We're a New Orleans-based, non-profit health system on a mission: to provide the best possible care for every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond, and to put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. And that means we do things a little differently around here.
Treating people like family is the LCMC Health way, and it always has been. Founded by Louisiana's first freestanding children's hospital, we've grown into a healthcare system that's built to serve the unique needs of our communities and families.
Today, we offer six hospital locations: Children's Hospital New Orleans, East Jefferson General Hospital, New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, and West Jefferson Medical Center. We also offer a network of urgent care centers across the greater New Orleans area. With over 2,800 physicians specializing in everything from head to toe, our community can count on us to provide the right care, right where they need it.
TouroHospital, a 350 bed acute care hospital, has been in the vanguard of medical excellence for 169 years. As one of New Orleans most enduring monuments located in the historic Garden District of New Orleans, Touro Infirmary stands for stability. Tens of thousands of babies have been born here, and we have treated more than a million people. Our modern facilities utilize the latest technology. Touro offers a full range of services including emergency services, preventive diagnostics, surgical care, women’s services, cardiology, cancer treatment, rehabilitation, imaging, orthopedics, stroke care and more. In its history, Touro Infirmary has cared for generations of New Orleanians. Our patients and the community can count on our ongoing commitment the health and wellbeing for generations to come.
The purpose of the Oncology Clinical Pharmacist is to monitor and evaluate drug therapy appropriateness based on patient's health status following institutional protocols and procedures. As an oncology clinical pharmacist, you will monitor lab results for changes in organ function, both as a result of chemotherapeutic organ toxicity, as well as normal metabolite affected organ changes and recommend drug dosage adjustments accordingly. This pharmacist will have an extensive knowledge of the various treatment options for a wide variety of malignancies. These treatment regimens include chemotherapeutic agent management, pain management agents, and those regimens that treat the side effects of other therapeutic regimens.
3 years hospital IV experience
2 years experience continuous chemotherapy preparation.
2 years experience of the following:
Chemotherapy Dose Calculations
Chemotherapy Patient Assessment
Adult Neonatal TPN preparations
Neonatal Dose Calculations
PharmD degree or equivalent clinical experience from an accredited college of pharmacy.
Pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, clinical analytical skills, microbiology and laboratory monitoring.
Knowledge of Microsoft office.
Skills in multi-disciplinary team involvement with direct patient care.
Must have or be eligible for Pharmacy licensure in the State of Louisiana.
Basic Life Support/CPR
Residency training (general practice residency + oncology specialty residency training is preferred or equivalent experience).
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Touro Infirmary reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.
Touro Infirmary is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Caring for New Orleans since 1852
No matter who you are or what your story is, you’re family as soon as you walk through our doors—and you’ll feel that way with our one-of-a-kind care. At Touro, our goal is to get you the personalized care you need to keep you healthy and doing what you love.
Touro has a special place in the heart of our community—and our patients have a special place in our hearts, too. We’ve cared for generations of New Orleans families. And we’ve delivered generations of New Orleans babies— bringing new life to our amazing city. With a wide range of services, you can count on Touro to provide the expert care you need, at every stage.
Whatever you need, we’re here for you—from 24/7 emergency care, to expert cardiac, cancer, surgical, inpatient nursing and rehabilitation services. With the latest imaging and diagnostics, and physician’s offices throughout New Orleans, we have everything you need to live your healthiest life.