Kings County Hospital Center has a rich legacy for its pioneering role in medicine. Today, with over 625 beds, our hospital remains on the cutting edge of technology and provides the most modern procedures with state-of-the-art equipment. Built in 1831 as a one room infirmary for publicly supported care of the sick, Kings County Hospital Center continues to be a leading healthcare facility whose mission is to provide care to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. The hospital provides a wide range of health services, and specialties are offered in all fields of modern medicine. More than 200 clinics provide a wide array of ambulatory care services.
- Provide patient-specific medication use teaching for discharging medications when appropriate
- Work collaboratively with other clinicians and health care providers to implement and maintain innovative disease management programs and clinical pharmacy services
- Focus on cost avoidance and cost savings due to medication use in the facility
- Participate in the development of medication management programs within the institution, including clinical guidelines, critical pathways, disease management, and drug use programs
- Participate in providing didactic and experiential training in clinical pharmacy for PharmD students
- Participate in the professional development and competency of clinical pharmacy staff. Function as an educational resource for pharmacy staff
- Participate collegially in the development of new programs, services, and practices in the education activities of the department and the management and administration of the department
- Operates and troubleshoots automated dispensing systems, as needed
- Assists in the monthly inspection of the patient care units and the pharmacy
- Participate in the preparation and review of policies and procedures
- Documents interventions, adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and medication errors
- Reviews high risk medication orders prior to administration
- In the absence of the supervisor, may assist in the supervision of a Pharmacy unit or function
- Perform other related duties as required
For Level I:
1. Possession of a valid NY State license to practice pharmacy.
For Level II: In addition to meeting the qualification requirements of the lower level:
1. Two years of post licensure experience; or
2. Completion of a post graduate specialty residency or fellowship program; or
3. Current Pharmacy Board Certification.
For Level III: In addition to meeting the qualification requirements of the lower levels, an additional:
1. One year of post licensure supervisory experience or specialty clinical experience.