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Pharmacy Technician

Company: Elizabeth Seton Children's
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Position:To provide pharmaceutical services in accordance with federal, state, local standards and the policies and procedures of the Pharmacy department of the Pediatric Center. You will assist the Director of Pharmacy in providing quality pharmacy services to all the residents of the Pediatric Center.Position Functions and Responsibilities:+ Promotes Elizabeth Seton Children's Mission and Core Values of Respecting and Embracing Diversity, Excellence, Collaboration, Innovation, Evolution, Growth and Change and Loving Relationships by bringing these values to life in the organization.+ Fills prescriptions to be checked by a pharmacist.+ Profiles patient orders to computer system under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist.+ Properly stores medications, chemicals and biological.+ Assists Director in the ordering of medications, chemicals and biological.+ Assists in the maintenance of inventory by removing expired medications and rotating stock.+ Inspects nursing units and reports problems to Pharmacy Director.+ Packages medication for use on the nursing units.+ Daily rounds to retrieve refill requests and submit to allow tracking of prescription requests.+ Assists in reconciliation of medications.+ Delivers medications to the nursing units.+ Participates in department quality improvement activities as indicated.+ Compounds medications using special formulations in pharmacy compounding book and keeps records of compounded prescriptions under the supervision of a pharmacist.+ Replenishes floor stock medications for nursing units and other departments.+ Ensure expired medications are removed from active supply.+ Assist in billing of medications and obtain prior authorizations for medications as needed for reimbursement.+ Manages re-write schedule and distributes to appropriate staff.+ Demonstrates knowledge of the pharmacy's and Pediatric Center's policies and procedures.+ Must have at least 20 hours of continuing education completed every 2 years. At least 6 of those credits must be 2 for law, 2 for patient safety, and 2 for medication errors.+ Other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by your supervisor, department director, and/or administrator.Education Requirements:+ The Pharmacy Technician must have successfully completed a New York State approved pharmacy technician courseExperience:+ 1-2 years of experience in a hospital or long-term care institution as a pharmacy technician+ Experience putting patient orders into computerJob ID: 2022-1752 External Company Name: Elizabeth Seton Children's External Company URL: https://setonchildrens.org/ Street: 300 Corporate Boulevard South Shift: Day

Keywords: Elizabeth Seton Children's, Yonkers , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Yonkers, New York

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