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University of Rochester Pharmacy Technician - 211954 in Rochester, New York

Pharmacy Technician

Job ID

211954

Location

Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary

Regular

Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Dept Desc

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Assist pharmacist in the maintenance of the outpatient pharmacy’s drug distribution system, with a focus on quality and accuracy, patient care, and customer service. Under supervision of a pharmacist, and consistent with state, federal and local regulations, prepare prescriptions/home infusion order and supplies for final check by pharmacist. This includes, but is not limited to, processing orders and refills through pharmacy computer system, identification of patient in-hospital billing system to obtain demographic information, entering patient information into computer system, physically preparing drug product (doses) for pharmacist, correcting online adjudication rejects that occur, coordinating deliveries, and scheduling production of home infusion products.

Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all applicable company policies, procedures, and patient protocols. Comply with all current government regulations and professional standards respecting patient care.

  • Assists the pharmacists in the accurate and timely processing of prescription orders.

  • Verifies prescription information – determines accuracy of the prescription based upon information provided, obtains the correct pre-made medications, and ensures that medications are delivered to the patient in a timely manner.

  • Monitors inventory levels, assists in maintenance and daily ordering of drug inventory;

  • Coordinates with sterile product production for preparation of parenteral drug therapy

  • Prepares sterile products within USP 797 standards

  • Participates in clean room maintenance

  • Interacts with staff members and completes other duties as assigned by pharmacists or supervisor.

  • Utilizes proper telephone etiquette including providing identification upon answering the telephone; forwarding questions and information to a pharmacist when appropriate.

  • Employs courtesy and uses constructive communication with pharmacy, customers, and hospital staff.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.

Qualifications:

High school education; including at least one of the following. Certified Pharmacy technician, successful completion of a formal technician training program, three or more year’s pharmacy experience, five or more year’s healthcare related experience, associates or bachelor’s degree or 5 years’ experience in a science or business or enrolled in an accredited pharmacy school. Detail-oriented; computer literate; math aptitude including a basic understanding of units of measure; ability to work as part of a team; prioritization capabilities, and exceptional communication and customer service skills. Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification required within twelve months of entering into position. Previous experience with pharmacy applications a plus. Experience in sterile IV product production and home infusion preferred.

Required License/Certification

  • National certification (PTCB) required within one year of hire.

  • Must maintain national certification

  • Certified in sterile product production provided upon hire

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to be on feet for long periods

  • Operation of pharmacy and office equipment

  • Occasionally lift/move items up to 40 pounds

  • Visual abilities including: Reading, distance vision, and peripheral vision

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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