Cert Pharmacy Technician, Mount Sinai Queens

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Prepares medication orders for review by a pharmacist. Maintains an accurate, current census, including cassette bin labels, for all assigned areas
  • Prepackages and labels medications, fills unit dose cassettes and assists in the maintenance of records associated with these functions
  • Issues controlled substances and prescription pads as per departmental policy under the direct supervision of a pharmacist
  • Processes controlled substances returns and receives product into inventory
  • Ensures appropriate inventory on hand at all times and maintains required balances
  • Assists in discrepancy resolution
  • Maintains an accurate, current census, including cassette bin labels, for all assigned areas
  • Routinely checks for and removes expired medications from inventory
  • Returns reusable medications to stock before the end of the shift
  • Prepares medication orders for review by a pharmacist
  • Restock unit-dose cassettes and performs statistical count of all doses dispensed
  • Conducts all required deliveries and other patient care area rounds in a timely fashion
  • Repackages medications as per departmental policy
  • Prepares labels and affixes to product as required
  • Assures timely exchange of unit-dose cassettes as per established schedules
  • Restock automated dispensing machines under direct supervision of a pharmacist


High School Diploma or equivalent. English proficiency (oral and written).
Previous hospital experience or graduate of Technician Training Program
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.  
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
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