Jay Jones, RPh

Oncology Pharmacist

E-mail: jonesj@somc.org
Phone: (740) 356-7596
Fax: (740) 356-7488
SOMC Cancer Center
1121 Kinney’s Lane
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Patients get to know their physicians and nurses providing frontline diagnoses and care during their visits at SOMC Cancer Center. Many patients may not be aware of our oncology pharmacist providing expertise behind the scenes.

The oncology pharmacist performs many tasks to assist with the proper care of our patients. Every patient’s chemotherapy is custom designed to their individual requirements.

A sampling of the oncology pharmacist’s roles:

In short, the oncology pharmacist provides the medication expertise, also known as pharmaceutical care, needed to support the physicians, nurses, and support staff in the care of each patient receiving chemotherapy or supportive medicinal care.