Oneida, NY

Oneida Health is an independent 101-bed acute care community hospital and a 160-bed extended-care facility (ECF) and short-term rehab facility licensed by the State of New York and operated by Oneida Health Systems, Inc., a New York not-for-profit corporation. The hospital is Joint Commission accredited.

We are proud to share that we have recognized for several national awards based upon safety of care as well as the patient experience of care. The first recognition is provided by The Leapfrog Group, a nationally recognized non-profit organization who reviews 30 patient quality and safety measures and assigns a letter grade to over 2,600 hospitals nationally based upon outcomes. The fall 2019 letter grade for OHC is a “B.”, our eighth consecutive “A” or “B”. Our hospital was also awarded 4 Stars for Patient Experience.

The second recognition is for the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient safety and is 1 of only 16 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019. The third recognition is for the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient experience and is 1 of only 8 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019…with Oneida Health as the only hospital in New York State to receive both awards for 2019! We are also very proud of our CMS 4-Star overall rating for patient experience and CMS 5-Star for quality measures.

Job Summary

Reviews, evaluates and dispenses individual drug orders including unit dose medications, intravenous additive preparations, total parenteral nutrition, chemotherapeutic agents, and investigational agents; interacts with nurses and prescribers to consult on medication and treatments along with drug therapy; monitors the drug therapy and offers cost effective alternatives, as appropriate; counsels patients in the proper use of prescribed drugs; oversees and directs pharmacy technician staff in the execution of technical functions. Oncology experience is mandatory.

Primary Duties

Provides specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes including advising physicians on issues concerning drug therapy, the inherent toxicity of drugs and side effects; assists in the prescription of appropriate doses.

Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to the dispensing of drugs and controlled drugs and the maintenance of required records.

Maintains liaison relationships with medical and nursing staff; provides timely information pertaining to pharmaceutical supplies, drug usage and compatibility, state and federal regulations regarding drug controls, and The Joint Commission standards.

Conducts and evaluates medication histories; assesses compliance and suggests modifications so as to achieve desired outcomes; instructs patients in the proper use of prescribed drugs; participates in patient care rounds with multidisciplinary teams to evaluate patient progress.

Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Minimum Qualifications

License to practice as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of New York

Education and Experience

1. Doctor of Pharmacy degree; or

2. Master’s degree and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time clinical pharmacy or pharmacy-related experience; or

3. Bachelor’s degree and the equivalent of three (3) of full-time clinical pharmacy or pharmacy-related experience.

  • 3-5 Years of Oncology experience
  • Must have extensive knowledge of drug protocols, medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics and disease states.
  • Must have the ability to work with information systems, automated and technical equipment.
  • Must possess word processing, database, and spreadsheet capabilities.
  • Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have good organizational skills.
  • Must have the ability to follow policies and procedures and individual instructions.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize tasks.

Compensation / Benefits:

Competitive salary and excellent benefits, including 403(b) with both matching and discretionary non-elective contributions, generous health insurance benefits, paid life/LTD insurance and 29 paid days off to start.

About Oneida Health

Oneida Health’s patients never have to sacrifice local accessibility for world-class care. Over twenty local care centers and our community of 150 employed and private-practice physician partners means an ever-expanding pool of professional expertise, progressive medical technology and treatment options.

Oneida Health provides ready access to a full complement of services including: 24/7 Emergency Department; Modern Inpatient Facilities; EHR; State of the Art Operating Suites; da Vinci Robotic Surgery; Modern Birthing Center; Outpatient Rehab Center; Hospital-Operated Primary and Specialty Care Practices and a 160-bed Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center.

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