Lead Pharmacy Technician

at CVS Health
Location Totowa, NJ
Date Posted October 8, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

*Job Description*
*This position includes a $1,500 retention bonus for external new hires. You will receive a portion after 3 months of employment and the remainder after 12 months of employment.*

Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, The Pharmacy Compound Technician II performs all of the duties as Pharmacy Compound
Technician I, including preparation and packaging of medication and supplies for shipment to patients, performing record keeping functions, and assisting in various inventory control processes. Additionally, the Pharmacy Compound Technician II is responsible for higher level responsibilities including training and workflow/inventory management

*Required Qualifications*
Essential Qualifications:
Minimum of 6 months of internal experience in good standing
Active state Pharmacy Technician license required
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
Certification:
 National Pharmacy Technician Certification.
Adherence to:
- Regular Predicable Attendance
Knowledge of:
- Medical Terminology utilized in a pharmacy
- Drug names and pharmacology knowledge
- Understanding of Pharmacy law
- USP 797 Sterile Compounding Rules/Regulations
- USP 800 Hazardous Compounding Rules/Regulations (if applicable)
Skills In:
- Demonstrated Verbal and written communication
- Basic Computer Skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Basic Math Skills
- Drug Compounding for all applicable patient therapies
Ability To:
- Multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- Work Independently and within the clinical team to fill and ship accurate and timely orders
Physical Demands:
The physical demands listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Constant standing and walking for duration of shift (8-10 hours)
- Constant and repeated lifting of 5-10 pounds for duration of shift
- Constant talking and hearing
- Constant use of hands and fingers, handle or feel objects with the ability to reach with hands and arms
- Required to wear protective clothing/equipment for duration of shift
- Cosmetics, perfume, jewelry strictly prohibited for duration of shift
- Specific vision abilities to include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus
- Occasional sitting, kneeling and stooping
- Occasional lifting up to 30-50 pounds during shift

*COVID Requirements*
*COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement*
CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

* If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 30 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 60 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

* If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 30 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

*Preferred Qualifications*
Preferred Qualifications:
Two to three years of IV compounding technician experience
Knowledge of:
- Medical Terminology utilized in a pharmacy
- Drug names and basic pharmacology knowledge

*Education*
High School Diploma or General Equivalent Development (GED)

*Business Overview*
At Coram, a CVS Health business, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.
We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.

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