Staff Pharmacist - Medical Oncology

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: La Center, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime

Scheduled Hours

Position Summary
Position involves reviewing and filling prescriptions and dispensing medications to patients; supervising pharmacy technicians and pharmacy interns during preparation/distribution of injectable and oral medications and checking technicians work before dispensing; maintenance of patient profiles and appropriate entry of medication orders and prescriptions in the pharmacy computer; responsible for daily operations of the pharmacy in the absence of the pharmacist in charge

Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accurately prepares/labels medications ensuring proper technique/supplies are utilized in preparation of IV admixtures.
  • Reviews medication orders and prescriptions for accuracy, safety and clinical appropriateness and processes these orders.
  • Orders/receives investigational drugs and maintains accountability for division.
  • Checks all work performed by technicians/students and checks all prescriptions/medication orders before dispensing.
  • Provides current drug-related information to physicians/staff from most reliable sources available.
  • Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, securing/renewing licenses and registrations as required.
  • Provides physicians/staff/patients with appropriate information concerning therapeutic actions, interactions, adverse effects and formulary status of medications.
  • Participates in continuing education programs and pharmacy-related programs as required for license renewals and to maintain updated service.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in IV admixture.
  • Working knowledge of current state and federal regulations affecting pharmacy practice
  • Demonstrated ability to implement standards of accuracy and judgment required.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharm D degree.
  • Basic Life Support certification. (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements.).
  • Current registration in the state of Missouri and/or Illinois depending on location as a Pharmacist; new graduates may fill this role subject to limitations mandated by the Missouri and/or Illinois State Board of Pharmacy pending results of their initial licensing examination.


Salary Range
$98,700.00 - $177,600.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


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Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits Statement


  • Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.

  • Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.

  • Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.

  • WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.


  • Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!


  • We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? We’ve got you covered.

  • WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.

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EEO/AA Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the University’s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

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