Pharmacy Technician II

Job Posting Number: 13107

Allied Health – All
New York, NY
April 19, 2017
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 is one of the only health systems in the country that provides live, on-site, 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.

Click to watch and learn more about Pharmacy at MSK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeH_sY_YBxU.

The Pharmacy Department is seeking an experienced Pharmacy Technician to join their team at our speciality pharmacy at the BAIC Center on East 66th Street in New York City.

You Will

  • Perform inventory management (ordering or receiving, stocking)
  • Prepare billing for prescriptions and call insurance companies to get prior authorization approval
  • Prepare prescriptions for the pharmacist to verify
  • Arrange delivery and packaging prescriptions for shipping
  • Assist with enrollment of patient assistance programs
  • Answer the telephone
  • Other duties as assigned

Days/Hours: – Day shift (subject to change)

You Need

  • 2+ years of retail pharmacy experience strong
  • Strong interpersonal, written and communications skills is a must
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician preferred

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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