Pharmacy Technician - FlexStaff (Suffolk County):
Northwell Health

Northwell Health
Riverhead New York
Job Description1. Assists Registered Pharmacist in the non-professional (non-judgmental) aspects preparing and dispensing medication. • Fills, packages, labels and stocks unit dose cart from patient profile card or computerized pick list; brings cart to nursing unit according to predetermined schedule. Makes other deliveries, as required. • Fills bottles or other package forms with measured amount of medication either manually or mechanically. • Labels containers of drugs according to department specification, either manually or mechanically. • Assists in clean air room, using sterile technique in filling and labeling injectable prescriptions, where required. • Assists in preparation and/or labeling of IV additives. • Fills medication orders in inpatient area. • Packages sudden, unexpected medication requests, as required. 2. Assists Registered Pharmacist in maintaining a variety of records and reports. • Maintains IV records with Pharmacist direction. • Maintains records for medication in inpatient area. • Maintains records of preparation of extemporaneous medications. • Assists in the maintenance of statistics and records for all medication orders. • Enters orders into computer terminal for refill purposes. 3. Maintains sufficient inventory at workstations in Pharmacy. • Transports required pharmacy material, as necessary. • Receives and maintains records of stock and inventory control. • Assists in material control by maintaining records and inventories. • Maintains placement of sufficient daily inventory of supplies to all areas of the Pharmacy to assure efficient operating conditions. 4. Performs related duties, as required.*ADA Essential Functions • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. • Current national certification through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)/National Healthcare Association (NHA), required. • Minimum of two (2) years experience as a Pharmacy Technician in a hospital pharmacy with a computerized system, preferred. • Ability to learn computerized hospital pharmacy system. • Must be able to do physically strenuous work.