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Pharmacy Technician - Infusion Center

United States, New York, Poughkeepsie
April 02, 2024

Opportunities with Optum in the Tri-State region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York, Crystal Run Healthcare and Riverside Medical Group). Come make a difference in the lives of people who turn to us for care at one of our hundreds of locations across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Work with state-of-the-art technology and brilliant co-workers who share your passion for helping people feel their best. Join a dynamic health care organization and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Location: 30 Columbia Street, Poughkeepsie, NY

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the pharmacist to prepare sterile pharmaceutical products, including intravenous medications, under strict aseptic conditions to ensure patient safe
  • Follow Protocols and Guidelines: Adhere to established protocols, standard operating procedures, and regulatory guidelines to maintain the highest standards of sterility and quality in compounding medications
  • Maintain Cleanroom Environment: Work in a controlled and sterile environment, such as a cleanroom, to minimize the risk of contamination during the compounding process
  • Perform other work as needed to support the infusion center

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED (or higher)
  • 2+ years of pharmacy technician experience (including retail or hospital)
  • 2+ years of general knowledge of drug terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, drug use, and aseptic technique
  • 1+ years of sterile compounding experience OR ability to complete training course after hire
  • Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous oncology experience
  • Previous hospital experience
  • National Pharmacy Technician certification (PTCB)

New York Residents Only: The salary range for New York residents is $16.00 to $28.27 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.