Hackensack Meridian Health Certified Pharmacy Technician in Hackensack, New Jersey
Certified Pharmacy TechnicianJob ID2023-130404DepartmentPharmacy - InpatientSiteHackensack University Med CntrJob LocationUS-NJ-HackensackPosition TypePart-time without BenefitsStandard Hours Per Week4ShiftEveningShift HoursEveningWeekend WorkEvery Other WeekendOn Call WorkNo On-Call RequiredHoliday WorkEvery Other HolidayOverviewOur team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives - and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It's also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.The Certified Pharmacy Technician provides technical support for the registered pharmacist in order to provide the pharmacist with sufficient time to focus on required functions. Responsibilities include the filling of orders and maintenance of appropriate supply levels in filling areas. Assists pharmacists in providing medication and other healthcare related products to patients.https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/en/Locations/Hackensack-University-Medical-Center/Helena-Theurer-PavilionResponsibilitiesA day in the life of a Certified Pharmacy Technician at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:- Prepares medication trays.- Delivers or tubes (pneumatic tube system) medication to patient care areas in accordance with departmental policies.- Ensures security, proper storage and delivery of all medications, supplies and orders.- Prepares medication orders under the oversight of a registered pharmacist.- Inspects and delivers medication carts to patient care areas- Assists the pharmacist in the maintenance of adequate drug supplies in filling areas and gives notification regarding the need to reorder supplies.- Assures that the filling areas maintained in a neat and orderly manner.- Assists the pharmacist in maintaining the security of drug supplies.- May resolve problems related to prescription inquiries.- Escalates calls to a registered pharmacist as necessary.- Provides appropriate documentation wherever and whenever required.- Performs tasks associated with automated equipment and maintains appropriate records as designated.- Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 5 lbs. and stands a minimum of 4 hours a day.- Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.- Other duties and/or projects as assigned.- Adheres to HMH's Organizational and Managerial competencies and standards of behavior.QualificationsEducation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:- High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:- Hospital experience with knowledge of unit dose dispensing and IV admixtures,Licenses and Certifications Required:- Valid NJ Pharmacy Technician License.- Valid Certification from PTCB or equivalent.If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!Need help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status and any other category protected by federal or state law.