Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Pharmacist -53rd St Pharmacy in New York, New York
Pharmacist -53rd St Pharmacy
Job Posting Number: 19535
Allied Health – Pharmacy
March 5, 2018
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
The Pharmacy Department utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, where the emphasis is on therapeutic efficacy and safety. We provide comprehensive, clinical and dispensing services in both inpatient and ambulatory care settings through a decentralized satellite pharmacy services model. The department has one of the most robust set of electronic clinical resources in the country and a dynamic medication safety program.
Across the Center, we review 1.5 million orders per year and dispense over three million doses of medication annually. The Pharmacy Department has more than 400 employees with approximately 200 pharmacists servicing patients in 26 pharmacy satellites, including inpatient unit-based satellites in all oncological specialties.
Memorial Sloan Kettering provides live, onsite, accredited continuing education pharmacy courses to help keep your credentials up to date. The department will also sponsor national and state membership for pharmacy organizations and appropriate off-site educational meetings. The size and scope of our organization provides many opportunities to advance your knowledge and grow your career.
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We are seeking an experienced Pharmacist to join our Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion (53rd St) team.
Highly motivated to work in a high volume setting.
Able to work well as part of a large team. Collaboration with colleagues is essential.
A fast learner. With new chemotherapy agents being approved every few months and new protocols opening every week you must be able to evaluate new information with speed and accuracy.
Be responsible for providing chemotherapy for outpatients.
Verify chemotherapy and non-chemotherapy orders, interpret guidelines to enter anti-emetics, premeds, and hydration orders.
Review protocols and fulfill all other needs of the 53rd Street chemo and floating to the retail pharmacy.
Be capable of preparing chemotherapy agents and investigational medications.
PharmD (or equivalent).
NY State Pharmacy license.
Prior hospital pharmacy experience including chemotherapy mixing (preferred).
Hours of work:
37.5 hours, five days per week.
The center is open between 5:30am and 10pm. This position will mainly fill evening hours and weekends (Sundays).
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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