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Technician - Pharmacy

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Technician - Pharmacy - Pharmacy Services General 001 - FT Rotating - St Mary's Hospital - Amsterdam, NY

This position has a rotating schedule.  Weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays will be rotated through with the other pharmacy technicians. 

Current shifts are both 7AM-330PM and 2:30PM-11PM.

Why Join Ascension?

St. Mary’s Healthcare, based in Amsterdam, New York, provides a full range of outpatient services while featuring an award-winning acute care hospital, three Urgent Care Centers, multiple primary and pediatric health centers, specialty care including Cancer Medicine, Gastroenterology, OB-GYN, ENT, Surgical and Urology, inpatient and outpatient mental health services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned outstanding national rankings for excellence in medicine and patient safety.

St. Mary's Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Technician-Pharmacy with St. Mary's Hospital, you will have the opportunity to provide distributive pharmacy services and technical support for the pharmacist.

Responsibilities:

  • Refills and maintains automated dispensing systems.
  • Prepares orders and maintains inventory for the pharmacy department.
  • Repackages bulk medications.
  • Receives and stores incoming supplies.
  • Serves as liaison between pharmacy, patient and health professional by providing information as necessary.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Pharmacy Tech credentialed from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). 
    • Pharmacy Tech credentialed from the National Healthcare Association. 

Education & Work Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
  • Prefer candidate to be a NY certified pharmacy technician and have a NYS driver's license.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
 
State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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St. Mary's Healthcare participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 361159
Category: Pharmacy Services
Facility: NYAMS St Marys Hosp
Ministry: St. Mary's Healthcare, NY
Location: Amsterdam, NY

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