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Northwell Health

Pharmacy Technician

Brooklyn, NY

Job Description

Assists in the preparation, dispensing, manufacturing and repackaging of medications. Assists in maintaining records and reports. Maintains sufficient inventories at workstations.


Job Responsibility


Assists Registered Pharmacist in the non-professional (non-judgmental) aspects of preparing and dispensing medication: Fills, packages, labels and stocks unit dose cart from patient profile card or computerized pick list; brings cart to nursing unit according to predetermined schedule.Makes other deliveries, as required; Fills bottles or other package forms with measured amount of medication either manually or mechanically; Labels containers of drugs according to department specification, either manually or mechanically; Assists in clean air room, using sterile technique in filling and labeling injectable prescriptions; Assists in preparation of IV additives; Fills medication orders in inpatient area; and Responsible for extemporaneous medication packaging, as required.

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Assists Registered Pharmacist in maintaining a variety of records and reports: Maintains IV records with Pharmacist direction; Maintains records for medication in inpatient area; Maintains records of preparation of extemporaneous medications; Assists in the maintenance of statistics and records for all medication orders; and Enters orders into computer terminal.
Maintains sufficient inventory at workstations in Pharmacy: Transports required pharmacy material, as necessary; Receives and maintains records of stock and inventory control; Assists in material control by maintaining records and inventories; Maintains placement of sufficient daily inventory of supplies to all areas of Pharmacy to assure efficient operating conditions.
Performs related duties, as required.


Job Qualification


High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Graduate of a recognized Pharmacy Technician Training Program OR Equivalent hospital pharmacy experience, required.
Current national certification through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)/National Healthcare Association (NHA), required when hired on/after 3/1/21.
Current license as a registered pharmacy technician in NYS, required when hired on/after 4/25/21.
Two (2) years experience as a Pharmacy Technician in a hospital pharmacy with a computerized system, preferred.
Must possess a valid driver's license, where applicable.
Ability to learn computerized hospital pharmacy system.
*Additional Salary Detail
The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Client-provided location(s): Staten Island, NY, USA
Job ID: Northwell-20273022
Employment Type: Part Time