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Seek the Challenging Position of Senior Pharmacy Technician
A highly talented Pharmacy Technician with huge experience in preparing and packaging medications for oral, parenteral, enteral, topical, rectal and intravenous administration for inpatient use and research protocols; maintaining dispensing records for controlled substances and other medications, supplies & equipment; inspecting medical areas and maintaining storage standards set by JCAHO and other health regulation agencies.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience as Pharmacy Technician.
Superb communication skills necessary to follow verbal and written instructions, including the ability to understand technical and pharmaceutical terminology.
In-depth mathematical skills necessary to accurately compute fractions, ratios, percentages and totals.
Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to consistently interact with patients, families, visitors and staff in a courteous manner; and to maintain positive working relationships.
Strong knowledge of and skill in aseptic technique and physical dexterity to manipulate vials, ampules, needles, syringes, and other intravenous products.
Great physical ability and stamina (to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and to remain standing or walking for prolonged periods of time) to perform the essential functions of the position.
Strong knowledge of Windows, Word and Excel based operating systems, software applications.
New York University Hospital, Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Pharmacy Technician Supervisor
Participate in medicine management initiatives in the Trust.
Participate in the checking of dispensed items if ACT acquired.
Participate in dispensing of in patient and out patient prescriptions.
Participate in the provision of patient counseling to patients and their carers.
Participate in the provision of POD service to wards and community units and to undertake assessments of medication following POD criteria to be used in POD scheme.
Transcribe non-stock items from charts for supply by pharmacy.
Provide teaching and support to nursing staff regarding good dispensing practice internally and externally.
Provide training relating to medicine usage and storage to nursing staff.
Assist day to day organization of staff in the dispensary and to facilitate efficient running of service ensuring that procedures relating to good dispensary practice are followed.
Participate in the provision of a pharmacy service for primary care teams as required.
New York University Hospital, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
Prepared intravenous admixtures and enteral feedings by calculating necessary quantities of each component, selecting correct components from stock shelves, using aseptic technique as prescribed in policies and procedures to prepare the admixtures/feedings.
Prepared pharmaceuticals for dispensing to patients by packaging bulk products into unit-of-use packaging, compounding products by combining several ingredients after review of calculations and measures by a licensed pharmacist.
Maintained working inventory within established department guidelines by reviewing stock levels and recording for order, removing stock from storage areas and replenishing active use areas, replenishing contents of various kits, trays, carts, etc., maintained for specialty areas.
Processed patient charges and credits by validating and charging Fill and Update Lists using the department computer, entering charges and credits into the department computer from proof-of-use documents.
Assured delivery of pharmaceuticals to patient care areas by carrying prepared pharmaceuticals to all patient care areas and placing them in prescribed locations, delivering medication carts to nursing units and exchanging cassettes on a daily basis, performing inspections of assigned patient care areas using printed guidelines.
Assists pharmacist in provision of pharmaceutical care by reviewing and collecting data used by pharmacists in pharmaceutical care, collecting and entering data into the pharmacy information system as directed, answering telephone calls and greeting staff and responding appropriately if qualified or authorized to do so.
Education and Professional Training
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)
New York University, NY BTEC in Pharmaceutical Sciences (1996)