Pharmacy Technician PRN

Cardinal Health has 45 years of experience in helping hospitals and health systems improve the quality of care and control costs.  By leveraging the pharmacy’s full potential, it can become a key driver for achieving the hospital’s strategic agenda. 

Health System Pharmacy is responsible for providing customized pharmacy program solutions that reduce costs and improve patient care quality for hospitals, health systems and other integrated healthcare providers may also consult with and advise healthcare team on prescribed medications, supplies and related processes.

This position is a part time pharmacy technician position.  Roughly 19 hours a week.  Must be flexible between the hours of 7:30am – 6:00pm, Monday - Friday and 7:30am – 4:00pm Saturday & Sunday.  Schedules are posted 2 weeks in advance.

Must be willing to cover vacations, etc. as needed

Location: Sharon, CT

What is expected of you and others at this level:

  • Applies acquired knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks
  • Readily learns and applies new information and methods to work in assigned area
  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
  • Works on routine assignments that require some problem resolution
  • Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
  • Adheres to all quality guidelines
  • Works under moderate degree of supervision
  • Work typically involves regular review of output by work lead or supervisor
  • Refers complex unusual problems to supervisor

Accountabilities:

  • Inputs patient data and prescription information into pharmacy information management system
  • Assists the Pharmacist in filling prescription orders, as permitted by the State Boards of Pharmacy
  • Prepares medications for dispensing, packaging and shipment.
  • Enters medical supply orders in pharmacy system
  • Maintains knowledge of and abides by applicable pharmacy laws 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  • Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory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

Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • State Pharmacy Technician license or national pharmacy technician registration/license required 
  • Previous experience working as a Pharmacy Technician is highly preferred
  • In-patient hospital pharmacy or retail experience considered
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • 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
  • Past IV experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets