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Northwell Health Specialty Pharmacist in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 9653

Job Description

Job Description

Serves as a pharmacist and subject matter expert within a specialty area, [e.g., Natural Medicines/Dietary Supplements, Ambulatory Care, or other specialty (as determined by senior pharmacy management at time of job assignment)] required for the provision of clinical support to patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.

Job Responsibility

  1. Applies specialized knowledge of clinical use(s) including mechanism of action, dosing, adverse effects, and drug interactions related to performing patient care activities in collaboration with other members of the inter-professional team.

  2. Provides accurate, appropriate, and timely clinical consultation services to patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.

  3. Recommends evidence-based regimens and monitoring plans.

  4. Consults with physicians and other health care providers in selecting an appropriate regimen to address patients' needs and overall therapy goals.

  5. Supports efforts of inter-professional team to educate patients and caregivers about non-pharmacologic measures (e.g., diet, exercise, immunization) that promote health and well-being.

  6. Facilitates development and implementation of treatment guidelines, protocols, and critical pathways.

  7. Implements educational, training and competency programs for members of the inter-professional team.

  8. Serves as a preceptor to pharmacy residents and students.

  9. Participates in developing and implementing related new programs to meet departmental goals and improve services.

  10. Prepares and dispenses medications according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.

  11. Ensures safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.

  12. Contributes to quality and effective operation of the department.

  13. Documents clinical interventions in accordance with policies and procedures.

  14. Performs related duties, as required

Job Qualification

  • Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate Degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy Science or related field recognized by the state to practice as a licensed pharmacist in New York.

  • Current registration and license in good standing to practice as a pharmacist in New York State, required.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience (including PGY residency experience), preferred.

  • Training or certification related to assigned specialty, preferred.

  • ASHP-accredited post-graduate residency training, preferred.