14 days ago


Stony Brook, NY



Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, a Pharmacy Assistant is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population.  Under the general supervision of a Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician prepares medications for dispensing pursuant to a Pharmacist reviewed medication order or computer-generated list. 

Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior communication and organization skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence. 

Duties of a TH Pharmacy Assistant may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Batch-manufacturing of parenteral solutions under the supervision of a Pharmacist, using aseptic technique.
  • Repackaging of medications under the supervision of a Pharmacist.
  • Preparing new medication orders for first doses.
  • Maintaining appropriate levels of inventory in the work area.
  • Maintaining proper medication storage.
  • Delivery of medications and I.V. solutions to patient care areas.
  • Completion of patient care unit inspections.
  • Restocking of automated dispensing cabinets.

RequiredCurrent Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification.

Preferred:  A minimum one year of hospital pharmacy technician experience.  Associate Degree or equivalent preferred. 
Special Notes:   Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Posting Overview:  This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.

  • Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
  • All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. 
  • This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. 
  • This function/position maybe designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
  • Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
  • Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
  • Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
  • Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).

Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
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