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Catholic Health Services Pharmacy Technician (Internal Position) in West Islip, New York

Pharmacy Technician (Internal Position) Facility:Good Samaritan Hospital Location:West Islip, NY Department:Pharmacy Category:Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule:Full Time Shift:Night shift Hours:11pm-7am ReqNum:6041296

Pharmacy Tech

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

The Pharmacy technician assists pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient records. Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. They do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a registered pharmacist.

Responsibilities:

• Replenishes floor stock medications on nursing units accurately, fills floor stock requests accurately and maintains appropriate documentation

• Identifies medications no longer in use in the Operating Room, returns medications to pharmacy, and appropriately manages such medications

• Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking, and storing pharmaceuticals and supplies in appropriate locations

• Rotates stock to ensure use before expiration date

• Maintains logs, records, and other required documentation accurately. Files documentation in appropriate locations

• Completes and documents monthly inspections of all assigned medication storage areas in a timely and comprehensive manner. Inspection assignments are completed without supervisor intervention

Requirements:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent, College courses desirable

• Pharmacy Technician Certificate

• Basic computer skills

• 2 – 3 years pharmacy experience preferred, but not required

At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

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