Pharmacy Technician - Per Diem - Variable shifts as Needed (Days/Evenings/Weekends)
Company: Reading Health System
Posted on: May 28, 2023
About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.
St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet - designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.
In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.
A Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist in his/her professional responsibilities in providing pharmacy services. Working under the direction of a licensedpharmacist, participates in the preparation, dispensing, distribution and return of patient specific medications including intravenous admixtures, supplies andmaintains automated technology equipment, packages unit of use dosages, maintains and transports pharmaceuticals, and performs tasks associated withregulatory compliance. Documents activities as indicated and performs other duties as required. A Medication Reconciliation Pharmacy Technician will beindependently obtaining medication and allergy histories for patients that will be admitted to the hospital from the Emergency Department. Information will beobtained by interviewing the patient, patient family, calling local pharmacies and also using other available resources. The information obtained will be enteredinto a computer system and it will be used by physicians and other health care providers to determine treatment plans and medication orders during and postdischarge from the hospital.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS- High School Diploma or GED
1+ years pharmacy technician experience required
Prior experience in hospital pharmacy preferred
Pediatric experience preferred
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS- National Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT) through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Required upon hire or within the first 6months of employment
REQUIRED SKILLS- Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Multi Line Telephone OperationalSkills, Computer Skills to include use and navigation, Good Reasoning Skills
Keywords: Reading Health System, Philadelphia , Pharmacy Technician - Per Diem - Variable shifts as Needed (Days/Evenings/Weekends), Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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