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Wednesday June 19, 2024 2:00 - 6:00pm

Pharmacy Technician - Full Time Days

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Pharmacy Technician

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Responsible for all medication dispensing and preparation functions according to Pharmacy policy and procedure with additional responsibility for ADM (Automated Dispensing Machine) restocking.

What you will do

  • Displays knowledge of drug nomenclature, dosage forms, strengths, concentrations, etc
  • Accurate check and/or fill of medication orders either dispensed via automation or requiring manual pick from automated storage units
  • Displays compliance and competence regarding standard procedures for preparing sterile products including departmental policies, aseptic technique, USP 797, documentation, safety precautions, etc
  • Displays competence regarding operation of medication management automation and equipment, such as, but not limited to, automated dispensing cabinets, dispensing robot, storage carousel, MIC chambers
  • Handles medications in a safe manner to ensure proper storage conditions, avoidance of dispensing errors, tracking of delivery via closed loop system and reports safety or procedural concerns when necessary
  • Familiar with and utilization of drug references to obtain necessary drug specific information pertaining to dispensing, preparation, storage, etc of medications
  • Displays competence regarding mathematical calculations required for accurate dispensing of pharmaceutical preparations for all medication administration routes
  • Displays competence regarding additional responsibilities as trained and assigned such as departmental areas inspections, chemo preparation, medication packaging and robot stocking, scheduling, etc
  • Covers alternate shifts based on need for Benefit Time coverage or Department need
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education Qualifications

  • High School Or equivalent experience Required

Experience Qualifications

  • less than 1 year Must have recent hospital experience as a Pharmacy Technician Required and
  • Long-term care, compounding or retail Pharmacy Technician Required and
  • Inventory management and automation experience Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Detail oriented and ability to work in a consistent and methodical manner (High proficiency)

Licenses and Certifications

  • LPT - Licensed Pharmacy Tech NJ Board of Pharmacy Registration Upon Hire Required and
  • PHAR-C - Certified Pharmacy Tech Board Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Upon Hire Required

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.