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Pharmacist Clinical – GI Oncology Ambulatory Care

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Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 125451
Date Posted: Jun 15, 2023

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Pharmacist Clinical – Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology Ambulatory Care
Location: Anschutz Cancer Pavilion, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO


This position reports directly to the System Manager, Oncology & Infusion Pharmacy Services and is responsible for the development and implementation of ambulatory care clinical pharmacy services and initiatives that optimize the patient care experience and drive organizational performance in the GI/Phase 1/ Surgical Oncology Clinic. With a practice setting supporting the GI/Phase 1/ Surgical Oncology Clinic, the pharmacist will establish a robust clinical pharmacy practice focusing on patient-centered care and supporting medication management, therapy optimization, and certain operational aspects of pharmacy care delivery in pertinent areas such as intravenous and oral anti-cancer therapies across gastrointestinal malignancies, to include patient education, adherence, and adverse effect management. This position will also be involved in pharmacy student and resident (PGY1 and PGY2) training and will support other healthcare professional education initiatives. 

Work Schedule: Full Time, 64 hours/pay period (0.8 FTE), Monday - Friday, Days


  • Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication regimens to identify, prevent and resolve potential or actual medication-related problems.
  • Provides patient care by initiating, modifying, and monitoring medication therapy through approved mechanisms that may include therapeutic interchange, collaborative practice agreement, or other strategies.
  • Provides drug information and education to medical professionals, students, and patients.
  • Collaborates with care team to develop, implement and evaluate medication management quality improvement efforts. 
  • Participates in local and system committees with medication related focus impacting oncology, as appropriate
  • Precepts pharmacy students and residents
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action. 


  • Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited school of Pharmacy.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Pharmacist and any relevant life support certification as determined at position level.
  • Ideal candidate would have: PGY2 residency in Oncology, OR PGY1 residency + 5 years of Oncology Clinical experience, OR no residency and 7 years of Oncology Clinical experience.

  • Board certification in area of expertise within 1 year of employment. 

The pay range for this position is: $50.76 - $76.14 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • 5 year incentive bonus
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

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