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University of Rochester Asst Supvr Pharmacy Techs - OR - 220795 in Rochester, New York

Asst Supvr Pharmacy Techs - OR

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Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time


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Full Time 40 hours Grade 092 Pharmacy SMH




This position is located in the OR.

Position Summary:

Supervises the activity of the Pharmacy Technicians. Assures adequate training and management of training materials for their area of supervision. Establishes work schedules and conducts performance evaluations.


  • Coordinates adequate cross-training in at least one other functional area of the department. Coordinates with technician supervisors in other functional areas to assure training is completed and competencies maintained.

  • Participates in the interview and hiring decision process for Pharmacy Technicians, adhering to all University policies relevant to the interview and hiring process.

  • Develops proposals relative to process improvement for presentation to the relevant Pharmacy Manager. Establishes a team schedule to assure adequate cross-coverage to meet minimum staffing needs in all areas.

  • Demonstrates an ability to retrieve information and effectively communicate responses to requests for information that do not require a Pharmacist. Differentiate what does and does not require the involvement of a Pharmacist. Ensures compliance with accreditation standards.

  • Coordinates the training schedule and assignments for all new hires. Evaluates progress during the Pharmacy Technician training process. Establish competency assessments.

  • Troubleshoots pharmacy automation in relevant areas of pharmacy operations (Swisslog, Pyxis, Healthrobotics, etc) problem orders and eRecord issues. Utilizes reports and other information to optimize performance of pharmacy automation.

  • Ensures competency in job specific medication delivery tasks (cart fill/exchange, narcotic delivery, standards delivery, set-up and filling of medication orders in relevant areas of supervision robot fill, manual picks, narcotic dispensing, daily standards batch, oral liquids, IVA batch, etc).

  • Prepares medication orders, determines number of doses to be sent, accurately obtains pre-made medications and acts as a liaison for pharmacist in obtaining medications from ancillary areas.


High school diploma and 3 years relevant Pharmacy Technician experience in acute hospital pharmacy environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification required within twelve months of entering into position.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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