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.
We are looking for a pharmacistto join ourPharmacy 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.
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
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
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
Internal Number: 2019-32648
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.