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 450 employees with approximately 300 pharmacists servicing patients in 26 pharmacy satellites, including inpatient unit-based satellites in all oncological specialties.
Memorial Sloan Kettering provides free, 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.
We are seeking a Pharmacist II to join our Bergen Team.
Able to problem-solve operational, personnel, and patient issues
Detail-oriented and willing to adapt to changes in workflow to improve patient care
A fast learner. With new non-chemotherapy and chemotherapy agents being approved every few months and new protocols opening frequently you must be able to efficiently and accurately evaluate new information
Able to make sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information
Highly motivated and able to work well with others
Be responsible for all aspects of non-chemotherapy and chemotherapy order verification, order entry, mixing and checking
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
PharmD (or equivalent)
NJ Pharmacy license
Strong computer skills and the ability to develop a good understanding of pharmacy systems
IV compounding experience (preferred)
Prior hospital pharmacy experience (preferred)
Prior retail pharmacy experience beneficial
Internal Number: 2019-31818
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.