Prepares, compounds, manufactures, and dispenses investigational drugs and materials issued by the Investigational Drug Service for ongoing research studies. Manages required record-keeping, shipping, ordering, and inventory activities. Ensures the accuracy and integrity of products prior to their delivery to trial subjects. Ensures compliance with all applicable SERMC policies, governmental, and sponsor regulations, laws and policies related to the conduct of trials involving investigational or marketed drugs. Maintains records to meet sponsor requirements, FDA regulations and legal requirements for pharmacy operations. Creates SOPs and SWIs for the handling of investigational drugs. Creates order sets for each research study in SCM. Reviews all protocols and ensures that all ancillary staff is trained as it relates to the use of the investigational products or study treatments. Reads, interprets and processes orders for investigational drugs. Clarifies orders with prescribers as needed. Accurately dispenses medications and prepares sterile products, following proper aseptic and cytotoxic technique. Serves as a resource to the SERMC research community and healthcare professionals and to investigators in the development of investigator-initiated studies. Oversees the work performed by pharmacy technicians preparing investigational products to ensure that performance standards are maintained and that work is accurate and in accordance with state, federal and organizational regulations. Performs related responsibilities as required.
Key Position Qualifications
- Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy (RPh or Pharm D)
- License in good standing as issued by the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy
- Minimum of 5 years institutional pharmacy experience with oncology related experience
- Minimum of 1 year experience working with investigational drug studies
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