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Certified Pharmacy Tech

  • Job ID: 928751805
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hanover
  • Department: Pharmacy
  • Location: 300 Highland Avenue, Hanover PA 17331
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.52 to $26.27 / hour

Description

Purpose:
The Certified Pharmacy Technician, under the direction and supervision of a pharmacist, will assist in the preparation, dispensing, charging, and delivery of medications to patients. Patients served to include all age groups.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Daily contact with Nursing Departmental Personnel, other departmental hospital personnel, physicians, and other Pinnacle Health System employees.
  • Delivers medications to patient care units and transfers/removes appropriate medications when necessary.
  • Inspects medications in assigned areas (i.e. Pharmacy, patient care units, procedural areas, and off-site areas). Removes expired or recalled medications and completes documentation.
  • Prepares and labels non-sterile compounds and other required products. Performs necessary calculations. Completes all necessary documentation.
  • Once trained, prepares specialty products such as chemotherapy, epidurals, etc. under the direction of a pharmacist.
  • Prepares and labels IV admixtures and other sterile products. Perform necessary calculations. Demonstrates an understanding of and utilizes proper aseptic technique.
  • Accurately prepares and labels medications for dispensing or distribution under the supervision of the pharmacist.
  • Proactively and continuously answers the telephone, waits on customers, and checks the pneumatic tube station.
  • Assists in training employees and pharmacy students concerning work procedures.
  • Travels among UPMC facilities when necessary and as directed to complete assigned Pharmacy activities.

 

Qualifications

Employment experience required (one of the following is required):

  •  Previous technician experience with certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Bachelor's degree with certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Completion of one full year of education from an accredited pharmacy school.
  • Successfully completes all assigned annual competencies.
  • Certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) obtained and maintained including required continuing education credits or unless actively enrolled in an accredited pharmacy school.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated 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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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct