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Pharmacy Technician - Sterile Products

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 40 hours per week including rotating weekends & holidays

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

The Pharmacy Department at Backus consists of Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists who work together in a collaborative team environment meeting the needs of our patients.

The Sterile Products Pharmacy Technicians assist Pharmacists in the preparation of non-hazardous and hazardous (oncology) sterile medications. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to the following:

  • Prepares non-hazardous sterile product preparations (e.g. IV medications) adhering to department SOPs.
  • Prepares hazardous sterile product preparations (e.g. chemo therapy medications) using all appropriate personal protective equipment adhering to department SOPs.
  • Properly uses all IV room equipment to prepare assigned compounds in a sterile environment.
  • Assists with cleaning of IV and anterooms as assigned.
  • Records all required environmental monitoring of IV workspace as assigned
  • Restocks IV rooms with an appropriate amount of supplies to meet USP standards and expectations as assigned.
  • Maintains skill and competency in sterile product preparation by completing required education modules and required testing.


•High School Diploma required or equivalent.
• Completion of Pharmacy Technician program in preferred.

•Prior experience in a sterile compounding environment is strongly preferred

• Current National Pharmacy Technician Certification is strongly preferred.
• Pharmacy registration with Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection within 30 days of hire and by March 31st of each year.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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