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Roles & Responsibilities:
Responsible for carrying out Clinical Pharmacy services with primary practice in the area of Emergency Medicine. Promotes clinically rational drug therapy and sound pharmaceutical care through the development of new (or expansion of existing) pharmacy practice programs, drug therapy policies, and other programs. Serves as an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy resource for the Health System and its affiliated pharmacy services. Responsible to serve as a preceptor for the PGY-1 residency program, and for students from local Colleges of Pharmacy. Conducts research and other scholarly activities throughout the year with the goal of publishing. Supervises and guides Pharmacists on the optimal provision of care to ensure professional development, and through use of their independent judgment, directs and disciplines their employees. Other responsibilities include patient care rounds, clinical interventions, medication use evaluations and institutional committee membership.
· Conducts departmental activities to meet the goals, objectives and policies of the department and the Hospital/Medical Center
· Provide pharmaceutical preparation and dosing recommendation for resuscitations
· Provide guidance for drug selection and dosing for toxicological emergencies
· Provide guidance for antimicrobial selection, dosing and adjustment relative to the antibiogram/local patterns of resistance and follow-up cultures
· Assist in identifying patients requiring thrombolysis, prepare/dose thrombolytics
· Perform medication reconciliation for patients on high risk for medication-related problems
· Provide patient education about high-risk medications
· Serve as drug information resource
· Ensure rapid medication delivery and serve as a liaison for pharmacy, ED
· Actively participates in relevant committees
· Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities
· Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
· Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies
· With the assistance of the pharmacy staff and department managers, reviews medication errors and adverse drug reactions occurring at the site and implements corrective measures, as appropriate
· Ensures the timely submission of performance improvement reports, including medication use evaluations
· Plans, organizes and directs the development and coordination of pharmaceutical activities in order to obtain maximum efficiency, proper utilization of available resources and the elimination of unnecessary duplication of service
· Oversees pharmacy student extern/internship programs and/or residency programs, as appropriate
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, ASHP-Accredited PGY-1 required; PGY-2 in Emergency Medicine or Critical Care preferred; Board Certification (e.g. BCPS, BCCCP) strongly encouraged
3 Years hospital experience with clinical experience/training
Licensing and Certification Requirements
Name: Registered Pharmacist Issuing Agency: NYS Board of Pharmacy
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.