Tower Health
Pharmacy Technician I
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Philadelphia Map
Posted: 09/27/2019
Closing: 10/26/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Tower Health
Job description

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. Documents activities as indicated and performs other duties as required. A Medication Reconciliation Pharmacy Technician 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.



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 upon hire or within the first 6
months of employment

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

Pharmacy Technician I