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.
Supervises the preparation and dispensing medications or functions in a clinical specialty area; reviews orders and prescription and patient medication profiles and charts to ensure appropriate use of medications in the area of assignment; ensures compliance with departmental policies and procedures; functions as information resource in designated specialized area. May participate in patient nutritional evaluations and rounds and monitoring patients receiving chemotherapy; may oversee the narcotic drug and controlled drug distribution programs. Ensures the maintenance of records on orders or prescriptions filled, including profiles; oversees drug supply inventories for area of assignment, ensures that all inspections are timely and that findings are handled per departmental policy; participates in investigational drug studies, demonstrate systems and programs to visitors and students. Receives general supervision from the Assistant Director and supervises the T.H. Pharmacists and T.H. Pharmacy Assistants.
BS in Pharmacy and NYS licensure. At least three years related experience in hospital practice.
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