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Pharmacy Technician

Union County College

Cranford, NJ 07016
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Position Title Pharmacy Technician
Campus All
Department Continuing Education
Full-time, Part-time, Adjunct Part Time
Exempt or Non-Exempt
Regular,Temporary, or Grant Regular
General Description

The Continuing Education Department is seeking a part-time instructor to teach our Pharmacy Technician certificate program. This course prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Boards PTCB exam. The incumbent will be responsible for providing quality instruction to students by ensuring student satisfaction through the classroom or laboratory setting according to the program objectives. Must possess a pharmacist license. Topics covered include: structure and function of the human body, medical terminology, drug classifications, pharmacy calculations and measurements, practice in multiple environments, processing orders and prescriptions, handling sterile products and inventory control and billing.

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities

Provide quality and technically relevant instruction, assessment, and feedback in lecture and laboratory.
Teaches material from approved curriculum.
Maintain daily attendance.
Monitor students performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives.
Motivates students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process.
Assist with course/program evaluation.

Education Requirements

Bachelors Degree (B.S.) in Pharmacy from a four-year college or university or related field
Must have NJ State Board of Pharmacy License and national PTCB certification


A minimum of three (3) years as a Pharmacy Technician or Registered Pharmacist
Hospital pharmacy experience with IV and compounding experience strongly preferred
3+ years of instructional experience

Competencies and Skills Required

Excellent communications skills and hands-on experience and expertise.
Quick Study

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This positions duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.

Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Some travel required.

Additional Information

Union County College does not discriminate and prohibits discrimination, as required by state and/or federal law, in all programs and activities, including employment and access to its career and technical programs.

Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

Terms of Employment

Continuing Education courses will be held at campus locations in Cranford, Elizabeth, and Plainfield. Must be available evenings. Weekend opportunities may occur.

Open Date 02/18/2020
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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