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Rochester Regional Health Specialty Pharmacy Technician in Rochester, New York

Specialty Pharmacy Technician

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Job IDREQ_123699 FACILITYUnity Hospital LOCATIONRochester, New York

SUMMARY Oversees operations of the Pharmacy Technicians on a day to day basis, providing guidance as needed. Improves patient care and safety by promoting consistency within the department. Ensures compliance with current best practices, regulations, and policies and procedures.

STATUS:Full Time

LOCATION:Unity Hospital



For Inpatient Pharmacy:

  • Minimum 2 years of pharmacy experience including experience within specialized area of hospital

  • Pharmacy and National Pharmacy certification or 5+ years of pharmacy experience including experience within specialized area of hospital pharmacy.

  • Excellent mathematical skills for the preparation and distribution of pharmaceuticals.

  • Should possess a basic understanding of hospital or long term care pharmacy drug distribution systems including unit dose, IV additive, and floor stock distribution methods.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent


  • T echnician 50% of the time (potentially more dependent upon scheduling requirements).

  • Mentors and trains new employees to help them reach the standards of the department.

  • Serves as a resource to staff in resolving complex issues and by providing technical skills.

  • Assists in development and implementation of changes in departmental operations to improve performance within the pharmacy department working in conjunction with the Leadership Team.

  • Acts daily to identify staffing concerns and workload issues or policy questions, and ensures that the appropriate staff is resolving issues or finding appropriate answers, providing support as necessary. In some cases, the Technician Coordinator will resolve the issue.

  • Responsible for direct reports, monthly rounding, yearly performance appraisals, and HML evaluations.

  • Will participate in any performance improvement plans for direct reports.

  • Oversees shift to shift hand off and ensures the process is effective.

  • Participates in leadership team meetings as needed. Requires a weekly meeting with Pharmacy Director to ensure proper flow of information and mentoring.

  • Other duties as assigned. ​


    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSM - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

    LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONSCPhT - Pharmacy Technician Certification - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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