To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.
As members of a High Reliability Organization (HRO), every employee should practice the Standards of Professional Behavior and strive to make patient safety a top priority. The job entails assisting with the medication reconciliation process by interviewing patients and contacting pharmacies and physician offices to obtain an accurate medication history. In addition, the position also entails being a resource for the pharmacist and assisting nursing and physicians with medication related requests.
High School Diploma in combination with pharmacy experience OR High School Diploma and successful completion of the YNHH Pharmacy Technician Training Program or an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician Training Program. Certification by the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is required upon hire or within 6 months of hire.
Successful completion of the Yale New Haven Hospital Pharmacy Technician Training Program or an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician Training Program will be considered equivalent to two years of pharmacy technician experience. Candidates with two years of pharmacy experience may be hired as Medication History Technician I.
Eligible to register with the state of Connecticut as a pharmacy technician, PTCB is required upon hire or within 6 months of hire.
Must be registered or eligible for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Connecticut as outlined by the Department of Consumer Protection. Must be able to prioritize competing demands, work independently, and show flexibility and teamwork. Must demonstrate excellent communication skills to customers and team members. Proficiency in mathematical calculations; accuracy; problem solving; attention to detail ; knowledge of computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets; ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment; ability to work with computer and technology equipment including the ability to perform basic troubleshooting functions.
Employee may be expected to work on-call shifts. Coverage extends to day, evening and overnight shifts. Employee is considered essential personnel and is expected to work during inclement weather (i.e.blizzards, hurricanes).
Yale New Haven Health will be hosting a virtual career fair for the following areas: Radiology, Pharmacy, Respiratory, Physical Medicine & Rehab, and Lab & Sterile Processing. We welcome you to attend and learn about the career opportunities available on April 6th: 3:00-5:00PM. If you are interested in attending, please follow the link below.