Per Diem Registered Pharmacy Technician

Updated: 14 days ago

Per Diem Registered Pharmacy Technician


Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, a Registered Pharmacy Technician is a valuable member of our team who, under the direct personal supervision of a licensed  Pharmacist, assists in compounding, preparing, labeling, and/or dispensing of drugs used to fill valid prescriptions or medication orders or in compounding, preparing, and labeling in anticipation of a valid prescription or medication order for a patient to be served by the facility, where such tasks require no professional judgement. The Registered Pharmacy Technician may also assist the Pharmacist with medication dispensing including transfering oral doses of medication from one container to another, medication transport and delivery, and inventory management. 

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


Duties of a Registered Pharmacy Technician may include but are not limited to the following:    

Under the direct personal supervision of a licensed Pharmacist:

  • Batch-manufacture parenteral solutions using aseptic technique
  • Prepare sterile products, both hazardous and non-hazardous, for dispensing to patients of the facility
  • Assist in compounding oral dosage forms for patients

Under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist: 

  • Deliver medication to patient care areas
  • Restock the dispensing areas of the Pharmacy; restock automated dispensing cabinets, including controlled drugs
  • Receive drug shipments into inventory, maintain appropriate levels of inventory in the work area and check for outdates
  • Complete patient care unit inspections
  • Repackage medications from bulk storage to individual unit-dose packages
  • Assist in labeling of medication in preparation for dispensing 
  • Answer phone calls and route to the appropriate individual
  • Assist at the dispensing window
  • Process invoices; file inventory paperwork



Required Qualifications: Current valid NY State Registered Pharmacy Technician license and registration. Current valid Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Pharmacy Technician certification. 

Preferred Qualifications: One more more years of hospital Pharmacy Technician experience. Associate's degree or higher. Experience in sterile compounding.


Special Notes :   Resume/CV should be included with the online application.

In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already partially vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later.

The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

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 4 panel drug screen*
  • Meet Regulatory Requirements for pre employment screenings.
  • 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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Job Number:
Official Job Title: TH Pharmacy Assistant
Job Field
: Pharmacy
Primary Location
: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Pharmacy
: Per Diem 
 :Evening Shift Shift Hours: Variable / As Needed Pass Days: Variable
Posting Start Date
: Jan 12, 2023
Posting End Date
: Apr 12, 2023, 11:59:00 PM
Salary:Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade:SL1
SBU Area:Stony Brook University Hospital
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