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Cornell Health is a fully accredited ambulatory care center with more than 200 employees, committed to providing integrated and culturally sensitive medical, mental health, health promotion and public health services for the diverse Cornell community. Cornell Health is nationally recognized for innovation and leadership in the development of integrated, cost-effective, and community-based services and campus health initiatives.
Cornell Health is seeking a full-time Pharmacy Technician to join their team. This position will assist the pharmacist with functions as allowed by Title VIII, Article 137 of New York State Education Law, such as preparing and dispensing prescription medications. You will also work collaboratively in a fast-paced team oriented environment providing exemplary front line customer service. The position is responsible for financial transactions at Cornell Health Pharmacy completed at their terminal. This includes transactions involving OTC items and prescriptions. Staff will be responsible for completing each transaction following New York State procedures in regards to prescription pick up, and will accept payment for items at time of service.
As a Pharmacy Technician, this position must be able to handle multiple tasks with competing deadlines, while paying close attention to details. Applicant must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment, while demonstrating a high level of initiative. This position also requires excellent communication and organizational skills. Cornell Health Pharmacy, by organizational necessity, requires collaborative and attitudinal skills that foster enthusiasm, professional and personal growth, cooperation, mutually respectful communication, flexibility, initiative and adaptability.
This position is considered an Essential Employee; those needed on campus to meet the needs of students, research programs, or general operations when the university is in reduced operating status or closed. This position is OSHA category BBP2, TB2. ERG2.
6 months to 1 year of formal training beyond High School diploma
One year experience as a pharmacy assistant in the retail or clinical setting.
High degree of attention to detail, especially in drug accountability, medication accuracy and fiscal responsibility.
Exceptional communication skills includes appropriate written and oral communication while maintaining patient confidentiality and meeting HIPAA requirements.
6 months to 1 year of training in cashiering and/or payment at time of service transactions.
Requires a specialization in authorizing bursar and credit card transactions completed in the pharmacy at the time of service.
Associate's degree with field of study I science, pharmacy technology or related area.
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
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Pharmacy Technician II
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