Job ID: 135184
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Jun 23, 2022
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.
|**This position is located at Pennsylvania Hopsital**|
This position may be filled at the Pharmacy Tech Inpatient level or at the Pharmacy Technician Trainee - Inpatient level.
For the Pharmacy Technician Inpatient position:
Pennsylvania Hospital is looking for a certified pharmacy technician. 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.
For the Pharmacy Technician Trainee position:
The Pharmacy Technician Trainee is a temporary job title for pharmacy technicians who are hired into any pharmacy area without pharmacy technician certification. A pharmacy technician hired into this role must become certified within 6 months of hire in order to continue employment and move into a permanent pharmacy technician role.
Education/Exerience:Minimum requirements for the Pharmacy Technician Inpatient position:
HS 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.
Minimum requirements for the Pharmacy Technician Trainee - Inpatient position:
H.S. Diploma/GED and 1+ years Pharmacy experience.
A pharmacy technician hired into this role must become certified within 6 months of hire in order to continue employment and move into a permanent pharmacy technician role.
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.