To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
As members of a High Reliability Organization (HRO), every employee should practice CHAMP behavior and strive to make patient safety a top priority. Performs complex technical duties associated with the oncology drug manufacturing and distribution process and oversees the coordination of the completion of daily technical activities, to ensure the safe, accurate handling and dispensing of pharmaceuticals in the hospital.
High school diploma required. Successful completion of academic or military pharmacy technician training course and certification by the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) strongly preferred. College degree desirable.
One year experience as a hospital pharmacy technician or equivalent preferred. Experience as a retail pharmacy technician and academic training or experience in other health related fields, laboratory sciences or pharmaceutical sciences also considered.
Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Connecticut as outlined by the Dept. of Consumer Protection.
Must be registered or eligible for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Connecticut as outlined by the Dept. of Consumer Protection. Proficiency in mathematical calculations; accuracy; problem solving; attention to detail; knowledge of computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets; ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment; ability to learn or perform pharmaceutical compounding, repackaging and labeling including manipulation of raw drug products using appropriate technique: ability to work with computer and technology equipment including the ability to perform basic troubleshooting functions. Sterile products compounding experience preferred. Must be able to prioritize competing demands, work independently, show flexibility and teamwork. Demonstrate good communication skills to customers and team members
This assignment will be in the oncology pharmacy (infusion center) at an outpatient Smilow Cancer Hospital facility in Hartford.