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Penn Medicine Pharmacy Tech in Plainsboro, New Jersey

Pharmacy Tech

  • Job ID :100641

  • Job Category: Pharmacy

  • Specialty Area: Pharmacy

  • Primary Shift: Day

  • Work Schedule: Variable

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Medicine at Princeton Health

  • Location: Plainsboro, NJ

  • Address: 1 Plainsboro Road

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description :

A member of the pharmacy department support staff who under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist performs specific job

responsibilities authorized by the New Jersey State Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulation.


  1. Follows all procedures and techniques for aseptic preparation of parenteral products. Performs compounding of pharmaceutical preparations,

including but not limited to: large volume parenteral solutions, intravenous piggybacks, epidural solutions, dialysis solutions, syringe products,

and TPN solutions as assigned.

  1. Follows all procedures for the maintenance of the clean room, anteroom and IV workroom according to USP Chapter 797 standards, including

changing of laminar hood pre-filters and maintenance of equipment used in this area.

  1. Maintains medication inventory by assisting in ordering and receiving medication from wholesalers and vendors, completing paperwork relative

to orders received, stocking all pharmacy areas, and maintaining inventory expiration records. Assists with medication inventory control on each

nursing unit by performing nursing station reviews, stocking code cart trays, Pyxis, McKesson PROmanager and MedCarousel and resolving Pyxis

drawer errors.

  1. Assists in the provision of pharmacy services to hospital inpatients and outpatients by assisting the pharmacists in dispensing functions,

including but not limited to: accurately filling and labeling of all new and refill medications; filling of unit dose patient bins via the clinical

computer system and McKesson automation; timely delivery of medications; restocking and maintaining medications in Pyxis devices and

medication cabinets.

  1. Assists with the distribution and control of controlled drug substances (CDS) within the Pharmacy and to patient care areas. Retrieves controlled

drug substances from the CII Safe, labels according to established standards, assists in maintaining CDS inventory on patient care units via

manual and Pyxis systems, and medication deliveries

Minimum Requirements :

High school graduate (college degree preferred)

One year recent hospital pharmacy technical experience or several years of relevant pharmacy experience preferred.

New Jersey Board of Pharmacy Registration as pharmacy technician (required within 180 days of employment)

National “Certification for Pharmacy Technicians” (required within one year of employment)

Additional Information :

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Penn Medicine

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.