• Laboratory Director, Pharmacokinetics, Per Diem

    Job ID
    11240
    Type
    Regular Per-Diem
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Allied Health
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

     

    About the department

    The Pharmacokinetics Laboratory at SCCA is specialized in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) for patients diagnosed with various blood disorders. The laboratory provides its expertise and support to many providers who seek to improve their patient’s transplant outcomes. Providing clinical services for more than 15 years, it is one of the most highly regarded laboratories in the medical community and has clients across USA and Canada.

    Responsibilities

    The main responsibilities are described below:

    1. Be accessible to the laboratory staff during normal operating hours as scheduled to provide onsite, telephone, and/or electronic consultation to laboratory staff and clients for busulfan therapeutic drug monitoring.
    2. Review busulfan pharmacokinetics data and dose recommendations. Be available for consultation to laboratory clients on matters relating to the quality of the test results and their interpretation concerning specific patient populations.
    3. Work with Laboratory Manager and Director in monitoring quality control to ensure high quality, accurate results.
    4. Work with SCCA/UW Pharmacy and other back-up resources to be scheduled for PK data review, dose recommendations, and consultation.

    Qualifications

    • PharmD, PhD, or MD with at least one year of clinically applicable pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics experience is required
    • Must be licensed in the State of Washington and have appropriate board certification
    • Previous oncology, pharmacology, pharmacogenetics and/or pharmacokinetics experience is required.
    • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
    • Strict attention to detail
    • Strong math and computer skills, including ability to create and interpret data
    • Multi-task oriented—ability to prioritize and drive multiple initiatives
    • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
    • Ability to implement directions provided by management

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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