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Research Pharmacy Technician - Investigational Pharmacy

NYU Langone Health
$63,551.00 - $64,591.00 / yr
United States, New York, New York
September 04, 2023

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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Pharmacy Technician - Investigational Pharmacy.

In this role, the successful candidate Under the direct personal supervision of a registered pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician is responsible for satisfactorily completing the responsibilities listed below.

Job Responsibilities:

      • Completes annual competency assessments.
      • Completes unit inspection and Expiration Tracking Report assignments.
      • Appropriately stores and secures, and routinely reviews stock for expired medications
      • Places and expedites orders; verifies receipts; receives shipments as needed. Verifies accurate drug receiving and documents on the corresponding invoice or packing slip. Records receiving in Epic and supplier website as per department guidelines.
      • Demonstrates knowledge of State and Federal laws related to the Medical Centers policy of handling controlled substances.
      • Demonstrates proficiency with applicable Pharmacy technology,
      • Demonstrates proficiency with medication procurement process, stocking and deliveries to units in a timely manner, utilizing approved delivery methods when appropriate (i.e pneumatic tube)
      • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking stock; anticipates medication demands based on supply level and removes outdated medications.
      • Demonstrates proficiency in aseptic technique and IV room procedures.
    • Prepares and accurately documents sterile product compounding under the supervision of a Pharmacist. Understands and complies with intravenous compounding room procedures including Sterile Medication Compounding and Hazardous Medication Handling.
    • Cleans, sterilizes, and maintains equipment and work areas according to procedures, rules, and regulations.
    • Demonstrates proficiency when repacking needed doses.
    • Demonstrates proficiency with Hospital Information System, reviews patient information in the medical record system and prints labels when necessary.
    • Demonstrates proficiency with unit dose drug distribution.
    • Maintains Pharmacy files for patient medication profiles and pulls these charts for the Pharmacists as needed.
    • Participates in the training of newly hired Pharmacy Technicians based on departmental training guidelines.
    • Answers telephone with courtesy and promptness, stating their name and department.. Triages phone calls as appropriate, facilitates medication order workflow, troubleshoots interdepartmental medication order inquiries.
    • Interacts with health care providers and patients, answers questions and requests, and refers inquiries to a Pharmacist where applicable.
    • Checks current inventory to determine drug and products to be ordered. Places orders with drug wholesaler, materials management, or specialty pharmacy supplier. Receives medication and supplies promptly and stores in appropriate areas accurately document receiving of drugs and supplies, alerts Pharmacy manager of problems or discrepancies. Understands and complies with the requirements of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
    • Maintenance of pharmacy technician certification and registration as prescribed by the New York State Education Department.
    • Maintenance and timely submission of appropriate continuing education hours to support ongoing registration
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a High School Diploma and 2 years prior experience as a Pharm Tech or have successfully completed the NYU Pharmacy Technician training program. Must have knowledge and understanding of medical and pharmaceutical terminology as well as knowledge of procedures and standards for the labeling and dispensing of drugs. Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures. Excellent organization and communication skills and, strong attention to detail required. Strong background in the use of computers and basic Microsoft programs. Pharmacy Technician certification and registration as prescribed by the New York State Education Department..

Required Licenses: Cert Pharmacy Technician

Preferred Qualifications:
Associates Degree

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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NYU Langone Health provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $63,551.00 - $64,591.00 Annually. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialty, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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