Pharmacist- Foundation

City of Hope

Mission Hills, CA

Job posting number: #7207144 (Ref:10024063)

Posted: April 10, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $62.23 - $103.93 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Pharmacist-Foundation-Per Diem

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The pharmacist is a licensed professional individual with supervision experience, who is responsible for assisting the director and managers in the operational aspects of a department. This individual actively works to ensure optimal delivery of pharmaceutical care and service, as well as, assisting in performance improvement initiatives, either through direct involvement and membership or by occasionally leading PI team efforts. Will participate in the supervision of human and material resources, as well as, program planning, and evaluation. Additionally, will provide input into and is expected to meet budget, revenue and expense targets. This position supervises employees, assigns work, coaches, trains, and evaluates performance. It is expected that the individual who holds this position is able to actively participate with peers, subordinates, and supervisors in constructive problem solving, as well as, to facilitate frequent team building interactions with staff.>

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Ensure that he or she provides services that are accurate, reliable, courteous and timely.
  • Support and promote the efforts of all care providers to deliver quality care.
  • Promote the delivery of quality care consistent with the scope of practice of the discipline.
  • Ensure self-competence and promotes adherence to professional practice standards through education, training, coaching and monitoring.
  • Participate with the Director and managers in the implementation and evaluation of new services/programs.
  • Supervise personnel and personally delivers pharmaceutical care and service/ information/ medication/ products by serving as a role model and through effective use of change-agent strategies.
  • Supervision of Pharmacy Technician to ensure compliance with cleanroom standards, accuracy of medication inventory and accuracy of IV compounded products.
  • Keep up-to-date with USP 797 & 800 guidelines and work with interdisciplinary team to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain Pharmacy Technician IV compounding annual competencies.
  • Effectively communicates/educates all customers to meet organizational goals and customer service expectations.
  • Maintain current knowledge, skills and competencies through involvement in professional continuing education activities.
  • Manage/supervise the efficient and effective utilization of resources and staff (technicians, students, interns, etc.) and serves as a role model in training programs.
  • Fosters involvement in performance improvement activities to promote continuous improvement in care delivery.
  • Demonstrates assimilation of core organizational values within own performance.
  • Monitor drug therapy; recommends alternate more efficient drug therapy when appropriate.
  • Prepare and dispense medications in strict adherence to department policies and procedures.

Your qualifications should include:

Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with ACPE accreditation pending with a BS Pharmacy degree

Req. Certification/Licensure:

  • Current CA Pharmacist License
  • BLS (through the American Heart Association) certification or within 3 months of hire

Additional Information:

  • Hourly Per Diem Rate: $86.25

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $62.23 - $103.93 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.



City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.


Apply Now

Please mention to the employer that you saw this ad on Sciencejobs.org