Supervising Pharmacy Technician I

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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Full-time; Days
Roswell Park offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

Supervises all specified technical aspects of pharmacy including assistance with orientation, continuing education, competency assessment of technicians and pharmacy interns. Ensures high standards of care, thorough proper didactic and practical applications, as well as comprehensive knowledge and skill-based training requirements, under the supervision of the Executive Director of Pharmacy Operations. Assesses, plans, and evaluates educational programs and services required for all levels of technician and intern staff to meet role expectations. A major focus of this position is the facilitation and implementation of orientation and skill development activities as well as facilitating continuing education. Demonstrates and maintains competencies defined in pharmacy technician responsibilities for providing safe and effective sterile and non-sterile preparations as well as processing of drug distribution and dispensing necessary for the organization.


The applicant must have a Certification as a Pharmacy Technician (cPhT) from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), ASHP Sterile Product Preparation Certificate to achieve PTCB Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT) board certification within 24 months of employment. Applicants must have a High School diploma or High School Equivalency diploma, two years of full-time Pharmacy Technician experience in a hospital or healthcare organization that prepares intravenous sterile products. The preferred candidate will have supervisory and chemotherapy compounding experience. They will know SOP development and will be PTCB certified. The preferred candidate will have excellent communication, writing and verbal skills.

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