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University of Rochester Home Infusion Pharmacy Technician - 155 Bellwood Dr - 227921 in Rochester, New York

Home Infusion Pharmacy Technician - 155 Bellwood Dr Job ID 227921

Location

Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary Regular

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 089 Pharmacy SMH

Schedule

Monday - Friday; days with occasional weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Assist pharmacist in the maintenance of the outpatient home infusion pharmacy’s drug distribution system, with a focus on quality and accuracy, patient care, and customer service. Under supervision of a pharmacist, and consistent with state, federal and local regulations, prepare prescriptions/home infusion order and supplies for final check by pharmacist. This includes, but is not limited to, processing orders and refills through our pharmacy computer system, physically preparing medications, organizing supplies, coordinating deliveries, and scheduling production of home infusion products.

Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all applicable company policies, procedures, and patient protocols. Comply with all current government regulations and professional standards respecting patient care.

  • Assists the pharmacists in the accurate and timely processing of prescription orders.

  • Verifies prescription information – determines accuracy of the prescription based upon information provided, obtains the correct pre-made medications, and ensures that medications are delivered to the patient in a timely manner.

  • Monitors inventory levels, assists in maintenance and daily ordering of drug inventory;

  • Coordinates with sterile product production for preparation of parenteral drug therapy

  • Prepares sterile products within USP 797 standards

  • Participates in clean room maintenance

  • Interacts with staff members and completes other duties as assigned by pharmacists or supervisor.

  • Utilizes proper telephone etiquette including providing identification upon answering the telephone; forwarding questions and information to a pharmacist when appropriate.

  • Employs courtesy and uses constructive communication with pharmacy, customers, and hospital staff.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.

Qualifications:

High school education; including at least one of the following. Certified Pharmacy technician, successful completion of a formal technician training program, three or more year’s pharmacy experience, five or more year’s healthcare related experience, associates or bachelor’s degree or 5 years’ experience in a science or business or enrolled in an accredited pharmacy school. Detail-oriented; computer literate; math aptitude including a basic understanding of units of measure; ability to work as part of a team; prioritization capabilities, and exceptional communication and customer service skills. Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification required within twelve months of entering into position. Previous experience with pharmacy applications a plus. Experience in sterile IV product production and home infusion preferred.

Required License/Certification

  • National certification (PTCB) required within six months of hire.

  • Must maintain national certification

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to be on feet for long periods

  • Operation of pharmacy and office equipment

  • Occasionally lift/move items up to 40 pounds

  • Visual abilities including: Reading, distance vision, and peripheral vision

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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