HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Research Pharmacist - Variable Hours Officer in New York, New York
Employer Name: Columbia University
Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Temporary End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 5 Standard Work Schedule: Building: Salary Range: $65.00 per hour - $65.00 per hour The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Position Summary The Research Pharmacy is a division within the Clinical Trials Office (CTO). This position reports directly to the Research Pharmacy Senior Director who oversees all operations of investigational drug services (?Research Pharmacy?) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The CTO assists investigators and academic/research staff in developing clinical trials at VP&S and provides administrative and clinical resources and infrastructure to build and sustain clinical trials research at VP&S. The successful candidate will provide essential investigational drug services to Investigators and Research Personnel with responsibilities, critical and central to the conduct of the clinical investigation according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the applicable regulatory requirements. Responsibilities This Pharmacist will have duties and responsibilities that include, but are not limited to the following: ? Coordinate all aspects of investigational drug supply (including all adult and pediatric oncology and general clinical trials), maintain existing systems for management of investigational agents including perpetual inventories. Perform expiration date checks. ? Follow applicable Standard Operating Procedures and study specific procedures. ? Maintain practice in accordance with JCAHO, FDA and other regulatory requirements. ? Maintain study specific files and ensure that active protocols have been approved by an IRB, before dispensing. Maintain and follow each protocol regarding investigational drug use. ? Dispense, compound, and package investigational drugs upon written order of investigator, according to protocol. Maintain accountability records. ? Dispense solid, liquid, and sterile dosage forms, including chemotherapy and vaccines. ? Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment. ? Collaborate with University and Hospital staff, investigators, coordinators, sponsors, study monitors. ? Attend and host monitoring visits and/or meetings. ? Provide investigational drug information. ? Assist other staff pharmacists as deemed necessary by the Director of Research Pharmacy ? Must possess the ability to successfully complete Epic systems training requirements. Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested. Minimum Qualifications Must have a Bachelor?s degree or equivalent in education and experience, master?s, or PharmD degree preferred Four years of related experience Current licensure from the New York State Board of Pharmacy or be eligible for licensure in the State of New York Preferred Qualifications Board Certification is a plus. Minimum 1 year of hospital-based pharmacy experience or equivalent, such as pharmacy practice residency Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.