Oneida, NY 13421

Oneida Health is an independent 101-bed acute care community hospital and a 160-bed extended-care facility (ECF) and short-term rehab facility licensed by the State of New York and operated by Oneida Health Systems, Inc., a New York not-for-profit corporation. The hospital is Joint Commission accredited.

We are proud to share that we have recognized for several national awards based upon safety of care as well as the patient experience of care. The first recognition is provided by The Leapfrog Group, a nationally recognized non-profit organization who reviews 30 patient quality and safety measures and assigns a letter grade to over 2,600 hospitals nationally based upon outcomes. The fall 2019 letter grade for OHC is a “B.”, our eighth consecutive “A” or “B”. Our hospital was also awarded 4 Stars for Patient Experience.

The second recognition is for the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient safety and is 1 of only 16 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019. The third recognition is for the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient experience and is 1 of only 8 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019…with Oneida Health as the only hospital in New York State to receive both awards for 2019! We are also very proud of our CMS 4-Star overall rating for patient experience and CMS 5-Star for quality measures.

Job Summary

This is responsible work involving stocking a variety of pharmacy supply items of considerable value, assisting the Pharmacist in filling orders and performing minor clerical duties. Work is performed under direct supervision of the Pharmacy Director; does related work as required.

Job Duties

  • Fills supply orders under direction of the Pharmacist from pharmacy stores for various sections of the hospital
  • Unpacks and stores pharmacy supplies, verifies items received and stores perishables such as antibiotics in refrigerators
  • Checks invoices against delivered orders to insure that correct items are received, charges are correct and that there is no breakage
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and pharmacy equipment and prepares orders for new supplies at Pharmacist’s request
  • Maintains a variety of simple control records for supplies received and issued and makes reports as required
  • Computes cost of individual items or units from bulk supplies
  • Types labels for medications issued by the hospital pharmacy and records transactions in the pharmacy log
  • Performs miscellaneous duties in the pharmacy such as keeping the work area clean and orderly, cleaning equipment and running errands
  • May be required to dispose of unused or outdated drugs and other pharmacy supplies at the direction of the Pharmacy Director.


  • Working knowledge of methods and practices used in receiving, storing, maintaining’ and issuing supplies and equipment
  • Working knowledge of inventory records keeping
  • Ability to write legibly, keep simple records, and make simple arithmetical computations
  • Clerical aptitude
  • Ability to get along well with others
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
  • Graduation from high school, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

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