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Certified Pharmacy Technician I - Per Diem

Pottstown Hospital Pottstown Full-Time
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Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.



Responsibilities

A 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. Rotate and cover medication history technician position as needed. Medician history technian position will be independently obtaining medication and allergy histories for patients that will be admitted to the hospital from the Emergency Department. Information will be obtained by interviewing the patient, patient family, calling local pharmacies and also using other available resources. The information obtained will be entered into a computer system and it will be used by physicians and other health care providers to determine treatment plans and medication orders during and post discharge from the hospital. 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 preferred.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
- National Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT) through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

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

 

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Communication
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Pottstown Hospital is a 232-bed, acute care hospital offering an extensive range of services. We are 1,150 healthcare professionals strong, with 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties, serving the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and surrounding areas. We work every day to be a place of healing, caring, and connection for patients and loved ones in the community we call home. Pottstown Hospital also works diligently to create an atmosphere for our associates that promotes collaboration, robust learning resources, and many opportunities to grow and develop. Now, as part of Tower Health, your potential with us is greater than ever.


Tower Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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