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Associate Director of Pharmacy

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Department: PHARMACY
Local Title: Associate Director of Pharmacy
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Associate Director of Pharmacy
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Pharmacy at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time TH Associate Director of Pharmacy. The successful candidate will:

  • Attend the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee meetings.
  • Perform trending of cost savings and impact of length of stay.
  • Supervise all TH Senior pharmacists and TH pharmacists.
  • Co-ordinate activities of all facets oh Pharmacy services.
  • Co-ordinate and supervise activities of undergraduate Pharm.D. candidates from our Pharmacy College affiliates.
  • Provide staff development and education.
  • Assign staff to cover pharmacy service areas 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Consult physicians and Nursing leadership on a daily basis.
  • Provide drug information on demand to other healthcare professionals.
  • Assist the Director of Pharmacy with all problems pertaining to the operation of the Pharmacy, patient care, drug utilization, and Personnel, materials management as appropriate.
  • Evaluate assigned staff performance annually. 
  • Act as the second on demand for the Director of Pharmacy.
  • Attend administrative and clinical meetings as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • New York State Pharmacist Licensure and current registration. 
  • Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D.).
  • 5 years experience in an institutional pharmacy practice setting.
  • 2 years practice as a hospital supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday; 7:30am to 4:00pm

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University 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 or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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