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Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) Staff Pharmacist in Middletown, New York

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

  • 601 licensed inpatient beds

  • Emergency medicine

  • Surgical services

  • Ambulatory surgery services

  • Skilled nursing unit

  • Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty

  • Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment

  • Orthopedic services including joint replacements

  • Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center with Obesity Medicine Management Qualifications

  • Birthing centers

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • Outpatient diagnostic imaging

  • Geriatric assessment

  • Primary, Specialty, and Urgent care practices

  • Adult day care

  • Mental health and chemical dependency programs

  • Diabetes program

  • Wound care

  • Sleep Center Services

  • Outpatient infusion services

  • Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy

  • Hospitalist services

  • Rape intervention and support services

  • Community screenings and support groups

In collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals the pharmacist is directly and indirectly involved in the care of the patient with regards to the prescribing, preparation, dispensing, administering and monitoring of medications. The pharmacist verifies, reviews, interprets, and processes physician orders, screening them for accuracy, allergies, food-drug interactions, drug-drug interactions, and monitors lab values as needed for potential interactions and for necessary dosing adjustments. The pharmacist also reviews, interprets, and processes patient assessment information, which includes past medical history, current medication history, pregnancy/lactation status, allergies, and any other information pertinent to the care of the patients. As regulatory standards change over time the pharmacist will meet the needs of these new requirements as they become the standard of the profession. Staff pharmacists supervise and direct support personnel. In the absence of a pharmacy manager a staff pharmacist may be required to assume essential responsibilities and perform duties of a pharmacy manager, until a manager is on site or able to assert authority by other means. The staff pharmacist must be able to work independently with minimal direct supervision. The staff pharmacist must be able to work cooperatively with other department staff, management, medical staff and other health-system employees. They must be able to adapt to differing work conditions, changing workload and be able to handle numerous and continuous interruptions. The staff pharmacist must display critical thinking in their decision making processes, be able to adapt to changing priorities and handle emergency situations by displaying excellent judgment and expedited performance. They must be able to communicate effectively (orally and in writing).


Minimum Education: B.S. Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm. D. required.

Minimum Experience: At least one year of previous health-system pharmacy preferred

Required Certification/Registration: Current N.Y.S. Pharmacist License & Registration

Physical Requirements: Stands, walks, sits throughout the day. Works with objects weighing less than 25lbs.

Working Conditions: Works inside, some contact with co-workers, nursing personnel, physicians, other personnel and patients possible. Potential exposure to hazardous substances.

ID: 2021-22173

External Company URL:

Street: 707 East Main Street

FTE: 0.3

Shift Type: 3 - Night

If Other, Shift Slot: 10 hour night shifts (10p-8a) Including every other weekend and half the holidays.