Pharmacy Technician

Posted on Mar 9, 2019 by Ascension

Amsterdam, NY 12010
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

We Are Hiring

Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy Services General 001 - FT Days Rotating; Weekdays, weekends and evenings will be rotated through with the other pharmacy technicians. Schedule is either 7AM-330PM or 2:30PM-11PM - St Mary's Hospital - Amsterdam, NY

Why Join Ascension?

Since its beginning in 1903, St. Mary's in Amsterdam, NY, part of Ascension, has provided compassionate care to the patients it serves giving special attention to the poor and vulnerable populations in the area including Amsterdam and the surrounding areas which sit at the feet of the majestic Adirondack Mountains. Patients, physicians and associates prefer us because of our reputation for excellence and service, and our commitment to safety and quality. Our Catholic health ministry is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care, which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words. St. Mary's features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience. As a Professional Registered Nurse with Ascension St. Mary's, you will have the opportunity to minister to the physical, spiritual, emotional, psychosocial and cultural needs of our patients, family members, and hospital staff. You will become a member of an inspired Model Community of engaged associates.

What You Will Do

As a Pharmacy Technician with St. Mary's Hospital, you will have the opportunity to provide distributive pharmacy services and technical support for the pharmacist.


  • Refills and maintains automated dispensing systems.
  • Prepares orders and maintains inventory for the pharmacy department.
  • Repackages bulk medications.
  • Receives and stores incoming supplies.
  • Maintains medications within expiration date
  • Assists with nursing unit inspections
  • Compiles data for CQI

What You Will Need

Education & Work Experience:

  • HS or equivalent diploma required and No previous experience needed.
  • Certified technician in NYS, or become certified within 1 year of hire date.
  • NYS Driver's license required

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Reference: 665740893

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