Takes direction from the Staff Pharmacist. Provides assistance with the order entry preparation, and distribution of drug products under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Maintains appropriate inventory of drug supplies and a system of control to ensure the integrity of the purchases, control of supplies and proper accounting for their distribution.
Located in the heart of Berks County in Reading, PA, St. Joseph Medical Center first opened its doors in 1873. The new 204 bed state of the art hospital, located on Bernville Road, opened in 2004 and in 2015 became the first hospital to join the Penn State Health organization. It is a patient-focused institution guided by the integrated pharmacy practice model that offers 24 hour service. The department has a USP-797 compliant clean room and utilize PyxisÂ® automated dispensing cabinets. Other technologies include smart pump and barcode labeling.
Health, Vision, Dental effective on date of hire
Generous paid time off
High School Diploma or GED required.
Graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Tech School required.
Working on Pharmacy Technician certification preferred
1-2 years of Pharmacy experience preferred, including preparation of IV solutions
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