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Part-time pharmacist needed Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center, Yonkers

Title: Pharmacist
We change lives, one child at a time!
Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center is a pioneering provider of care, education and
hope for children with some of the most challenging medical complexities any
person can face. Featuring the largest long term residential medical center of its
kind in the United States.
Location: Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center
300 Executive Boulevard South
Yonkers, NY 10701
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Date: June 2024
Search # 2024-2292
Status: Part Time
Shift: 3 days per week Mon-Fri 8a-6p
Compensation: Salary Range: Pro Rated
$56.41/Hr. to $62.05/Hr. Benefit Eligible
Experience:
• 1-2 years of experience in a hospital or long-term care institution as a pharmacist
• Must have a basic knowledge of unit-dose, drug interactions, appropriate use of
pharmacy references, dosages, and pharmaceutical calculations
• Must have knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the practice of
Pharmacy in New York State
• Bachelor’s or Pharm. D degree in Pharmacy
Purpose of Position
To provide pharmaceutical services in accordance with federal, state, local standards
and the policies and procedures of the Pharmacy department of the Pediatric Center.
You will assist the Director of Pharmacy in providing quality pharmacy services to all the
residents of the Pediatric Center.
Position Functions and Responsibilities
• Understands ESCC’s Mission and Core Values and incorporates these values
into daily practice.
• Fills and dispenses prescriptions.
• Provides consultation on all aspects of pharmacy services and medication
information to staff, residents and families.
• Profiles patient orders to computer system.
• Prints accurate physicians’ order sheets and medication administration records.
• Properly stores medications, chemicals and biologicals.
• Assists Director in the ordering of medications, chemical and biologicals.
• Assists in the maintenance of inventory by removing expired medications and
rotating stock.
• Inspects nursing units and reports problems to Pharmacy Director.
• Packages medication for use on the nursing units.
• Picks up orders and delivers medications to the nursing units.
• Participates in department quality improvement activities as indicated.
• Compounds medications using special formulations in pharmacy compounding
book and keeps records of compounded prescriptions.
• Replenishes floor stock medications for nursing units and other departments.
• Assumes responsibility for the operation of the department in the absence of the
director.
• Demonstrates knowledge of the pharmacy’s and Pediatric Center’s policies and
procedures.
• Verifies and replaces medication orders for medications provided from the night
cabinet by the nursing supervisor when the pharmacy is closed.
• Maintains a communication log on all consultations regarding medication orders
and food-drug interactions.
• Must have at least 45 hours of continuing education completed every 3 years. At
least 23 of those credits must be for live CE programs.
• Other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by your
supervisor, department director, and/or administrator.

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