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Teaching Hospital Pharmacist (Evenings)

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Department: PHARMACY
Local Title: Teaching Hospital Pharmacist (Evenings)
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Pharmacist
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 Pharmacist (Evenings). The successful candidate will:

  • Dispense, compound, administer drugs and other pharmaceuticals
  • Provide medication counseling and reconciliation
  • Review medication orders for safety and efficacy and then approve orders within our CPOE system to main medication profiles
  • Review and approve Pyxis profile orders
  • Administer oncology, TPN, and investigational drug solutions as needed
  • Dispense controlled substances as needed and maintain files
  • Participate in drug utilization review studies, QA, and PI programs
  • Actively participates in new technologies and operational programs
  • Maintain the records of Pharmacy
  • Supervise technicians and support staff
  • Report to Senior pharmacists, the Associate Director of Pharmacy, and the Director of Pharmacy
  • Provide in-service education to healthcare professionals on demand
  • Potentially rotate with medical teams and/or participate in specific medication management programs
  • Holiday coverage rotation and On-Call/Recall rotation required

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • New York State Pharmacist Licensure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior hospital pharmacy experience
  • PGY-1 completed residency 

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; 3:30pm to 12:00am (Evenings)

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

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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