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Pharmacy Technician, Assistant (Hanover)

  • Job ID: 969281534
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Rotating
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hanover
  • Department: Pharmacy
  • Location: 300 Highland Avenue, Hanover PA 17331
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.97 to $22.37 / hour

Description

UPMC Hanover is looking for a motivated Pharmacy Assistant to join their inpatient team! This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to gain hospital pharmacy experience or someone who is looking for a change.

UPMC Hanover is currently hiring a full time Pharmacy Assistant that will work rotating daylight and evening shifts. The position will also work rotating weekends and holiday.

We offer a competitive wage, a generous benefits package, work experience to earn certification and Pharmacy Technician career ladder. Apply today to learn more!

Purpose:

The Pharmacy Assistant provides pharmaceutical care to patients within the UPMC Health System by primarily assisting with the organization, stocking, and distribution of medications while under the direct supervisor of a licensed pharmacist. 

Responsibilities:
  • Provide and received information (via telephone, person-to-person, or written) to hospital personnel, patients and visitors. Refer all drug information questions to Staff Pharmacists.
  • Participate in the distribution of medication including medication cassettes, emergency medication carts and the delivery of controlled substances per department policy and state and federal requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation of the proper oral medications for the correct patient for administration at the appropriate time. Use proper technique in the preparation of medications.
  • Develop and maintain a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.
  • Assist in filling medication orders through correct labeling, counting and stocking practices. Initial and date products as required.
  • Ensure that all medications in all areas have been safely and securely stored according to Department of Health, The Joint Commission, and State Board of Pharmacy regulations.
  • Maintain all pertinent documentation as required. This includes eye wash logs, refrigerator logs, perpetual inventory logs etc.
  • Retrieve medications that have been discontinued and return (and credits if necessary) them to the appropriate pharmacy area
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive service relationship during medication distribution process.

Qualifications

Completion of high school diploma or equivalent required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be within 90 days

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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