Clinical Pharmacy Assistant (Specialty Pharmacy)
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

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Clinical Pharmacy Assistant (Specialty Pharmacy)
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Time Type:
Full time
Weekly Hours:
Works at the direction of the Specialty Pharmacy Manager in performing daily activities to support operational and clinical pharmacy activities. which include but are not limited to: direct patient care, Oral Chemotherapy Program, transitions of care, medication safety, financial clearance, and quality improvement projects as deemed appropriate by Pharmacy Leadership. Serves in both Specialty pharmacy and clinic settings and provides a wide range of medication management and administrative services to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the professional staff. Facilitates and implements essential pharmacy processes to ensure the safe, timely and appropriate use of medications throughout the institution. Ensures high standards of care by acting as a liaison between patients, clinics and pharmacy staff to optimize pharmacy services by eliminating communication gaps and decreasing the administrative responsibilities performed by the pharmacists and providers thus permitting more time for direct patient care. The Clinical pharmacy assistant will play a major role in coordinating all prescriptions' needs for their assigned clinics including financial clearance, patient financial assistance programs, prior authorizations, medication dispensing, arranging shipments and deliveries and other duties as assigned by Specialty Pharmacy managers

Required Education and Experience

Certification Requirement
1. National Certification as a Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or ExCPT from National Healthcareer Association (NHA) required.
2. Registered Pharmacy Technician with NYS Office of the Professions, State Education Department.

Education and Experience
High School diploma or High School Equivalency diploma and the equivalent of three (3) years of full-time Pharmacy Technician experience in a hospital, healthcare organization, chemo-infusion, specialty pharmacy, insurance company or related field.

1. Incumbents must maintain the required New York State registration and national certification as a Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) as a condition of continued employment.
2. Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Roswell Park is committed to providing an environment where patients, families, employees, and community are treated with courtesy and respect. We support an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents, skills, and abilities of each individual to embody and reflect Roswell Park's core values; Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Compassion, and Respect.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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