Nathan Barnes, PharmD


Pharmacy Clinical Manager - Oncology Operations

Residency Associated Title and Involvement



Undergraduate: University of North Carolina- Eshelman School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy: University of North Carolina- Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Rotation Title

Chemotherapy Infusion Pharmacy (CHIP) Staffing Experience

Rotation Description:

The Oncology Staffing Block is designed to provide the resident with the medication distribution experience required to effectively manage Oncology patients. In this longitudinal experience, Oncology PGY2 Pharmacy residents gain skills in the operations of the oncology satellite pharmacies as well as consolidated clinical coverage of a variety of medicine and surgery services on the weekends.

Skills learned through this experience include detailed order review, order processing, and managing of pharmacy operational issues. Residents are required to complete staffing experiences in oncology satellite pharmacy one day every 4 weeks as well as gain weekend coverage experience once every 3 weekends. Orientation for each of these experiences is included during the orientation learning experience in the beginning of the residency year.

For more information contact:

Kamakshi Rao

Kamakshi Rao, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, FASHP
Assistant Director, Academic Enterprises and Research Programs