DUTIES: 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. The Transplant Clinical Pharmacy Specialist will provide clinical pharmacy services to the renal transplant services to the renal transplant service. 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 committees/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. 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 monitor Pharmacy residents and students during the Transplant rotation this title also provides clinical evaluations and acts as a consultant to the P&T Committee. The Pharmacy Department at SUNY Downstate is seeking a full time Senior Pharmacist/ Transplant Clinical Pharmacist. The successful candidate will: - 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 make recommendations and present findings to Transplant Selection Committee. - Provide medication discharge counseling along with a customized medication planner. - Precept and mentor Pharmacy residents and students during the Transplant rotation. - Sits as member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee - Quantify, manipulate, present clinical transplant medical management data through the use of Access, Quantifi, MS Excel, etc. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: - NYS Pharmacist Licensure or Eligible for NYS Pharmacist Licensure. - Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree from an ACPE-Accredited College of Pharmacy. - Completion of PGYI Pharmacy Residency. - Completion of PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Transplantation by the time of employment. - 4 to 10 years of experience as a Clinical Transplant Pharmacist Specialist preferred. Additional Info: * Please include the 5 digit line number and job title in the subject and body of your email submission.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.