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Pharmacy Technician

at Orange Regional Medical Center

Posted: 7/10/2020
Job Reference #: 17465
Keywords: pharmacy

Job Description

Job LocationUS-NY-Middletown
Posted Date6 months ago(1/22/2020 9:08 AM)
Job ID
2018-17465
# Positions
14
Category
Pharmacy
Shift Type
4 - All Per diem
If Other - Shift Slot
Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per diems are required to work 2 major and 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time.
FTE
PDM
Normal Working Schedule
Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per diems are required to work 2 major and 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time.
Campus
Garnet Health Medical Center

Overview

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

Responsibilities

The Pharmacy Technician, under the direct supervision of the Pharmacy Manager or Registered Pharmacist, shall assist with routine pharmacy responsibilities. These include, preparing and distributing medications, maintaining inventory, preparing reports, managing automated systems, and maintaining records. They work only under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. They do not perform duties that legally can only be performed by a registered pharmacist.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School graduate or equivalent required. College graduate, Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Minimum Experience: Previous hospital experience preferred. Retail pharmacy experienced accepted but not preferred. Candidates must have a demonstrable knowledge of mathematical skills that includes, ability to do complex weight and measure calculations. Candidates must be able to demonstrate ability to perform percentages, division operations, and decimal point manipulation. General computer skills including data entry required. Technicians must perform all functions accurately and within specified timeframes. Must work cooperatively with pharmacy and Medical Center staff. Must demonstrate ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in their work environment and work schedule. They must respond quickly to emergency requests. They must be able to set priorities and problem solve in their daily work day. They must be able to communicate efficiently both verbally and in writing.

Required Certification/Registration: Certified technicians (PTCB certified) are preferred.

Physical Requirements: Stands, walks, carries objects or pushes carts. Works with material weighing less than 25lbs most of the day, objects over 25lbs less than half the day.

Working Conditions: Works inside, some exposure to machinery, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Frequent contact with co-workers and other Medical Center employees. Incidental contact with patients, visitors and physicians.

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