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Hackensack Meridian Health Specialty Pharmacy Technician II, Full-Time in Hackensack, New Jersey


Our 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 Specialty Pharmacy Technician II at HMH will play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and accurate preparation of sterile medications for patients. You will work closely with pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to provide sterile compounding services while adhering to strict regulatory



A day in the life of a Specialty Pharmacy Technician II at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Sterile Compounding: Prepare sterile medications, including hazardous and non-hazardous intravenous (IV) admixtures and other sterile products, following established protocols and in compliance with USP <797> and <800> standards.

  • Aseptic Technique: Maintain aseptic techniques throughout the compounding process to minimize contamination and ensure patient safety.

  • Quality Assurance: Conduct routine cleaning, testing, and monitoring of compounding equipment, cleanrooms, and laminar airflow hoods to ensure optimal performance and adherence to quality standards.

  • Inventory Management: Manage and monitor inventory of sterile compounding drugs and supplies, ensuring adequate stock levels and proper storage conditions.

  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed records of compounding activities, including batch records, logs, and quality control documentation.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to meet the needs of patients and ensure the timely delivery of medications.

  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols and regulations, including the handling of hazardous drugs, personal protective equipment (PPE) use, and waste disposal.

  • Continuous Learning: Stay current with industry trends, guidelines, and best practices related to sterile compounding through ongoing education and training.

  • Prepare uncomplicated and/or complicated parenteral mixtures for hazardous and non-hazardous preparations in the finished form such as large volume, small volume, infusion syringe, infusion pump or other modality as required.

  • Utilization of CTSD devices and tubing to prepare complex chemotherapy products proficiently and safely as possible.

  • Delivers controlled substances and other medications to nursing units' automated medication dispensing cabinets (ADC) timely and accurately.

  • Prepares medications and subsequently loads and unloads medication into ADC with appropriate bar code scanning.

  • Supports the drug inventory process including rotation and restocking of drug dispensing areas with drugs and supplies needed to process patient medication orders.

  • Answers phones according to established phone etiquette and directs calls to the proper personnel.

  • Fills controlled substance orders and reconciles all discrepancies on a daily basis.

  • Fills and dispenses unit dose, IV Admixtures, and/or chemotherapeutic medications under the direction of pharmacists.

  • Maintains all necessary paperwork, legal documents, and records for all medications, including chemotherapy prepared for administration.

  • Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to ensure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.

  • Assist licensed pharmacists to formulate, label and dispense medications and other health care products in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 5 lbs. and stands a minimum of 4 hours a day.

  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.

  • Adheres to HMH's Organizational and Managerial competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.

  • Minimum of 2 years of sterile compounding experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years of hospital or similar experience.

  • Minimum of 6 months of oncology compounding experience.

  • Strong knowledge of aseptic techniques, USP <797> and <800> standards, and compounding equipment.

  • Experience in the utilization of CTSD devices and tubing to prepare complex chemotherapy products.

  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements and compliance standards.

  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining a sterile environment.

  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team.

  • Proficiency in using software and computer applications such as EPIC.

  • Strong knowledge of brand/generic oncology medications.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Pharmacy Technician License.

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB or ExCPT).

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

  • Cert Compounded Sterile Preparation Tech.

  • NPTA Sterile Compounding Pharmacy Tech Certification.

  • NPTA Hazardous Compounding Certification.


  • Regular contact with medical personnel and its visitors.

If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Job ID 2024-148590

Department Pharmacy - Adult Oncology OP

Site Hackensack University Med Cntr

Job Location US-NJ-Hackensack

Position Type Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week 40

Shift Day

Shift Hours Day

Weekend Work Every Third Weekend

On Call Work No On-Call Required

Holiday Work Every Other Holiday