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Hackensack Meridian Health Pharmacy Technician ( Per Diem) in Edison, New Jersey

Pharmacy Technician ( Per Diem)

Job ID
2020-80925

Department
Pharmacy

Site
JFK Medical Center

Job Location
US-NJ-Edison

Position Type
Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week
8

Shift
Day

Shift Hours
varied

Weekend Work
Weekends as Needed

On Call Work
No On-Call Required

Holiday Work
As Needed

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

The Pharmacy Tech assists Registered Pharmacists and other healthcare providers in a manner to provide medications accurately, safely and efficiently to the patient population served by Ocean Medical Center. Work at all times under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Pharmacy Technician at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
Obtain necessary medications as documented on current patient records accurately and as needed to meet administration times.
Prepare and dispense sterile products and IV admixtures using aseptic technique.
Prepare medication compounds according to 'recipe' once ingredients have been checked by a Registered Pharmacist.
Repackage medications for unit-of-use distribution.
Deliver medications to patient care areas as scheduled or directed by a Pharmacist in a timely fashion.
Communicate with all members of the healthcare team in an effective and professional manner

Qualifications

NJ Registered Pharmacy technician
NJ Pharmacy technician certification preferred (PTCB)
1-3 years experience as hospital pharmacy technician preferred

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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.

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