Memorial Sloan Kettering is pleased to offer a 12 month post graduate ASHP-accredited training program that provides advanced training in medication use and quality assessment. The selected candidate will focus on the evaluation and assessment of high alert medications-cancer chemotherapy, opioid infusions, anticoagulants, insulin, sedative infusions and hypertonic electrolytes. The resident will be prepared to assume a leadership position to implement sustained medication use and quality improvement strategies in adult and pediatric patients. The resident will use our fully integrated electronic medical record with over 6000 order sets and a library of comprehensive drug guidelines for virtually all medications that are used in patients with cancer. The resident will also utilize our robust electronic reporting system to dissect actual events and trend improvement efforts that enhance the care of our patients. The resident will interact with our experienced pharmacy staff (600 FTE’s with 340 pharmacists) that operates in one of the most comprehensive and decentralized pharmacy systems in the country including a large team of clinical pharmacy specialists. The program will include a 4 week medication safety leadership rotation at the Institute of Safe Medication Practices in Horsham, PA. The resident will also learn about the medication use challenges in one of the biggest investigational drug programs in the world with a NCI- supported research pharmacy. Rotations will include several Administrative-Medication Safety Leadership; Drug Policy & Pharmaceutical Outcomes; Medication Event Evaluation & Analysis; Pharmacy Informatics; and several 3 week learning experiences through clinical areas-Adult oncology; Pediatrics; ICU; Geriatrics; Transitions in Care and Pain management. The resident will actively participate in several interdisciplinary institutional committees including Pharmacy and Therapeutics; Pharmacy Quality Assessment; and Medication Management.
Requirements for acceptance • Graduate from a Doctor of Pharmacy program • Completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1) experience • Eligibility for NY license (Residents are required to obtain Pharmacist licensure in the State of New York by September 30, 2020) • Participate in the Personal Placement Services (PPS) at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and onsite interview
Internal Number: 7101- E1
About Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is the world's oldest and largest private institution devoted to the prevention, treatment and cure of cancer. We have dedicated more than a century to patient care and innovative research, and are recognized as one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers.
When you work within our organization, you will be part of a team with a purpose. You will be encouraged to learn and grow through responsibility and collaboration. Most important, you will contribute to the fulfillment of our mission: the progressive control and cure of cancer through programs of patient care, research and education.