Hackensack Meridian Health

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - F/T Days

Job ID
Jersey Shore Univ Med Cntr
Job Location
Position Type
Full Time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
No Weekends Required
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
No Holidays Required


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.


Our EXCEPTIONAL benefits/opportunities include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits eligibility on Day ONE
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous PTO Plan
  • Educational Advancement Opportunities
    • Take advantage of our Preceptor-ship Opportunities
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
    • Gain support from the Network Oncology Team

Come join our team at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and be part of an ever growing service line. It's time to take your career to the next level!


Our 3 current openings are:


  • BMT Position: The clinical pharmacist specialist is an integral member to the stem cell transplant/cellular therapy (HSCT/CT) service.
  • Leukemia Position: The clinical pharmacist specialist is an integral member to the leukemia service. 
  • Oncology Position: The clinical pharmacist specialist is an integral member of the oncology team and supports the multiple oncology practices within the institution.


The pharmacist provides a variety of important services to both the multidisciplinary team and the patient and family members. Services provided by the clinical pharmacist include, but are not limited to, the following items:

  • Adverse drug reaction and medication variance reporting program: Maintains an effective program. Information is organized and strategies to increase reporting have been identified and implemented. Reports are timely. Data has been analyzed, trends identified and actions taken.
  • Committee Participation: Participates in assigned committees and generates minutes, agendas, monographs, and newsletters as assigned. The practitioner routinely attends assigned meetings, understands the goals and strategy of the meeting.
  • Drug information specialist: Responds to immediate medication needs/questions from pharmacy, nursing and/or physicians in a timely and accurate manner. Develops alternate strategies for drug shortages. Develops a yearly clinical cost reduction plan and implements those plans. Additions and deletions are done during the year as circumstances change.
  • Physician relationships: Strives to develop good rapport with the medical staff by actively seeking out opportunities to interact and direct prescribing.
  • Recruitment: Develop and maintain all promotional materials for residency programs. Develop an interview process for prospective candidates. Attend events to promote the program. Track program graduates.
  • Resident Training: Evaluate the quality of all evaluations for resident, preceptor and rotations to ensure they comply with ASHP (regulatory) requirements. Mentor residents to make sure educational needs are being satisfied. Educates pharmacists, nurses, physicians, students and other healthcare professionals. Documented in-services, presentations, lectures. Minimum of 6 per year to pharmacy staff. Documented information requests provided.
  • Rounds with physicians on a routine basis: Provides clinical information before orders are written. Documentation should validate the use of more cost effective treatments, a reduction in the use of non-formulary medications and information given at the bedside.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills that include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency.
  • PGY2 Pharmacy Residency.
  • Prior Clinical Specialist experience.
  • Board certification.
  • PGY2 Oncology Practice Residency, or 5 years clinical oncology practice experience
  • Practice experience in a BMT/Oncology inpatient setting or clinic
  • Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP)


Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Registered Pharmacist License.


If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!


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