infusion Pharmacy

Salary Range

Commensurate with Experience



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HX Contract

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Work Schedule:

Variable, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Sun

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