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About NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals Harlem Center has been a bedrock of the Harlem community since 1887. The hospital provides a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, therapeutic and family support services to the residents of Central Harlem, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood. Harlem is the largest hospital in the area, capable of treating the most seriously ill. Harlem provides over 90 specialized ambulatory care services, dentistry and oral surgery, behavioral health services, and community substance abuse treatment.

Job Description

Under direction, formulate, plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate the Pharmacy services and programs in the hospital, promoting effective functioning and operations of inpatient, outpatient and satellite pharmacies in coordination with other professional and administrative disciplines.

Duties & Responsibilities:
1.Reports to the Associate Executive Director for Clinical Support Service.
2.Assists with supervision all areas of Pharmacy Services (with a focus on Narcotic, IV and Clinical pharmacy areas).
3.Monitors compliance with Regulatory, Hospital and Departmental Policies, as assigned.
4.Documents compliance failures and notifies the appropriate departments/offices for resolution.
5.Develops and recommends and implements pharmaceutical service programs consistent with the medication needs of the patients.
6.Assists Administration with preparing departmental budget and makes reports as needed. Makes recommendations regarding service improvements.
7.Works with Administration and Pharmacy Clinical group initiates and implements Quality improvement for the department.
8.Reviews and revises Department Policy and Procedures manual annually.
9.Participates with medical staff in formulation development and recommendation of policies and procedures regarding the evaluation, selection, procurement, storage, distribution, use and all other matters relating to drugs in the hospital. Consideration being given to: formulary, evaluations of clinical data on new drugs or preparations requested for use in hospital, drugs to the floor to stocked in the patient care units.

10.Controls and inventory accountabilities over requisitioning, procurement and storage of pharmaceuticals supplies (as needed).
11.Formulates, develops, implements and directs clinical pharmacy activities involving the review and interpretation of all drug order, edication profiles and participation in direct patient care, and develops patient care evaluation programs relating to drug utilization and effectiveness.
12.Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

1. Graduation from an accredited college of Pharmacy; and,
2. Possession of current New York State Pharmacy license; and,
3. Four years of satisfactory full-time experience as a Licensed Practicing Pharmacist, of which at least two years shall have been in an administrative, managerial and supervisory capacity in Pharmacy in a hospital, health or medical facility; or,
4. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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