MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Pharmacy Specialist -Pharmacy Investigational Drugs in Houston, Texas

The Division of Pharmacy at MD Anderson Cancer Center strives to be the industry leader in providing premier patient-centered care, based on excellence and innovation in patient care, services, research and education. We strive to ensure safe, effective and cost-conscious medication use and to work with our health care colleagues to promote optimal drug therapy outcomes through the development of integrated, quality programs.

Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm or 9:00am- 5:30pm

Key Functions

.1. 1. Create and maintain Investigational Drug formulary.

  1. Provides verbal or written information on investigational drugs to pharmacists, nurses, physicians, patients, and outside callers.

Prepares investigational drug data sheets on new investigational drugs

Updates existing drug data sheets when new information is available.

Consults with sponsor regarding handling, preparation, and administration of investigational drugs.

  1. Supports Investigational Pharmacy Services operations, to include:

Information about patients treated on clinical protocols,

Drug accountability information per protocol to sponsors,

IPS Policies and Procedures (review and update),

  1. Attends (at the request of the Manager, Investigational Pharmacy Services) and contributes to a variety of institutional meetings (i.e. CRC, IRB) involved with the development and evaluation of clinical protocols and investigational drugs. Contributes pharmaceutical, technical, and clinical input to the development of clinical protocols as requested.

Other duties as assigned.

Education Required

Pharm.D degree. Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY 1) and Residency in the area of specialization (PGY 2). Experience as a clinical pharmacist in the area of specialization may substitute for the required residency on a one to one basis.

Certificaton Required:

Eligible to receive a license to practice pharmacy in the State of Texas by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 118,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 147,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 177,000