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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Senior Pharmacist in New York, New York

Company Overview

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.

Job Description

We Are

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 looking for a pharmacist to join our Pharmacy team at the Breast and Imaging Center (BAIC). This role will support Ambulatory Pharmacy services to include conventional and investigational chemotherapy /biologic therapy, Omnicell support, retail as well as supportive care for the wide range of therapeutic modalities offered at the site. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of chemotherapy order verification, order entry, mixing, checking, and workflow for all orders on a daily basis, as well as other duties as needed.

You are:

  • Able to problem solve operational, personnel, and patient issues

  • Highly motivated and able to motivate and work well with others; able to adapt to constantly changing environment

  • Able to make sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information

  • Someone who has excellent communication skills and who supports the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions

  • Someone who is able to follow through on commitments and who acts with a clear sense of ownership

  • Able to build and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations

You will:

  • Be responsible for providing chemotherapy and all medication needs to patients

  • Review protocols and fulfill all other needs of the BAIC Pharmacy

  • Prepare chemotherapy agents and investigational medications.

  • Be involved in implementing new pharmacy technology and projects

  • Assist with training new pharmacy staff; training and education of staff on new technologies, drug info, Omnicell usage etc

You Need

  • PharmD (or equivalent) required and valid NY Pharmacy license

  • Prior hospital pharmacy experience including chemotherapy mixing preferred

  • Omnicell and Retail experience beneficial

Hours: M-F 7a-7p rotating shifts; Hours may change based on clinic needs


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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Requisition ID2019-32648

CategoryAllied Health - Pharmacy

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