Clinical Pharmacists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center initiate and ensure the quality of pharmacy drug distribution services in all patient care areas. They assume direct responsibility of direct medication distribution, TV admixtures, safety and efficacy of prescribed drug therapy in accordance with laws and regulations governing pharmacists and the practice of pharmacy by the appropriate stat and federal agencies.
We currently have open Clinical Pharmacist roles in Cardiology and Oncology and a PGY2 Residency in Critical Care:
This position will be responsible for providing a comprehensive clinical pharmacy practice in adult Internal Medicine with expertise in Cardiology. The clinical pharmacist will actively participate in direct patient-centered care and integrated clinical pharmacy services with multidisciplinary teams in a decentralized practice setting. The clinical pharmacist will have the opportunity to develop, implement and manage pharmacotherapy programs to enhance patient care and medication safety. The clinical pharmacist will also be expected to participate in quality improvement projects, involve in hospital committees such as pharmacy and therapeutics committee, as well as precept students and pharmacy residents.
The Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center delivers advanced cancer care in collaboration with affiliates throughout Eastern Massachusetts and is committed to providing patients with personalized treatment, clinical excellence and compassionate care. The Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is proud to be recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) Certification Program for meeting the highest quality standards for cancer care. The Cancer Center’s QOPI Certification in 2012 was one of the first awarded to an academic medical center. BIDMC is the only hospital in Boston s with this status. As a founding member of the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), Beth Israel Deaconess is part of the largest cancer research consortium in the country, with access to a broad array of the most current clinical trials. At BIDMC, our robust clinical trials program includes leukemia, multiple myeloma, lymphoma and bone marrow transplant treatment studies.
This clinical pharmacist position focuses on the delivery of safe, high-quality, cost-effective medication therapy to the hematology/oncology patient populations with secondary support of surgical populations. The position provides direct patient care and pharmaceutical services to cancer patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. The clinical pharmacist will be expected to participate in multidisciplinary patient care rounds, collaborate with providers and nursing staff, clinically review and assess chemotherapy treatment plans, verify medication orders for medical oncology and surgery patients, and dispense oncolytic medications. The position will have opportunities to work with the oncology team and oncology pharmacy clinical coordinator on patient and provider education, guideline/policy development, performance improvement projects, pharmacy resident precepting, and clinical practice enhancement. Inpatient areas of involvement include standalone hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplant units. Outpatient areas include the BIDMC Cancer Center in Boston, MA and the BIDMC Needham Cancer Center in Needham, MA.
PGY2 Critical Care Residency
The PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Critical Care at BIDMC is designed to transition PGY1 residency graduates from generalist practice to specialized practice focused on the care of critically-ill patients. PGY2 residency graduates exit equipped to be fully integrated members of the interdisciplinary critical care team, able to make complex medication and nutrition support recommendations in this fast-paced environment. The link for our residency program is below:
Bachelor's degree required in Pharmacy. Doctoral degree preferred in Pharmacy
License required: Pharmacist
0-1 years related work experience required.
Licensed Registered Pharmacist in Massachusetts (or immediate eligibility) required.
Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
Direct patient care experience in hospital pharmacy, preferably in an academic medical center setting.
ASHP accredited residency is a plus.
About Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.
BIDMC is a world-class teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and is located in the heart of Boston.
We are passionate about caring for our patients like they are family, finding new cures, using the finest and the latest technologies, and teaching and inspiring caregivers of tomorrow. We put people at the center of everything we do, because we believe in medicine that puts people first.
673 licensed beds, including 493 medical/surgical beds, 77 critical care beds and 62 OB/GYN beds
Approximately 5,000 births a year
A full range of emergency services, including a Level 1 Trauma Center and roof-top heliport
The Beth Israel Deaconess Learning Center, offering patients and families up-to-date health information and access to current research on a wide range of medical conditions.