Pharmacy Technician

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Under the supervision of a pharmacist, will assist the pharmacist in all areas of the Pharmacy Department. Able to provide appropriate care for patients served, regardless of age.



  • 1. Demonstrates knowledge of and be able to perform all required computer functions.
    • 1.1 Enters, adjusts or credits patient medication and IV orders.
  • 2. Assists the pharmacist's in the preparation and checking of all medications and IV Admixtures
    • 2.1 Fills patient unit dose cassettes for twenty-four hour periods with maximum of one (1) error per month.
  • 3. Responsible for maintaining and stocking of pharmaceutical supplies within the Pharmacy Department and all area of the hospital where medication are stored.
    • 3.1 Maintains proper levels of drugs, I.V. solutions and other supplies in appropriate areas by accurately
      entering order into wholesaler ordering device.
  • 4. Contributes to the productivity and efficient operations of the Pharmacy
    • 4.1 Uses time in an efficient manner, by assisting other staff members when assigned work is complete and
      when other areas require additional support.
  • 5. Prepares and maintains required records for medication preparation and dispensing.
    • 5.1 Prepares and signs appropriate Quality Assurance Forms as required.
  • 6. Ensures that the Greenwich Hospital and the Pharmacy Department are presented in a positive manner by promoting the Patient/Guest Relations Program.
    • 6.1 positive manner by promoting the Patient/Guest Relations Program.
  • 7. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures.
  • 8. Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of operational principles of Outpatient Pharmacy.
    • 8.1 principles of Outpatient Pharmacy.



High School Graduate required. Graduate from Pharmacy Technician Training program preferred. Must be registered with the State of Connecticut.


Minimum of 1 year retail or hospital experience


Must pass national certification exam within one year of start date.


Good communication skills and good math background. Must pass national certification exam within one year of start date.


Working in area where potential toxic chemicals are being prepared.
Standing, walking and reaching most of the day. Effort with light to heavy objects daily. Working within set time frame to provide all patients with their correct medications and supplies. Visibility throughout hospital requiring patience and good verbal communication between personnel inside and outside the Pharmacy Department.

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