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Cedars-Sinai Pharmacist - Angeles Clinic in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

The Cedars-Sinai Angeles Clinic & Research Institute in Los Angeles, California has established an international reputation for developing new cancer therapies, providing the best in experimental and traditional treatments, and expertly guiding and training the next generation of clinicians. We are committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to all patients with cancer. Our board-certified fellowship-trained medical oncologists, surgeons, immunotherapists, pathologists, and dermatologists work closely together to advance cancer care.

Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m - 5:00 p.m

As a Pharmacist at the Cedars-Sinai Angeles Clinic, you will provide therapeutic recommendations and answers medication and patient-related questions from other healthcare providers.

  • Identifies, resolves, and prevents potential and actual medication-related problems including untreated indications, improper drug selection, sub-therapeutic dosage, overdosage, failure to receive medication, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and medications without indication.

  • Provides patients’ and other healthcare providers with education on medication use, side effects, and drug interactions when appropriate.

  • Communicates with physicians and pharmacists to recommend changes in medication therapy to optimize patient outcomes (i.e. labs not at goal, discontinuation of medication).

  • Supports the process of completing medication prior authorizations as needed.

  • Documents of patient progress and outcomes for future reporting.

  • Assures ongoing performance improvement of the pharmaceutical care services provided.

  • Provides physician education through presentations and "Pharmacy Hot Topics" Cedars-Sinai Medical Group internal monthly newsletter.

  • Trains pharmacy residents and students rotating through Cedars-Sinai Medical Group.

  • Participates in meetings within the department.


Educational Requirements:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)


  • CA Pharmacist License

  • Basic Life Support by American Heart Association or American Red Cross

What else are we looking for?

  • USP 795 & 800 strongly preferred

  • EPIC experience strongly preferred

  • Oncology experience is strongly preferred

  • Must be able to prioritize, organize and coordinate work

  • Abilitiy to multi-task in a very busy environment

  • Strong English written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to use Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel, etc)

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting, Standing, walking, sitting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, stooping, balancing, kneeling, crouching, handling, grasping, hearing, talking. The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions. Must be able to perform assigned duties in a demanding work environment.

Req ID : 278

Working Title : Pharmacist - Angeles Clinic

Department : Angeles Clinic - Wilshire

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation

Job Category : Pharmacy

Job Specialty : Pharmacy

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $63.18 - $101.09

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.