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The Mount Sinai Health System Pharmacy Tech; Beth Israel; Full Time Variable in New York, New York

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Assist registered pharmacists, as directed, in compounding, preparing, labeling, or dispensing of drugs used to fill valid prescriptions or medication orders, on in compounding, preparing, labeling in anticipation of a valid prescriptions or medication order, where such tasks require no clinical judgment.

Maintains an accurate, current census, including cassette bin labels, for all assigned areas. Completes documentation as required. Maintains adequate inventory of medications, supplies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintains an accurate, current census, including cassette bin labels, for all assigned areas.

  2. Maintains adequate inventory at all times, such as medications, intravenous supplies. Maintains stock of satellites, automated dispensing machines, urgent stock.

  3. Returns reusable medications to stock before the end of the shift, including processing of controlled substance returns.

  4. Prepares medications and puts into cassettes, automated dispensing, urgent stock; these medications must be checked by a pharmacist. Accurately fills these medication needs and performs statistical count of all doses when needed

  5. Exchanges cassettes/patient-specific bins per schedule established by management.

  6. Assists in exchange of crash cart trays and auxiliary stock.

  7. Conducts all required deliveries and other patient care area rounds in a timely fashion as directed by management.

  8. Repackages medications as per departmental policy

  9. Prepares parenteral products under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, after appropriate training. This may include reconstitution of medications with appropriate diluents and adding to infusion bags using aseptic technique, defrosting medication

  10. Obtains required signatures when delivering/provisioning controlled substances, prescription pads

  11. Performs inspections of pharmacy, nursing unit and/or clinic locations. Checking of refrigerator temperature and documentation therein.

  12. Routinely checks for and removes expired medications from inventory.

  13. Completes all required documentation and maintains records

  14. Completes audits of controlled substances as directed.

  15. Assists in reporting and resolving controlled substance discrepancies

  16. Assists in quality control projects as assigned within the department

  17. Effective communication with nursing and other services in person and via telecommunications

  18. Maintains work environment in a clean, neat and orderly fashion

  19. Conducts all required functions under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist

  20. Under the supervision of a pharmacist and after appropriate training, obtains medication information/history from patients and/or their caregiver for input into the electronic medical record.

Requirements:

Education:

High School graduate or equivalent

Experience:

Successful completion of a technician training program, or equivalent experience (as determined by the Director).

Registered Pharmacy Technician Issuing Agency: NYS Board of Pharmacy

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:

  • Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems’ vendors and partners.

  • Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.

  • Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.

  • Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to promote anti-racist behaviors.

  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount Sinai St. Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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