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Pharmacy Tech- Plainsboro, NJ
  • Job ID: 84417
  • Job Category: Pharmacy
  • Specialty Area: Pharmacy
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule:
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Medicine Princeton Health
  • Location: Plainsboro, NJ
  • Address: 1 Plainsboro Road
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is searching for a Full Time Pharmacy Tech for our Plainsboro location.

A member of the pharmacy department support staff who under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist performs specific job
responsibilities authorized by the New Jersey State Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulation.

1. Follows all procedures and techniques for aseptic preparation of parenteral products. Performs compounding of pharmaceutical preparations,
including but not limited to: large volume parenteral solutions, intravenous piggybacks, epidural solutions, dialysis solutions, syringe products,
and TPN solutions as assigned.
2. Follows all procedures for the maintenance of the clean room, anteroom and IV workroom according to USP C chapter 797 standards, including
changing of laminar hood pre-filters and maintenance of equipment used in this area.
3. Maintains medication inventory by assisting in ordering and receiving medication from wholesalers and vendors, completing paperwork relative
to orders received, stocking all pharmacy areas, and maintaining inventory expiration records. Assists with medication inventory control on
each nursing unit by performing nursing station reviews, stocking code cart trays, Pyxis, McKesson PROmanager and MedC arousal and
resolving Pyxis drawer errors.
4. Assists in the provision of pharmacy services to hospital inpatients and outpatients by assisting the pharmacists in dispensing functions,
including but not limited to: accurately filling and labeling of all new and refill medications; filling of unit dose patient bins via the clinical
computer system and McKesson automation; timely delivery of medications; restocking and maintaining medications in Pyxis devices and
medication cabinets.
5. Assists with the distribution and control of controlled drug substances (C DS) within the Pharmacy and to patient care areas. Retrieves controlled
drug substances from the C II Safe, labels according to established standards, assists in maintaining C DS inventory on patient care units via
manual and Pyxis systems, and medication deliveries

Minimum Requirements:
Education

High school graduate (college degree preferred)

Related Work Experience
One year recent hospital pharmacy technical experience or several years of relevant pharmacy experience preferred.

Additional Information:
New Jersey Board of Pharmacy Registration as Pharmacy Technician is required within 180 days of employment.

National "Certification for Pharmacy Technicians" is required within one year of employment.

Shift:
This is a full time day position. This candidate will need to rotate with other staff to cover weekends and evenings.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.


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