Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Pharmacy Technician - Bone Marrow Transplant Unit in New York, New York

Pharmacy Technician – Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

Job Posting Number: 18374

Allied Health – Pharmacy

New York,NY

May 16, 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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. 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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We are seeking an experienced Pharmacy Technician to join our Bone Marrow Transplant Unit . In this position you will also cover other inpatient areas and our IV clean room.

You are:

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

  • Effective at handling and managing crises.

  • Supportive of the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions.

  • Great at following through on commitments and able to act with a clear sense of ownership.

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

  • Capable of building and delivering solutions that meet customer expectations.

You will:

  • Perform technical functions related to medication ordering, receiving, storage, preparation, oral compounding and delivery of medication.

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

You need:

  • High school diploma.

  • Strong IV preparation skills preferred.

  • Previous experience in hospital settings preferred.

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

  • Certification as a Pharmacy Technician is preferred.

Hours of work:

  • 37.5 hours per week.

  • We have multiple shifts available.

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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