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Pharmacy Technician Days (Temporary) (Cohen Children's Medical Center)

North Shore-LIJ Health System

Nassau, NY
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  • IV Therapy
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Job Title: Pharmacy Technician Days (Temporary) (Cohen Children's Medical Center)
Job Number: 00143S


Responsibilities Include:
  • Assists Registered Pharmacist in the non-professional (non-judgmental) aspects of preparing and dispensing medication.
    • Fills, packages, labels and stocks unit dose cart from patient profile card or computerized pick list; brings cart to nursing unit according to predetermined schedule. Makes other deliveries, as required.
    • Fills bottles or other package forms with measured amount of medication either manually or mechanically.
    • Labels containers of drugs according to department specification, either manually or mechanically.
    • Assists in clean air room, using sterile technique in filling and labeling injectable prescriptions.
    • Assists in preparation of IV additives.
    • Fills medication orders in inpatient area.
    • Responsible for extemporaneous medication packaging, as required.
  • Assists Registered Pharmacist in maintaining a variety of records and reports.
    • Maintains IV records with Pharmacist direction.
    • Maintains records for medication in inpatient area.
    • Maintains records of preparation of extemporaneous medications.
    • Assists in the maintenance of statistics and records for all medication orders.
    • Enters orders into computer terminal.
  • Maintains sufficient inventory at workstations in Pharmacy.
    • Transports required pharmacy material, as necessary.
    • Receives and maintains records of stock and inventory control.
    • Assists in material control by maintaining records and inventories.
    • Maintains placement of sufficient daily inventory of supplies to all areas of Pharmacy to assure efficient operating conditions.
    • Performs related duties, as required.



*ADA Essential Functions


  • Graduate of a recognized Pharmacy Technician Training Program OR Equivalent hospital pharmacy experience, required.
  • Two (2) years experience as a Pharmacy Technician in a hospital pharmacy with a computerized system, preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, where applicable.
  • Ability to learn computerized hospital pharmacy system.

Job Nursing Support

Primary Location Nassau County-New Hyde Park-Cohen Children's Medical Ctr

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day Job

Shift Detail eow and holidays as needed

North Shore-LIJ Health System is the nation's third largest non-profit, secular healthcare system, New York City's ninth largest employer, and the largest employer on Long Island.