Pharmacist

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Department: Pharmacy-DT
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Pharmacist, NSSL3
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Allied Health

Job Summary:

Interprets medication orders and prescriptions to ensure that they are complete, safe, rational, and compatible with institutional policy. Pharmacist prepares compounds and dispenses medications for inpatient and ambulatory care use. This includes the preparation of injectable sterile products. Dispenses Pharmacy related items. Performs duties in all areas of Pharmacy to include inpatient, ambulatory care and satellites. Provides information to health care practitioners to promote the rational use of medications. Provides drug monitoring service. Maintains Pharmacy records by law and institutional policy. Interprets policy and procedures for hospital staff. Participates in teaching programs for hospital staff. Participates in Pharmacy Departments Quality Assurance Programs.

This pharmacist will primarily provide pharmacy services at Upstate’s Cancer Center and as needed, other associated Upstate oncology clinics. The Upstate Cancer Center and affiliated clinics provide state of the art cancer care to the patients it serves. Under the direction of the hospital’s Pharmacy Department, the Cancer Center Pharmacy functions via a dedicated pharmacy space with its own modern sterile products laboratory. The applicant will work with a team of oncology-trained pharmacists and technicians to manage the preparation and oversight of oncology treatments. This includes, but is not limited to, patient profile review, sterile and non-sterile medication validation/preparation, patient counseling, formulary/inventory management, and staff/provider communication. 

Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. in Pharmacy or Pharm.D., NYS license and registration required; completion of PGY1 Pharmacy residency or equivalent experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous hospital experience preferred. Previous pharmacy oncology experience or completion of a PGY-2 Oncology Residency preferred. Previous pharmacy sterile products experience required. 

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Message to Applicants:  
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.              

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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