Pharmacist

New York Blood Center   •  

Westbury, NY

Industry: Healthcare

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5 - 7 years

Posted 48 days ago

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Overview

At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join us as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.

Responsibilities

Successful candidate will process prescriptions for patients with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, educate patients in understanding the proper use of medication and compliance, as well as ensure compliance with all NYS and Federal drug laws as regulated by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Responsibilities include:

  • Processing prescriptions from contracted hospital hemophilia treatment centers
  • Assisting in inventory management, including performing physical inventory counts
  • Communicating and counseling physicians, nurses and hemophilia patients and their families in understanding the products and all necessary ancillary supplies
  • Preparing prescription orders for local and overnight deliveries
  • Recommending and implementing process improvements
  • Handling other related functions as necessary

Qualifications

To qualify, you must have a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy, current/valid NYS Pharmacist License, and 5 years’ experience in a hospital or healthcare pharmacy. Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects and proper administration will be expected, as will the ability to work independently, and effectively communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization and customers. Excellent problem-solving, decision-making, analytical and PC (MS Office Suite) skills required.

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