Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Pharmacist - Overnight in New York, New York
Pharmacist – Overnight
Job Posting Number: 21690
Allied Health – Pharmacy
May 17, 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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. 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 is one of the only health systems in the country that 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.
Click to watch and learn more about Pharmacy at MSK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeHsYYBxU .
We seek an overnight Pharmacist for our inpatient department at our main campus
You Are :
A highly motivated individual
Able to work well with other disciplines and adapt to a changing environment
Provide comprehensive clinical & dispensing services to all patient areas.
Ensure timely verification of all medication orders.
Supervise & support technical personnel.
Perform technical support of Omnicells.
Clean Room IV preparations.
Attend codes, RRTs & provides in-services.
Provide drug information to LIP’s & nursing staff
Provide training & education of staff on new technology
Work closely with Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses and Respiratory Therapy to provide quality medication therapy.
Be involved in implementing new pharmacy technology & projects
Comprehensive understanding of physician order entry/pharmacy system
Able to utilize computer applications such as Excel & Powerpoint.
Excellent judgment & communication skills
NY State Pharmacist License. Pharm D or equivalent
Minimum one year hospital experience or equivalent
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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