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Samaritan Medical Center Lead Certified Pharmacy Assistant in Watertown, New York


01.8471 Pharmacy

Position Category:

Technicians and Specialist

Employment Type:

Full time



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Administer the Automated Dispensing Pharmacy System and other software solutions in concert with the Supervisor of Pharmacy Assistants. Coordinate all Pharmaceutical needs of the system. Ensure availability and delivery of medications and supplies to authorized locations/personnel. Scheduling and assigning staff to meet needs of system. Maintains payroll records. Ability to assist and coordinate changing needs of the system, comply with all policy and procedures. Knowledge of N.Y.S. Pharmaceutical law for support staff. Dealing with professional and nonprofessional personnel. Ability to perform all support staff duties. Attend meetings if required. IV prep requires previous experience and training required. At least two years prior Pharmacy experience in a hospital environment required. Alert, Detail Oriented, Ability to Prioritize, Accurate. Utilizes Computers, Fax Machine, Copier, etc., Computer programs. Previous experience in a health care environment required. Proficient in the use of a personal computer including word processing and other software solutions. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to independently take initiative and exercise good judgment in decision-making. Ability to work efficiently and effectively under deadline pressures and to simultaneously handle multiple projects . Professional maturity that daily sets the tone in carrying out the responsibilities of the position. High degree of honesty, integrity and confidentiality. Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to undertake new responsibilities as assigned. Ability to work under stress. Must take phone calls to help trouble shoot software and hardware issues. High school level of knowledge. Must pass Certified Pharmacy Technician Competency Test and maintain certification within 1 year. Must have a valid NYS Driver's License with reliable transportation to periodically perform duties at off-site locations.

Requisition Opened Date: 7/15/21

Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.