Pharmacy Technician

Per Diem 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ CentraState Medical Center
[ Overview ]

Provides quality pharmaceutical services to patients, physicians, nurses and other health professionals in accordance with established professional standards. 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

 

Working Conditions

Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.

 

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®.

[ Physical Demands ]

Standing; Walking; Bending; Climbing; Kneeling; Stooping; Reaching at waist; Lifting/pushing or pulling up to and greater than 40 pounds; Sitting, Reaching above shoulder or below waist; Typing; Filing.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

[ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ]

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.