This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
The positions in this job family dispense appropriate doses of drugs to inpatients and outpatients as prescribed by a physician; manufacture sterile and non-sterile prescriptions; deliver drug information and instruction to health care professionals based on pharmacological expertise and the interpretation of Pharmacy policy.
Compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceutical supplies, reviews orders and prescriptions for appropriateness and patient safety. Enters medication orders onto medication profiles and updates medication profiles as required; this includes checking for drug interactions, incompatibilities and optimum drug therapy; participates in narcotic and controlled drug distribution programs as required; prepares or oversees preparation of parenteral nutrition and other sterile solutions using aseptic techniques; checks medication carts and makes necessary corrections, maintains records of prescriptions or orders filled; provides explanations and directions for proper use of all prescriptions for outpatients. Participates in investigational drug studies, may prepare anti-neoplastic drug solutions; supplies drug information to physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team; participates in the department's in-service education program. Position is supervised by the T.H. Assistant Director or T.H. Senior Pharmacist and may supervise T.H. Pharmacy Assistant and students. Performs monthly nursing unit inspections as assigned in accordance with JCAH requirements.
BS in Pharmacy and NYS licensure. One year experience as a Pharmacist.
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