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A.O. Fox Hospital Pharmacy Technician in Oneonta, New York

A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital is dedicated to recruiting talented professionals to provide the primary and specialty care needed in our community. Fox will harness information technology and provide facilities that will optimize clinical outcomes and patient experience.

Job Summary:

The Pharmacy Technician performs a variety of technical and clerical duties with an emphasis on accuracy, timeliness, and patient safety. Responsible to maintain confidential reports, enter and retrieve data utilizing the computer system, prepare sterile products utilizing aseptic technique, prepare unit dose medications for distribution, and manage medication inventory throughout the hospital and clinics, including the automated medication dispensing system.

Essential Functions:

  • Accurately fills unit dose medication carts, trays, kits, and stock areas.

  • Deliver medication carts, IV medications, and supplies as required.

  • Manage medication inventory including ordering, receiving, re-stocking, and storage of medications.

  • Rotate inventory to ensure use prior to expiration date and identifies and replaces outdated and unusable medications.

  • Prepare unit dose medications for distribution including pulling, packaging, label preparation, and barcode scanning validation.

  • Perform monthly inspections of selected areas.

  • Maintain logs, records, and other required documentation accurately.

  • Prepare sterile products including hazardous medications and parenteral nutrition utilizing aseptic technique in accordance with all pharmacy policies and standard operating procedures.

  • Utilize, clean, and maintain aseptic compounding area and equipment according to pharmacy policies and standard operating procedures.

  • Conduct quality monitors, collects data and completes documentation as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma, GED

Experience: Previous pharmacy experience preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of medical and medication terminology helpful, attention to detail essential

Physical Requirements: Standing, Walking most of day. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs

Licenses/Certifications: Certified pharmacy technician preferred

Benefits:

Our commitment to our employees includes benefit programs that are designed to meet the various needs across our employee population.

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays

  • Life insurance and disability protection

  • Retirement benefits and more…

Throughout our network, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through employee contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position.

Bassett Health Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

A. O. Fox Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military background.

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