PRN Pharmacy Technician Job
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575 North River Street 7th Floor
Wilkes Barre, PA 18764, US
What Health System Pharmacy contributes to Cardinal Health
Pharmacy Operations is responsible for the safe, efficient and effective coordination of Cardinal Health's pharmacy operations that service acute care hospitals, hospital retail customers, ambulatory care and alternate site facilities, oncology and cardiology practices as well as retail customers.
Health System Pharmacy is responsible for providing customized pharmacy program solutions that reduce costs and improve patient care quality for hospitals, health systems and other integrated healthcare providers may also consult with and advise healthcare team on prescribed medications, supplies and related processes.
Cardinal Health manages the pharmacy atPAM Specialty Hospital of Wilkes-Barre. We are currently recruiting for a PRN Pharmacy Technician to work as needed covering vacation/PTO and/or sick time, mostly weekend shifts. Hours of the facility are Monday-Sunday 8:00AM to 4:30PM.
The Technician II, Health Systems Pharmacy provides assistance to the Pharmacist in the daily operations of the pharmacy. Activities include the preparation of and filling of prescriptions, taking pharmacy inventory and processing product returns. The Technician II, Health Systems Pharmacy ensures that all orders are reviewed by a registered pharmacist and records all activity in compliance with regulatory and company guidelines. This job frequently communicates with customers to ensure timely and accurate order fulfillment of all orders.
ResponsibilitiesAssists pharmacists in filling prescription orders as permitted by State Boards of Pharmacy.Prepares medication for dispensing, packaging and shipment.Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out of date items from the inventory.Enters medical supply orders in pharmacy system.Communicates with all customers (patients, clinics, care-givers, physicians) in an amicable and professional manner.Processes returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.Inputs patient data and prescription information into the pharmacy information management system.Maintains knowledge of and abides by all applicable pharmacy laws and regulations.
QualificationsNational pharmacy technician certification (PTCB) preferredIn-patient hospital pharmacy experience highly preferredFlexibility in working scheduleAbility to work in a groupStrong verbal and written communication skills requiredStrong customer service skills requiredComfortable performing repetitive motions/tasks is requiredAbility to manage several tasks at the same time; Ability to focus on tasks; Ability to evaluate operating conditions; Ability to exercise sound judgmentDemonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tabletsA Covid-19 vaccination or a legitimate accommodation is required in order to be employed in this position. Covid-19 vaccination includes:2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
Please Note: vaccines may be required for the position subject to federal, state and/or customer requirements
What is expected of you and others at this levelApplies acquired knowledge and skills to complete standard tasksReadily learns and applies new information and methods to work in assigned areaMaintains appropriate licenses, training and certificationsWorks on routine assignments that require some problem resolutionWorks within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methodsAdheres to all quality guidelinesWorks under moderate degree of supervisionWork typically involves regular review of output by work lead or supervisorRefers complex unusual problems to supervisor
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.