The PakPlus-Rx Packaging Technician will report to the PakPlus Rx Operations Supervisor and is responsible for packaging all unit-dose medications required for daily dispensing. The PakPlus-Rx Packaging technician will prepare and maintain the packager equipment for everyday use, perform general equipment troubleshooting, maintain optimal medication inventory levels, review / maintain reports and identify any customer concerns to the Operations Supervisor of the PakPlus-Rx Program.
Perform qualitative medication packaging in an error-free manner consistent with prescribed guidelines.
Follow “Safe Handling and Packaging Hazardous Drugs” procedures when packaging hazardous medications.
Responsible for identifying/ordering medications required to be packaged to ensure medication inventories are at optimal levels.
Perform automated ROBOT-Rx optimization and maintenance, if applicable.
Monitor and maintain formulary inventory levels to ensure availability of medication for daily dispensing.
Responsible for monitoring and ordering consumable supplies required for the operation of the equipment.
Responsible for prescribed maintenance of packaging equipment and reporting unresolved equipment issues to the support – Help Desk.
Maintain a high level of communication to ensure proactive, solution-oriented problem identification and resolution.
Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction by aligning the PakPlus-Rx program to provide customer-focused support emphasizing quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.
Conduct per diem employee orientation and training, and ensure completion of all required documents and compliance with all PakPlus-Rx procedures and policies.
Promote and optimize customer product ownership and satisfaction by serving as a skilled resource.
Maintain fiscal responsibility for work-related expenses associated with timekeeping, per diem employees and consumable supplies.
Comply with reasonable procedures, policies, and guidelines established by the Customer facility.
Maintain state and/or national credentialing to meet established guidelines.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
Excellent organizational skills, accurate, reliable and efficient.
Demonstrated customer-facing skills.
Robust interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work with mechanical equipment.
Possess a working knowledge of computer hardware, PC Windows.
High school diploma or GED
Registration pharmacy technician for the state of New York.
Previous experience in hospital pharmacy or healthcare industry.
At least one year experience working as a Pharmacy Technician
Two plus years of experience working in related field preferred.
Proficient in the use of PPE and hand hygiene techniques.
Possess a working knowledge of sterile environment requirements.
Pharmacy automation knowledge.
Capable of standing for several hours at a time.
Will have a potential exposure to hazardous drugs.
Able to lift 25–30 lbs.
Selected candidates may be required to pass a math aptitude test.
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Additional Salary Information: Overtime Pay and Quarterly Bonuses at 5%
Internal Number: 9561
About Omnicell, Inc
Inspired by Care
Since 1992, Omnicell (NASDAQ: OMCL) has been inspired to create safer and more efficient ways to manage medications and supplies across all care settings. As a leader in medication and supply dispensing automation, central pharmacy automation, IV robotics, analytics software, and medication adherence and packaging systems, Omnicell is focused on improving care across the entire healthcare continuum—from the acute care hospital setting, to post-acute skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, to the patient’s home.
Over 4,000 customers worldwide use Omnicell® automation and analytics solutions to increase operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence and improve patient safety.
Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence solutions, used by over 32,000 institutional and retail pharmacies in North America and the United Kingdom, are designed to improve patient adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions.
Recent Omnicell acquisitions, including Ateb, add distinct capabilities, particularly in central pharmacy, IV robotics, and pharmacy software, creating the broadest medication management product portfolio in the industry.