You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Regional Investigational Drug Pharmacy Specialist.
Your pharmacy knowledge is second to none: your patients feel it in the expertise you share. Families feel it in your communication. Colleagues feel it in your support.
You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.
You’re generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially your knowledge, because your coordination of all things drug related is crucial.
You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Mary’s Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Regional Investigational Drug Pharmacy Specialist you need to know how to:
Maintains responsibility for clinical investigational drug trials. Monitors pharmacy activities, on a daily basis, to ensure adherence to study protocols and dispensing procedures. Assists in ensuring the pharmacy department participation in all clinical trials which involve drugs.
Reviews protocols for clinical investigational drug trials for designated region. 3. Liaises with principal investigators and/or trial coordinators/research assistants to establish pharmacy’s role and to implement dispensing and compounding procedures. Develops investigation medication and pharmacy-related standard operating procedures (SOPs). 4. Directs the technical build of protocols by working with Epic teams, pharmacy, and clinical staff. Participates in the development of software programs designed to facilitate management of clinical investigational drug trials.
Communicates with, and trains staff anticipated to participate in any aspect of the clinical investigational drug trial.
Maintains responsibility for the management of the inventory for clinical investigational drug trials; orders, replaces and returns study materials, as required. Monitors pharmacy activities, on a daily basis, to ensure adherence to proper inventory record maintenance.
Provides drug information to physicians, nurses and other health care professionals, as related to clinical investigational trial drugs. Consults with other pharmacy personnel, to obtain information/expertise in support of investigational drug trials. Provides education to patients and their families.
Provides accurate, efficient and safe dispensing of medication. Assesses hazard potential of investigational agents.
Collects and documents workload measurement statistics; provides other data, as required. Completes reports including protocol deviations, incident reports, adverse drug reaction reports, etc.
Monitors and assures security of narcotics and controlled drugs in accordance with hospital policy.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy or PharmD, required.
Current Colorado or Montana Pharmacist Licensure or eligibility for reciprocity in state of practice, required.
Minimum of one (1) year experience coordinating investigational drug research, required.
Board Certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), preferred.
BCOP (Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacist), preferred.
Completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 Pharmacy Residency, preferred.
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Regional Investigational Drug Pharmacy Specialist on our team we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.