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Billings Clinic Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Oral Oncology in Billings, Montana

You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.

And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!

You can make a difference here.

About Us

Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more ( about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.

Your Benefits

We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here ( for more information ordownload the Employee Benefits Guide ( .

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence

Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here ( to learn more!

Pre-Employment Requirements

All new employees must complete several pre-employment requirements prior to starting. Click here ( to learn more!

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Oral Oncology

SPECIALTY PHARMACY (Specialty Pharmacy)


Shift: Day

Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)

Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Exempt)

Starting Wage DOE: $58.85 - 69.15

May be eligible for $20,000 sign on bonus

May be eligible for tuition loan repayment

May be eligible for relocation assistance

The incumbent in this position is responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and delivery of high quality pharmaceutical services. Work of the graduate pharmacist is conducted under the review and supervision of the registered pharmacist.

Essential Job Functions


Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.

Reviews and interprets physician orders to ensure appropriate medication use. Contacts physician to clarify any questionable order. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Patient Safety)

Carefully checks all data entry, medication carts, and ADM fills for accuracy. (Resource Management, Audits, Medication Data Entry)

Works under Collaborative Practice Agreement (CPA)

Participates as needed in clinical programs and/or functions as a clinical pharmacist. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacist Functions)

Assists in the training and orientation of new employees, students, and residents. Provides assistance, direction, and clinical supervision of the pharmacy technical staff. (Education, Staff, Orientation & Training AND Leadership, Resource, Pharmacy Clinical Leadership )

Documents and is accountable for all clinical pharmacy interventions. (Health Information Management, Patient Chart, Pharmacy Interventions)

Performs other duties as assigned or as needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

• Additional Duties for Clinical Pharmacist II

Participates in the organizational drug utilization review program to include:

a) Monitoring drugs, disease states, and clinical pathways and interacts with physicians to optimize drug therapy; writes consults in progress notes.

b) Recommends therapeutic alternatives to physicians to increase therapeutic efficiency and reduce cost.

c) Develops drug use criteria, clinical pathways, and other tools used to monitor drug therapy.

d) Makes presentations to the medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff as required by DUR program.

e) Document consults in designated patient chart or medical record. ADD(Patient Care, Pharmacy, Drug Utilization Review)

Acts as a drug information resource to medical staff, other professionals, patients, and their families. Participates in the educational needs of all customers listed previously. Education, counseling, and in-servicing are a large part of the position duties. (Education, Clinical Pharmacist, Drug Education Resource)

Writes clinical evaluations of new drugs to help determine if they will be added to the formulary. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Formulary Planning)

Acts as a preceptor for pharmacy students and PGY1 residents. (Leadership, Preceptor, Precepts Students & Residents)

Monitors all aspects of drug therapy, makes appropriate chart notations and interventions on the patients’ behalf. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, monitors drug therapy.a

• Additional Duties for Lead Clinical Pharmacist & Clinical Pharmacist Specialists

Routinely gives formal presentations and write-ups to pharmacy, nursing, and medical staff on current and relevant clinical pharmacy topics. (Project Management, Education, Formal Presentations)

Assists, guides, and directs pharmacotherapy research activities within the pharmacy department and the facility. (Research, Research Projects, Pharmacotherapy Research

With minimal assistance of pharmacy leadership, directs development, implementation, and maintenance of clinical pharmacy services in specialty area (e.g., medication safety initiatives, protocol development, formulary changes, and alternative medications in response to changes, changes in response to new regulations or .) (Project Management, Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy Services)

Assists and supports management by providing direction to staff and coordinating the day-to-day operational activities. Responsible for meeting budgetary targets (i.e., revenue maximization and expense reduction goals) by making daily staffing or resource allocation decisions (e.g., approve overtime, flexing staff, formulary over-ride, charging/crediting guidance). Maintaining good fiscal control by balancing all issues impacting revenue, expense, quality and service. Acts as a resource to staff responding to procedural questions and assistance with problem resolution. (Leadership, Day-to-Day Operations, Day to Day Operations AND Resource Management, Department Planning, Assists with Department Budgetary Process

Schedules staff and coordinates emergency/contingency staffing needs. Shall participate in and provide input/feedback into the interviewing, hiring, performance appraisal, coaching/counseling, and/or disciplinary processes for direct-report staff. ADD (Leadership, HR Processes, Provides Input into HR Process & Leadership, Staffing, Daily Schedule)

Orients new staff and provides for ongoing mentoring, training, and educational needs for existing staff. With assistance from pharmacy leadership, develops and conducts ongoing competency assessment and quality reviews of various technical aspects of the pharmacist or technician’s job (e.g., aseptic technique, chart documentation, TCT validation, clinical peer reviews). Identifies areas needing additional education, training, etc. (Education, Staff, Staff Orientation)

Identifies and implements quality, service, revenue, and expense process improvement initiatives. Core

Investigates and responds to issues and/or complaints from staff and/or patients (e.g., customer service and or charging issues). Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve quality. (Core, not on Halogen job description)

Contributes to the effective management of the department by gathering data regarding personnel, supplies, and equipment needs in order to provide input into development of pharmacy policies, procedures, short and long term goals, and objectives for departmental planning and ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements applicable to the department. (Resource Management Department Planning, Assists with Pharmacy Dept Budget)

Participates in institutional and community efforts to promote public health and the pharmacy profession. (Education, Community, Community Education)

Assists with organization and supervision of pharmacy student and PGY1 resident rotations. (Education, Student, Pharmacy Rotations)

Acts as a liaison for staff to leadership. To ensure supervision and availability to staff, appropriately and consistently staffs in the area they are leading or specializing. (Leadership, Resource, Resource & Staffing)

Minimum Qualifications


•Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. received from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy


• Completion of a PGY1 accredited pharmacy practice residency


• Three (3) years of clinical experience with direct patient care/clinical ambulatory care setting

Certifications and Licenses

• State of Montana pharmacist license or eligible

• Eligible to sit for BCACP and/or other BPS specialty certification within 1 year of hire

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Employees that require a licensed or certification must be properly licensed/certified and the licensure/certification must be in good standing.

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more (

Billings Clinic is committed to being an inclusive and welcoming employer, that strives to be kind, safe, and courageous in all we do. As an equal opportunity employer, our policies and processes are designed to achieve fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, and/or disability. To ensure we provide an accessible candidate experience for prospective employees, please let us know if you need any accommodations during the recruitment process.