St. John's Riverside Hospital

  • Pharmacy IV Technician

    Job ID
    2018-3504
    Facility Name
    Dobbs Ferry
    Category
    Pharmacy
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    37.5
    Shift
    Day
    Work Shift
    Monday/Friday 9am-5pm - Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 7:30am-3:30pm
    Posted Salary
    $19.997 per hour
  • Overview

    St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

     

    St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.  

     

    St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

     

    Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

    Responsibilities

    The IV Technician is responsible for assisting the Pharmacist in the provision of pharmaceutical services such as profiling, labeling and preparation of medications for oral, rectal, topical and injectable use; mixing IV admixture solutions as required using aseptic technique in the Laminar Air Flow hood. Also applies labels to medications and performs other related duties.  Can use the computer for billing of requisitions, floor stock orders and individual patient medications when not directly billed through order entry.  Assists the Pharmacist in providing medication, drug information and pharmaceutical services to patients, nurses, physicians and other hospital personnel and Answers the phone to assist the Pharmacist.  Has a working knowledge of the computer system (Medi-Tech).  Generates cassette fill lists, patient labels, MAR labels, and update labels.  Fills Patient Unit Dose Cassettes in the Pharmacy.  Prepares the Controlled Substances that are requested from the nursing units for the pharmacist to dispense.  (Delivers them on the appropriate days).  Restocks the medication dispensing areas and assists in the maintenance of levels of inventory in the Department of the Pharmacy.  Informs the pharmacy purchasing coordinator when the stock appears to be running low.

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalent; some college preferred. A minimum of one year hospital Pharmacy experience and gradate of a certified pharmacy technician program required. PTCB Certification Demonstrated math skills and strong communication skills along with solid computer knowledge of pharmacy and hospital database systems along with MS Office.   Knowledge of the nomenclature of the Pharmacy.   Demonstrates Skills in Math & English that are considered acceptable by the Director of Pharmacy.   Must have excellent communication skills in English.  

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