Pharmacy Technician

Regular Full-Time

Location:

901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

Job Category:

CentraState Medical Center

Primary Shift:

Evening

Work Schedule:

3P-11P

Days and Hours:

Monday through Friday; every other Weekend

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Overview

CentraState Healthcare System, headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey is a leading non – profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The System includes CentraState Medical Center a community-based hospital, an ambulatory campus, three senior living facilities and three free-standing community health pavilions, and a charitable foundation. As the 3rd largest employer in Monmouth County, CentraState Healthcare System continues to live up to its reputation of being a truly great place to work recently designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company.

 

CentraState Medical Center is seeking a Pharmacy Technician. The Pharmacy Technician provides quality pharmaceutical services to patients, physicians, nurses and other health professionals in accordance with established professional standards. The Pharmacy Technician assists Pharmacy Manager with daily operations.

Responsibilities

Operational

  • Prepares patient specific medications to be ready for dispensing in a timely and accurate manner within established department standards.
  • Prepares and delivers medications for the automated dispensing cabinets and for the floor stock process.
  • Consistently demonstrates good aseptic technique and prepares sterile preparations in a timely and accurate manner within the USP 797 and USP 800 requirements.
  • Answers phones and delivers medications in a timely, accurate and professional manner.

Inventory Management / Repackaging

  • Assists with the appropriate ordering and the rotation of medications to minimize carrying costs and unnecessary waste.
  • Repackages and batches medication in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Checks PAR levels and expiration dates of medications inside and outside of the department and provides the appropriate documentation.

Quality / Performance Improvement

  • Actively participates in quality and performance improvement initiatives in the department.
  • Assists the Pharmacists, Lead Technician and Manager with operational needs and projects.

Regulatory / Professional Standards

  • Complies with regulatory and professional standards.
  • Provides recommendations on improvement in this area.
Qualifications

Minimum Education

High School Diploma or Equivalent

 

Minimum Work Experience

1 year of Pharmacy experience preferred

 

Required Licenses/Certifications

Pharmacy Technician License in the state of New Jersey

CPCT Certification Required

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Strong professional, organizational and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team and patients. Proficiency in Word® and Excel®

About Us

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and convenient satellite health pavilions offering primary care and specialty physician practices, along with access to outpatient services, such as lab and physical therapy. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times and was designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company by Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year.

 

When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in health care, and making a difference in our community. We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • 401(a) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Growth Opportunity and Workforce Development Initiatives
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At CentraState Healthcare System, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family!  Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.

 

CentraState Healthcare System, is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.