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PRN Hospital Pharmacy Technician - Predetermined Hire

Company: Cardinal Health
Location: East Orange
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

With over 45 years of experience in helping hundreds of hospital and outpatient pharmacies, we provide access to best practice strategies and tactics to control costs, improve workflow and enhance safety. Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions is one of the largest employers of acute-care pharmacist in the United States. Cardinal Health is the employer of choice for pharmacists because we offer a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy leadership, clinical specialties, remote order entry, business management, medication therapy management and more.

Cardinal Health manages the pharmacy at East Orange General Hospital . We are currently recruiting for a PRN Pharmacy Technician to work as needed covering vacation/PTO and/or sick time.

Our Pharmacy Technicians demonstrate working knowledge of the policies and procedures regarding procurement, storage, preparation and delivery of pharmaceuticals in hospitals and health system settings. The successful candidate will process physician orders for review by a pharmacist and pick and prepare medications or supplies under pharmacist review. They will also restock supplies and medications, deliver supplies and medications, procure supplies and medications following standard purchasing guidelines and provide feedback on the stock level and on inventory control and delivery processes.

Our Pharmacy Technicians are also skilled in own work area within an analytical/scientific method or operational process area. They will also expand skills and techniques in one skill area/process/method and maintain appropriate licenses/training/certifications, as needed. The successful candidate will apply knowledge and skills to complete assigned tasks within own area and work within established SOPs and/or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines while working with a moderate degree of supervision.

Assists the Pharmacist in filling prescription orders, as permitted by the State Boards of Pharmacy
IV Compounding
Handle doctor calls, faxes and medication deliveries
Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by profiling prescriptions, preparing labels and calculating quantities
Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory
Communicates with all customers (patients, clinics, care-givers, physicians) in a pleasant and professional manner
Other duties as assigned

State Pharmacy Technician license/registration in state of New Jersey required
National pharmacy technician certification (PTCB) or willing to obtain within 6 months
In-patient hospital pharmacy experience preferred
Flexibility in working schedule
Ability to work in a group
Strong verbal and written communication skills required
Strong customer service skills required
Comfortable performing repetitive motions/tasks is required
Ability to manage several tasks at the same time; Ability to focus on tasks; Ability to evaluate operating conditions; Ability to exercise sound judgment
Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets
A Covid-19 vaccination or a legitimate accommodation is required in order to be employed in this position. Covid-19 vaccination includes:
2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine / 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
1 booster dose of the vaccine (Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, or Pfizer)
Please Note: vaccines may be required for the position subject to federal, state and/or customer requirements

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Cardinal Health, East Orange , PRN Hospital Pharmacy Technician - Predetermined Hire, Professions , East Orange, New Jersey

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