Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, PICU

USA-NY-New York
3 months ago
Requisition ID
Allied Health - Pharmacy

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.


For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description



As a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Memorial Sloan Kettering, you will have the opportunity to play a critical role in our fight to conquer cancer alongside clinicians who are internally and externally recognized as leaders in multiple fields. Our belief in unifying basic science with clinical investigations, collaboration across all department levels, and most importantly, the unmatched dedication and compassion of our staff has resulted in Memorial Sloan Kettering being named among the elite hospitals for cancer care in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report listing of Best Hospitals.


The Pharmacy Department utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, where the emphasis is on therapeutic efficacy and safety. We provide comprehensive, clinical and dispensing services in both inpatient and ambulatory care settings through a decentralized satellite pharmacy services model.


We are looking for a confident, independent individual to join our Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist team as our PICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. In this role, you will serve as a fully integrated member of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to provide advanced clinical pharmacy services, including:

  • Drug therapy design and monitoring, patient medication counseling, and participation in Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (CDTM)
  • Committee participation and development of treatment guidelines  and pharmacy policies
  • Preceptorship of PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy residents and pharmacy students
  • Education of hospital staff through Grand Rounds presentations and in-service training



PharmD (or equivalent) required, as is NYS license (or eligibility), completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency and an ASHP-accredited PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy residency.


Days / hours vary




MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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