Job ID: 160710
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 4, 2022
Work Schedule: Day Shift
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Under the direct supervision of Registered Pharmacists, the Pharmacy Technician is responsible for, but not limited to the following tasks: assisting in the preparing and filling of medication orders and medication carts; compounding sterile and non-sterile preparation; distributing medication to patients; performing nursing unit QA inspections; maintaining stock levels in all areas of the hospital including the automated dispensing machines; processing mypennpharmacy discharge medications; placing wholesaler orders and maintaining pharmacy inventory.
The position is a full-time rotating shift position 7am-3:30pm, 9am-5:30pm, 11:30am-8pm and 2:30p-11pm. The position includes 1 weekend every 5th, 1 summer and 1 winter holiday and a rotation through the MLK day holiday. The weekend and holiday hours are 830am-5pm.
High School Diploma or equivalent and Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT) is required. This person must be able to perform dosage calculations; have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of hospital personnel; perform basic office environment tasks; have the aptitude to maintain proficiency in all Pharmacy computer systems, automated dispensing cabinet software and systems, and all technical equipment required to perform duties; and possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and the Internet. Additionally, this person is expected to satisfactorily pass required hospital and government validation examinations. Some college and prior hospital or retail pharmacy experience preferred, with a basic working knowledge of drugs and dosages.
When applying to this position, please upload your current pharmacy technician certification.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.