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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed non-profit, acute, quaternary, teaching Level I Trauma Center hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The Department of Pharmacy has over approximately 430 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 2 cancer centers and 3 outpatient pharmacies. We are committed to the education and training of pharmacists, students/interns, residents, technicians, and other health care professionals. We are affiliated with several Schools of Pharmacy and offers PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs. The residency and student experiential programs at CSMC continue to grow with every successive year, where nearly 100 residents have graduated from the PGY1 pharmacy residency program since 1985 and more than 200 student rotations are offered at CSMC annually. Recently, CSMC was recognized and bestowed "Site of the Year" awards by two major affiliated CA Schools of Pharmacy for providing an exceptional experiential learning environment for their students.
Do you work well in a large team environment where critical thinking is essential?
The Pharmacy Associate Director in the area of Oncology & Investigational Drugs will oversee clinical, operational, financial, regulatory and human resources management of cancer centers, inpatient oncology and investigational drug services for the Cedars-Sinai Pharmacy Enterprise. The individual serves as a member of the Pharmacy Leadership Team.
The Associate Director works directly with oncology medical staff leadership, nursing and pharmacy staff to support Cedars-Sinai Cancer. Additionally, the individual ensures quality, safety and compliance for over 250 investigational drug studies for oncology and non-oncology studies.
What will you be doing?
Inpatient and outpatient cancer care
Sterile compounding services
Oral chemotherapy program management
Oncology P&T Committee oversight
Oversight of 13 Disease Research Groups for development and ongoing updating of cancer treatment guidelines and algorithms
Management of investigational drug studies for both oncology and non-oncology
Member of Pharmacy Administrative Staff
Oversight of PGY2 oncology residency
Performance improvement and medication safety for oncology services
Participation in multidisciplinary meetings including but not limited to Oncology P&T and P&T Committee, Cancer Quality and Leadership Committees
Maintaining knowledge of evolving therapeutics and implications for cancer pharmacy services
Maintaining knowledge of evolving reimbursement models in cancer care
Oncology financial stewardship
CA Pharmacist License
What else are we looking for?
Pharm.D., PGY2 oncology training preferred or equivalent experience
Board certification in oncology preferred
Minimum of 5 years management experience in areas listed in job summary
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and team skills
Effective change management skills
Contributions to professional organizations
Working Title: Associate Director - Pharmacy - Oncology & Investigational Drugs
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.