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Pharmacy Technician

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Poughkeepsie
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. The staff therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (RCNA, PTA, PTLA, etc.). The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Ensures that patient changes are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.

Under direction of the Director of Pharmacy, the pharmacy technician assist in the preparation and distribution of medications, maintains drug inventory, and patient records. Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in providing safe and effective medication management for the patients at Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC).

JOB REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum of six months to one year in hospital pharmacy or related job preferred.

Must pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) after 1 year of employment

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL FACTORS

Physical: Moderate physical activity (standing for long periods of time).

Mental: Excellent communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate with management and staff

Location: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Work Type: Part-Time

Standard Hours: 24.00

FTE: 0.600000

Work Schedule: Eve/Night 8

Work Shift: shifts between 8 pm to 7 am

Org Unit: 1181

Department: Pharmacy

Exempt: No

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

Original Date Posted 5/3/21

Keywords: Nuvance Health, Danbury , Pharmacy Technician, Other , Poughkeepsie, Connecticut

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