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Job Description

Under direct supervision of a Pharmacist, assists in preparing medications. Types labels, delivers medication carts, assists with monthly medication room reviews and replenishes pharmacy inventory as necessary.

Responsibilities Include:

* Under supervision of a Reregistered Pharmacist, assists in the preparation of medications for inpatient orders and outpatient prescriptions. Types necessary labels.
* Under supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, may interpret physician's orders.
* Under supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, manufactures and dilutes solutions and medications.
* Under supervision of Registered Pharmacists, provides drug information to Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, patients and others, as necessary.
* Assists Pharmacists with the preparation of I.V. Additives and labeling of same.
* Under supervision of a Registered Pharmacist fills unit dose carts with 24-hour supply of prescribed medicates and records same on fill list.
* Delivers medication carts to Nursing Units.
* Assists with monthly medication room reviews. Assures that unused drugs are returned to the Pharmacy. Removes outdated and recalled drugs. Prepares report for Pharmacist.
* Replenishes pharmacy working stock and floor stock items are required. Conducts inventory checks.
* Maintains control records of manufactured items.
* Verifies invoices against drug shipments received. Stores drugs in appropriate locations.
* Performs related duties, as required.


* Graduate of / or currently enrolled in a six (6) year accredited program leading to the Doctor or Pharmacy Degree, required OR Current NY State Pharmacy Intern permit, required.
* Prior hospital pharmacy experience, preferred.

About Northern Westchester Hospital

Northern Westchester Hospital, a 233-bed facility serving northern Westchester, Putnam and southern Dutchess Counties in New York and parts of Fairfield County, Connecticut since 1916, has long been recognized as one of the region’s premier health care providers. NWH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and is affiliated with Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill-Cornell Medical College. These relationships offer our patients access to a wide range of advanced expertise, research and clinical trials in their own community. NWH is also one of four members of the Stellaris Health Network, which helps achieve operating efficiencies that enable member hospitals to enhance delivery of high quality healthcare services. Come join our team We will be proud to have you as part of our team because: * We strive for clinical and service excellence in all that we do * We know that caring for our staff is as important as caring for our patients * We care about our employees and their career development * We offer opportunities to grow professionally and personally This is where you'll want to stay.