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Pharmacy Technician, prov

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Location: Rochester, NY
Title: Pharmacy Technician, prov
Deadline: November 29, 2022 7:42pm
Salary: $34,030 - $43,108 annually
Agency/Dept.: Monroe Community Hospital

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for assisting a pharmacist in assembling and distributing medications under a unit dose dispensing system.  Duties involve maintaining an inventory of pharmaceutical supplies, assisting in the preparation of pharmaceutical orders, receiving pharmaceutical supplies, assisting in the prepackaging of prescriptions, the repackaging and delivery of drugs, and the maintenance of a clean, safe and professional environment within the pharmacy. The employee reports directly to, and works under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist or other higher level staff member. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications


Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or technical school with an Associate’s degree in Pharmacy Technology or a closely related field; OR,

(B)  Two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience assisting Pharmacists prepare prescription orders by assembling and distributing medications, verifying prescription information and dosage, or entering patient and or order information into the pharmacy system; OR,

(C)  An equivalent combination of education and experience defined by the limits of (A), and (B) above.


A candidate needs to be up to date which means a person has received all recommended doses in their primary series COVID-19 vaccine, and a booster dose when eligible.

Possession of a valid certification as a Pharmacy Technician from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Candidates for employment with Monroe County Government will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, along with a background investigation. Failure to meet the standards may result in disqualification.

If you are appointed, you will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position

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