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Lab Director Pharmacokinetics

Lab Director Pharmacokinetics

Job ID 
9204
Type 
Regular Per-Diem
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Staff Scientist

More information about this job

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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 Hospital.

 

These institutions have a long-standing history of working together to support our mission of leading the world in translating scientific discovery into the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of cancer.

 

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Work with Laboratory Manager and Director in monitoring quality control to ensure high quality, accurate results.
  • Work with SCCA/UW Pharmacy and other back-up resources to be scheduled for PK data review, dose recommendations, and consultation.

Qualifications

  • Pharmacy degree and at least one year of pharmacy practice experience or a pharmacy practice residency is required.
  • Previous oncology and/or pharmacokinetics experience is strongly preferred.
  • Necessary: proficient computer skills, strong math skills, excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and closely follow established protocols.
  • Must have an address of residence in Washington State.

 

Per Diem Position:  This is a per diem position. The Per Diem Pharmacokinetics Laboratory Director will typically work two days each week for 4 hour blocks, providing coverage Tuesday to Friday.  This per diem role can be filled remotely; except for the training period.  He or she will occasionally provide coverage for Laboratory Director vacations and coverage typically will be from Tuesday through Saturday. 

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.