Under the supervision of the Director, a licensed pharmacist, or senior coordinator, the incumbent will assist with organization and
management of multi-center clinical trials.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Assist with Investigation Drug Service (IDS)
- receive, ship, and inventory investigational drug products and devices
- manage inventory and drug supply
- support monitoring systems at all locations including temperature monitoring systems
- conduct monitoring visits
- assist pharmacists in audit preparation
- read and understand drug orders, follow federal and state regulations, USP requirements, GCPs, and departmental SOPs
- enter detailed and accurate information into IDS information system and IDS forms
- weigh materials, take inventory, assist with production
- maintain a clear and clean work area
- transport materials between pharmacy sites, storage areas, and patient care units
- deliver drug products to study areas, interact with co-workers, study coordinators, investigators, sponsors, and hospital staff
- perform other duties as necessary to fulfill the obligations of the Research Pharmacy
- additional duties include day to day office duties
- must be able to work Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Bachelor's Degree in a scientific area or equivalent in education and experience plus two years of related experience is required. Pharmacy experience or similar required.
IDS and/or Oncology experience a plus.
Pharmacy technician certification preferred.
Columbia University Irving Medical Center experience a plus.
Contact with chemicals, HIPAA Compliance training required. Medical Surveillance required.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 501606
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