Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Pharmacy Tech II in Commack, New York

Pharmacy Tech II

Job Posting Number: 18462

Allied Health – Pharmacy


January 30, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

We are:

The Pharmacy Department utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, where the emphasis is on therapeutic efficacy and safety. We provide comprehensive, clinical and dispensing services in both inpatient and ambulatory care settings through a decentralized satellite pharmacy services model. The department has one of the most robust set of electronic clinical resources in the country and a dynamic medication safety program.

Across the Center we review 1.5 million orders per year and dispense over three million doses of medication annually. The Pharmacy Department has more than 400 employees with approximately 200 pharmacists servicing patients in 26 pharmacy satellites, including inpatient unit-based satellites in all oncological specialties.

Memorial Sloan Kettering provides live, onsite, accredited continuing education pharmacy courses to help keep your credentials up to date. The department will also sponsor national and state membership for pharmacy organizations and appropriate off-site educational meetings. The size and scope of our organization provides many opportunities to advance your knowledge and grow your career.

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The Pharmacy Department is seeking an experienced Pharmacy Technician to join its team at MSK Commack. This role will support Pharmacy services to include conventional and investigational chemotherapy /biologic therapy, retail pharmacy and Omnicell support.

You are:

  • Someone who readily takes action on challenges, without unnecessary planning

  • Handles and manages crises effectively

  • Support open expression of diverse ideas and opinions

  • Follows through on commitments and acts with a clear sense of ownership

  • Known to deliver messages in a clear, compelling, and concise manner

  • Builds and delivers solutions that meet customer expectations

  • Makes sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information

You will:

  • Perform technical functions related to medication ordering, receiving, storage, preparation, delivery and disposal

  • Compound hazardous and non-hazardous sterile products in a USP 797 clean room environment

You need:

  • High school diploma

  • NY State Certified Pharmacy Technician preferred

  • 2+ years experience as a Pharmacy Technician, including hazardous and non-hazardous sterile compounding responsibilities

  • Omnicell/PYXIS experience is beneficial

Hours of work:

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Monday to Friday, however weekend hours may be added in the future dependant upon patient demand

  • Hours will fall between 7am and 8pm

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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