Pharmacy Technician

Shift: Variable
Schedule: PRN Per Diem

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation’s most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We’re proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey.  Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country’s leading private hospital management companies.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Pharmacy Technician to join the Mountainside Team!

What You’ll Do

The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for assisting the pharmacists in the formulation, preparation, dispensing, delivery and storage of medications and pharmaceutical supplies.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Prepare and accurately/timely preparation of medications which may include selection, labeling, repackaging, non-sterile compounding, and sterile compounding

  • Perform accurate and timely delivery of medications to the appropriate storage locations

  • Maintain accurate and appropriate inventories of medications and supplies

  • Maintain a safe and clean work area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Document regulatory requirements such as temperature logs, scheduled activities, and training in an accurate and timely manner

  • Deliver medications from pharmacy to patient care areas, return medications as well as other pharmacy-bound materials to the pharmacy

  • Communicate with other caregivers and patients in an effective and positive manner

  • Demonstrate emotional control and intelligence in managing work relationships

  • Attend and actively participate in team huddles and meetings.

  • Appropriately use information systems, technology, and automation to complete assigned tasks

  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned

What You’ll Bring

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Registration as Pharmacy Technician with NJ Board of Pharmacy is required

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician in hospital setting or equivalent is preferred

  • Certification by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is preferred 

  • Experience in Microsoft Office, mainly Word and Excel

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k with Company match

  • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage

  • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank

  • 6 Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Advancement and career development opportunities

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.