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Pharmacy Technician: HHS (Full Time)


Company

Horizon Healthcare

Cost Center

3310 Horizon Health Services Operations

Supervisory Organization

Horizon Healthcare Services Pharmacy

Grade

G08

Summary

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction and supervision of a registered pharmacist, efficiently and effectively performs functions associated with the procuring, compounding and storage of medications in compliance with department policies and procedures that provide optimal pharmaceutical care.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

LOCATION: Horizon Healthcare

HOURS: Full Time 40 hours/week Monday-Friday rotating shifts between 6:00am-2:30pm, 8:30am-5:00pm and 12:00pm-10:30pm. On-Call rotation every 8 weeks

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties: 

  • Prepares medications for dispensing under the supervision of the pharmacist, demonstrating accuracy, precision, and consistency relating to selection, documenting, and labeling functions.
  • Prepares enhanced sterile product medications and performs needed calculations for preparing final product – consistently meets timelines of preparation within established schedules, policies, and guidelines.
  • Assists in the creation, handling, and maintenance of a variety of pharmacy records, to promote efficient operation of the pharmacy and regulatory compliance.
  • Consistently displays teamwork by actively supporting department changes and willingly and proactively assists co-workers.  Assures work for each shift is completed prior to departure.
  • Maintains dispensing area, IV admixture compounding area and medication storeroom in a neat, orderly and clean condition as observed by the pharmacist.  Properly cleans and disinfects laminar flow cabinets, counter-tops, and equipment as required.
  • Identifies inventory needs and accurately prepares and submits purchase orders.  Accurately receives product into inventory as it arrives.
  • Maintains certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Serve as a primary training resource for new technicians and assist in evaluating their progress as directed; may assist in preparing work schedules (rotating shifts/On Call), setting work priorities and making work assignments as directed.

  • Reviews and transmits wholesaler orders as required.  Anticipates requirements, orders appropriate quantities and communicates problems.
  • Assists with the preventive maintenance of all equipment in assigned area.
  • Other duties as assigned.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or successful completion of general educational development (GED) exam required.
  • National pharmacy technician certification (CPhT) required within nine (9) months of hire.
  • A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous sterile admixture pharmacy practice experience.
  • Completion of ASHP accredited (or comparable) pharmacy technician training program preferred.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

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Benefits At A Glance: 

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

BURLE Full Time Posted on 07/14/2022