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Pharmacy Courier - Plainsboro, NJ - Full Time (Evening Shift)

Job ID: 153927
Category: Pharmacy
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2022
Work Schedule: Evening Shift

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a full-time Pharmacy Courier to work in the Pharmacy department.

Position Summary:
A member of the pharmacy department support staff who assists in the provision of pharmacy services as authorized by the NJ State Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulations. Responsible for assisting pharmacy operations focusing on medication storage and safety on the nursing units. In addition, appropriately supports the pharmacy technicians in delivering medications to support timely medication administration.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Makes routine patient medication deliveries to nursing units throughout the scheduled work shift.

2.During routine deliveries, remove medications dispensed to discharged patients from nurse servers and return them back to pharmacy inventory.

3.Accurately count and take inventory of medications to be collected and delivered.

4.Ensure that documentation corresponds to each item delivered.

5.Ensure proper medication storage at all units (e.g. deliver medications to patient’s nurse sever from tube station).

6.Assist “stat” requests for medications delivery including controlled substance drip via phone

7.Promptly delivers chemotherapy products to inpatient and outpatient areas.

8.Ensure that recipients sign delivery receipts and medications are verified.

9.Perform all duties within HIPAA regulations.

10.Supports customer service and performance improvement goals of the Pharmacy Department; collaborates with other caregivers/staff, within and outside the Department, to develop means of enhancing patient care and service.




High School Graduate/GED/Equivalent Work Exp required

Associate’s Degree preferred

Related Work Experience

Previous work experience in a pharmacy preferred

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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