Pottstown Hospital
Certified Pharmacy Technician
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Pottstown Map
Posted: 09/18/2019
Closing: 10/17/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Pottstown Hospital
Job description

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

Under the supervision of the Pharmacist, it is the responsibility of the Certified Pharmacy Technician to perform medication history assessments for new admissions to the hospital. Assistance of pharmacists in providing pharmaceutical care to both in-patients and out-patients. Computer entry and processing of patient drug orders; sterile and non-sterile preparations of liquids and solid dosage forms; care and ordering of supplies and equipment; training of trainees; processing of admittance, discharge and transfer of patient drugs; restocking of pyxis machines; nursing unit inspections; performing miscellaneous related tasks, all under the supervision of a pharmacist.

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Qualifications

Education:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Current P.T.C.B. Certification

Experience: 

  • Typing skills required
  • Experience in a Pharmacy environment
Certified Pharmacy Technician