ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: PHARMACY Job Title: TH SENIOR PHARMACIST SL-4
Professional  Rank: SL-4 Descriptive Title: TRANSPLANT CLINICAL PHARMACIST SPECIALIST
Salary Range: COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS Line Number: Line# 56652
Additional Position Information: Hours of work: 8:30am - 5pm; Days of the week: Monday - Friday; Hours per week: 37.5.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Transplant Clinical Pharmacy Specialist will provide clinical pharmacy services to the renal transplant service at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center. The Specialist will work as part of the multidisciplinary transplant team in order to deliver safe, appropriate, comprehensive and cost-effective drug therapy for pre-transplant and post-transplant patients. The individual will serve on committee/task forces and participate in projects related to transplant medication use such as drug utilization evaluations and performance improvement initiatives. Responsibilities also include providing educational programs for physicians, nurses, nephrologists, physician assistants, pharmacists, patients, and pharmacy students and residents. Participate in activities during pre-, peri-, and post-transplant phases of patient care. Educate potential transplant recipients and living donors on medications likely required for post-transplantation or post-donation in pre-transplant clinic. Assess potential transplant recipients for medication difficulties and present findings to Transplant Selection Committee. Closely follow and make recommendations to all new transplant recipients and living donor when rounding with the multi- disciplinary Rental Transplant team. Provide medication discharge counseling along with a customized medication planner. Evaluate newly-transplanted recipients within one month of discharge for difficulties experienced with medication adherence in the transplant clinic. Follow all post-transplant patients admitted to the inpatient renal transplant service. Participate in projects related to transplant pharmacotherapy use such as drug utilization reviews. Precept and mentor Pharmacy residents and students during the Transplant rotation. Sit as member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: NYS Pharmacist Licensure of Eligible for NYS Pharmacist Licensure. Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy. Completion of PGYI Pharmacy Residency. Completion of PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Transplantation by the time of employment.
Posting ID: 15133 Ref #: B/PR-56652-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH SENIOR PHARMACIST SL-4 ), Line( 56652 ) and PostingID( 15133 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: Employment Office )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.