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Pharmacy Technician, Associate - Evenings

  • Job ID: 165210635
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: Pharmacy
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.85 to $25.27 / hour


Do you love working evening hours and have a passion for pharmacy? UPMC Williamsport is looking for a motivated Pharmacy Technician Intermediate or Pharmacy Technician Associate to join their inpatient team! This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to gain hospital pharmacy experience. This is a full-time evening position that will work rotating weekends and holidays.

We offer a competitive wage, a generous total rewards benefits package, a sign-on bonus to those who qualify, and a built-in career ladder. Apply today to learn more!

A $5,000 sign-on bonus being offered to external candidates with a two-year work commitment.

Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary based his/her individual experience, education, and certifications



*Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

*Performs other duties as assigned.

Distribution: Develop and maintain positive and productive service relationships during medication distribution process.

Distribution: 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

Distribution: Retrieve medications that have been discontinued and return (and credits if necessary) them to the appropriate pharmacy area.

Filling: Assist in filling medication orders through correct labeling, counting and stocking practices.  Initial and date products as required.

Filling: Assist in the preparation of the proper oral and injectable medications (including intravenous admixtures and TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition)) for the correct patient for administration at the appropriate time.  Use proper technique in the preparation of medications.

Filling: Consistently has the ability to work in the Sterile Product area preparing cytotoxic and hazardous drugs (e.g. chemotherapy) using proper aseptic technique.

General: Assist in the training of pharmacy personnel and students.

General: Audit and maintain accurate records for controlled substances.  Assure that all such drugs are stored and dispensed in compliance with Federal, State, and Department Regulations.

General: Demonstrate a high level of accuracy and skill in maintaining controlled substance records and the distribution process for controlled substances.

General: Develop and maintain a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.

General: 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.

General: Maintain all patient information and records.  Maintain the pharmacy computer system as required.

General: Maintain all pertinent documentation as required. This includes eye wash logs, refrigerator logs, perpetual inventory logs etc.

General: Maintain and update automated med stations, unit and department stock, emergency boxes, and crash carts.

General: Participate in departmental quality improvement activities in order to continually improve and evaluate pharmaceutical care as reflected by operational and patient care indicators.

General: Practice appropriate hand hygiene both in the pharmacy and in the units.

General: Procure and maintain adequate inventory levels on daily basis in applicable areas such pharmacy medication stock rooms, automated medication carousels, and automated dispensing machines.

General: 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.

General: Use computer skills to process and maintain all patient information and records.

General: comply with Federal and State laws such as HIPAA, regulations such as OSHA, and PBM contracting requirements such as FWA and CMS.

General: finalize sales using cash register, follow proper cash handling policies and procedures

Investigational: Assist in the procurement, accountability, storage, preparation and distribution of investigational and study drugs.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this job.  They are not exhaustive lists of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the job.




Completion of high school diploma or equivalent required AND one of the following: 
Completion of an accredited pharmacy technician program
Six months of previous pharmacy technician experience
Six months experience as a Pharmacy Assistant within the UPMC Health SystemEnrollment in a college program and in good standing

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • 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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At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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