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RWJBarnabas Health Pharmacy Technician Emergency Dept - Full Time Evening in Toms River, New Jersey

Pharmacy Technician Emergency Dept - Full Time EveningReq #:0000063794

Category:Pharmacy

Status:Full-Time

Shift:Evening

Facility:Community Medical Center

Location:

Pharmacy, 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08755

At Community, our employees make the difference, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement savings plan. To encourage the advancement of our employees, we offer a tuition assistance program and provide opportunities for professional development and growth.

Community Medical Center is dedicated to advancing the quality of life and health of our community while delivering compassionate care for our patients. Our core values include: Compassion, Quality, Accountability, Integrity, Diversity and Teamwork.

We are seeking a Pharmacy Tech for the Emergency Department!

  • Pharmacy Tech for the ED must communicate effectively and utilize appropriate interviewing skills to allow for the complete medication history taking.

  • Reviews currently documented external prescription history and contacts patient s retail pharmacy to resolve any medication concerns.

  • Maintains electronic medication databases in both the ED and main pharmacy.

  • Evaluates patient s medication list for completion and identifies if duplication of therapy exists.

  • Maintains positive interactions with multiple disciplines in the healthcare system.

  • Inspects all medication storage areas as assigned.

  • Maintains and demonstrates knowledge in the following areas of Pharmacy practice: calculations, generic-trade name relationships, abbreviations, common conversions and symbols.

  • Maintains and demonstrates awareness of limitations of technicians.

  • Maintains cleanliness of work area, replaces returns and disposes of non-reusable items properly.

  • Makes efficient use of slow periods by finding or asking for work to be done.

  • Responds to Vocera, answers phone within 3 rings and completes departmental education.

  • Delivers stat medication to the emergency department as requested by pharmacists.

  • Contacts the charge nurse daily.

Requirements:

  • Associates degree required. Bachelors of Science preferred.

  • Experience: 1 year of Pharmacy experience preferred.

  • Registration in New Jersey within 180 days of employment.

  • PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) certification within 1 year of employment for benefit earning technicians.

Community Medical Center, an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, is a 592-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital offering area residents world-class medical treatment with the comforts of hometown care. Opened in 1961, CMC has evolved into the state s largest non-teaching hospital and Ocean County s largest and most active health care facility caring for over 21,500 inpatients, 178,000 outpatients and 73,700 emergency department patients each year. Community Medical Center is dedicated to advancing the quality of life and health of our community while delivering compassionate care for our patients. Our core values include: Compassion, Quality, Accountability, Integrity, Diversity and Teamwork.

EOE

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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