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Pharmacy Technician

  • Location:

    Uniondale

  • Sector:

    MRS Pharmacy

  • Job type:

    Temporary & Contract

  • Salary:

    US$15 - US$18 per hour

  • Contact:

    Fred Baker

  • Contact email:

    fbaker@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH369226_1651865284

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-04

  • Client:

    Medical Recruitment Strategies

Hours: 3:00PM - 11:30PM (4 days a week) & 9:00PM to 6:00PM (1 weekend day)


Description:

  • Fills prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy, packaging medications for dispensing and for delivery, meeting the accuracy and productivity standards of the pharmacy
  • Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels
  • Participates in the periodic inventory of the pharmacy
  • May check in drugs and supplies, stock shelves and remove out-of-date items from the inventory
  • Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments, which may include non-sterile compounding
  • Communicates with internal and external customers in a pleasant and professional manner
  • May process returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction
  • Assists in the training of new employees
  • Also performs at least one of the following:
  • Works in the Controlled Drugs (Narcotics) Room;
  • Works with automated machine to repack drugs;
  • Manages inventory functions such as monitoring pharmaceutical levels and identify expired medications, managing to the pharmacy standard for Days on Hand;
  • Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system to produce labels (data entry);
  • Mixes/packages IV medications, sanitizes IV room, equipment and hood
  • Services facility-based medication dispensing machines (e.g., Rx Now)
  • Performs other tasks as assigned


Required:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Experience in a pharmacy setting and with medical terminology.
Ability to operate a computer; ability to recognize and identify medications.
Detail oriented; goal oriented, team player, effective oral communication.
Pharmacy Technician license.

Desired
: Long Term Care pharmacy experience.