At NYC Health + Hospitals, our mission is to deliver high quality care health services, without exception. Every employee takes a person-centered approach that exemplifies the ICARE values (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence) through empathic communication and partnerships between all persons.
Operates under defined protocols based upon agreement(s) with Collaborating Provider(s) and in accordance with the policies, procedures and protocols of NYC Health + Hospitals (H + H) and New York State (NYS) guidelines.
Implements and modifies drug therapy of individual patients or groups of patients (patients with diabetes, asthma, hypertension, etc.).
Adjusts the management of drug strength, frequency or route of administration and/or substitutes authorized drugs in accordance with the Drug Therapy Protocol with the Collaborating Provider.
Evaluates clinical laboratory tests related to the drug therapy management for the specific disease or disease state specified within the Protocol and orders such clinical laboratory tests, only if specifically authorized by the protocol and to the extent necessary to discharge their responsibilities under the law.
Orders and/or performs routine patient monitoring functions, as necessary, in drug therapy management including collecting and reviewing patient histories, conducting relevant physical assessments and ordering or checking of patient vital signs, including pulse, temperature, blood pressure and respiration, to the extent necessary to discharge responsibilities set forth in the Protocol.
Documents modifications made to the patient drug therapy in each participating patient’s record and notifies other treating providers, as required.
Performs comprehensive medication review and reconciliation and resolves medication-related problems in order to optimize drug therapy.
Provides patient education on self-management and assists patients and providers with medication access issues to ensure understanding of the care plan.
Performs related duties, as directed.
Please be advised that proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire.
PharmD degree required; and,
Completion of a pharmacy post graduate residency, PGY-1 and/or PGY-2
Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (CDTM) certification from the New York State Education Department required
Eligible for Board Certification from the Board of Pharmacy Specialties or currently Board Certified
Valid New York State license and current registration to practice pharmacy, required.
Immunization Certification and Current BLS Certification, required.