High School Diploma in combination with pharmacy experience OR High School Diploma and successful completion of the YNHH Pharmacy Technician Training Program or an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician Training Program. Certification by the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is required upon hire or within 6 months of hire.
Successful completion of the Yale New Haven Hospital Pharmacy Technician Training Program or an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician Training Program will be considered equivalent to two years of pharmacy technician experience. Candidates with two years of pharmacy experience may be hired as Medication History Technician I.
Eligible to register with the state of Connecticut as a pharmacy technician, PTCB is required upon hire or within 6 months of hire.
Must be registered or eligible for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Connecticut as outlined by the Department of Consumer Protection. Must be able to prioritize competing demands, work independently, and show flexibility and teamwork. Must demonstrate excellent communication skills to customers and team members. 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 work with computer and technology equipment including the ability to perform basic troubleshooting functions.
Employee may be expected to work on-call shifts. Coverage extends to day, evening and overnight shifts.
Employee is considered essential personnel and is expected to work during inclement weather (i.e.blizzards, hurricanes).