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Northwell Health Pharmacy Assistant in New York, New York

Req Number 85161

Job Description

Job Description

To work in the pharmacy under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist and assist in pharmacy activities not requiring the professional judgment of the pharmacist. Work areas to include but not limited to assisting the pharmacist in all activities related to the department of pharmacy including, retrieving drugs, filling labels, delivering medications (or using the pneumatic tube), running ADM restock reports, refilling ADM , utilizing BCMA technologies, unpacking deliveries, restocking shelves, checking for expired medications, cleaning all drug storage areas that are not part of EVS cleaning, compounding medications as defined by policy and in accordance with NYS licensing, restocking paper in fax machines, replacing labels in printers, assisting nurses by drug delivery and answering phone calls, looking up missing medications and re-printing labels deemed appropriate by the pharmacist.

Job Responsibility

    • Repackages and/or labels non-sterile and sterile products and extemporaneous doses as instructed on the batch record by the pharmacist.
  • Completes all Critical Point Assignments

  • Utilizes aseptic technique when handling sterile product preparation.

  • Repackages unit dose drugs

  • Maintains inventory control in all work areas, completes alert and reorder forms when required, fills floorstock requisitions from the patient care areas, processes charges to the appropriate cost centers, receives deliveries from wholesalers and other vendors, checks for expiration dates of medications, and cleans all drug storage locations not done by EVS

  • Prepares and fills unit manual picks to be checked and dispensed by a pharmacist.

  • Inventories, requisitions, and stocks supplies from central supply

  • Refills medications for code cart trays and kits

  • Maintains work area by leaving area in a neat and organized manner, cleans work area routinely, follows appropriate disposal procedures.

  • Delivers medications to patient care areas.

  • Performs duties in the event of an emergency such as sick call coverage, vacant position coverage, workload adjustments, and projects.

  • Performs all related duties as a NYS licensed pharmacy technician, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Job Qualification

  • NYS Registered Pharmacy Technician License, REQUIRED

  • Two years of pharmacy technician experience, required.

  • Sterile product preparation experience, required.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

*Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

The salary range for this position is $25.68-$26.49/hour

It is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.