Pharmacy Technician I

  • Tower Health
  • West Reading, PA 19611, USA
  • Jan 12, 2021

Job Description

Overview

Advancing Health. Transforming Lives.

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services across Eastern Pennsylvania. We bring together more than 11,000 dedicated team members, including 2,000 nationally recognized physicians, specialists, and providers across 65 convenient locations. Together, our six hospitals and other entities offer a full range of medical care to the communities we serve. Here, we know that advancing the quality of care will transform the quality of life.

About Reading Hospital

Our nationally recognized flagship institution, Reading Hospital has served the local community since 1867. We’re a Magnet® designated facility with many specialties, a dedicated rehabilitation hospital, and affiliated medical offices, all committed to delivering access to the region’s highest quality care, leading-edge technology, and experienced medical professionals. Located in the friendly West Reading area, our main campus offers a variety of amenities that make working here every day a pleasure.

Responsibilities

The Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist in his/her professional responsibilities in providing pharmacy services. Working under the direction of a licensed pharmacist, participates in the preparation, dispensing, distribution and return of patient specific medications including intravenous admixtures, supplies and maintains automated technology equipment, packages unit of use dosages, maintains and transports pharmaceuticals, and performs tasks associated with regulatory compliance. Documents activities as indicated and performs other duties as required.

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Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED

EXPERIENCE

  • Previous experience strongly preferred.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT) through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Required upon hire or within the first 6 months of employment

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent Communications Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Multi Line Telephone Operational Skills, Computer Skills to include use and navigation, and Good Reasoning Skills