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Certified Pharmacy Technician needed Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center, Yonkers

Certified Pharmacy Technician – Per Diem
Location: Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center
300 Executive Boulevard South
Yonkers, NY 10701
To view our postings and apply: https://setonchildrens.org
Date: June 2024
Status: Per Diem as needed Mon-Fri 8a-6p
Compensation: $25.00 hr.
Education Requirements:
 High School Diploma or equivalent required
Certification/Licensure Requirements:
 CPhT- Certified Pharmacy Technician
 Current license as a Registered Pharmacy Technician in NYS
 1-2 years of experience in a hospital or long-term care facility as a pharmacy
technician
 Experience inputting patient orders into computer
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:
Understands ESCC Mission and Core Values and incorporates values into daily
practice.
 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.

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