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NYU Winthrop Hospital Pharmacy Technician-Floater FT in Mineola, New York

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Pharmacy Technician-Floater.

In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for assisting the supervising pharmacist with any required tasks that Have been approved by federal and state regulations and Hospital policies for performance by non-licensed pharmacy personnel.

Job Responsibilities:
Processes supplies received from vendors. Maintains familiarity with formulary drugs regarding their dosage forms, strengths, generictrade names, storage conditions and location in the pharmacy. Informs purchasing assistant of low inventory levels. Forwards completed paperwork and invoices to the purchasing assistant. Informs purchasing assistant of any discrepancies, damages, etc.
Assists pharmacists in the dispensing area and assists pharmacists in the sterile preparation area. Fills medication orders generated by the staff pharmacist, initializing the label, placing medication in the proper container and having the completed preparation checked by a staff pharmacist. Keeps medication areas stocked. Prepares sterile parenteral and irrigation products under the supervision of a staff pharmacist. Performs IV manufacturing list functions. Maintains accurate batch logs. Performs daily parenteral room inventory reporting to purchasing assistant.
Responsible for maintaining the functionality of the the Automated Dispensing Cabinets machines(i.e. Pyxis/Omnicell). Restocks cabinets to par levels. Processes returns. Charges patient care area accounts for medications restocked. Processes patient medication returns
Responsible for maintaining the emergency medication boxtray exchange system. Follows procedures for replacing used or expired boxes on the patient care areas. Updates log book and location board. Inspects and replaces used and expired medications with medications having longest available expiration dates. Updates schematic chart and labels box with earliest expiring medications
Responsible for the handling of controlled substances in accordance with NYS, federal and local regulations, and departmental policies and procedures. Maintains accurate controlled drug log entries. Accurately completes controlled drug floor stock requisitions. Processes controlled drug returns according to policy and procedures, and state and federal regulations.
Responsible for the proper operation of the cartfill robotic system and for performing medication cart exchange. Process patient medication credits. Return extra and discontinued IVPB medications to Pharmacy for credit.
Responsible for participating in the Medication Reconciliation program. Speaks with patients at admission to determine home meds. Ensures proper medication, dose, frequency and indication.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or GED. 1-2 years of Pharmacy experience or currently accepted/enrolled in an Accredited School of Pharmacy PharmD Program. Good communication (both oral and written), organizational, detail oriented, and record keeping skills. Basic computer skills. Ability to prepare sterile products using proper aseptic technique.
Preferred Qualifications:
Pharmacy Technician Certification. Ability to prepare sterile products using proper aseptic technique.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island EEO policies, please . Please to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please .

NYU Winthrop is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

If you wish to view NYU Winthrop's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

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