Tracking Code: 204370

Pharmacy Technician (Certified) - Pharmacy - Evening/Nights

Location: Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, PA
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem

PRN (As Needed)

Days/Evening/Nights

8 hour shifts

Prepares pharmaceuticals for dispensing in accordance with hospital policy standards of practice, and applicable state and federal regulations.

Job Class Specifics
1. Provides orientation/training of employees to job role to quality standards, and to hospital facilities and goals.
2. Fulfills purchasing and procurement responsibilities as needed.
3. Completes thorough Medication Reconciliation process for admitted patients as assigned.
4. Prioritizes workload so that tasks are completed in an efficient manner; keeps patient care the number one priority.
5. Meets deadlines in special projects and daily responsibilities; demonstrates a "need no reminders" attitude; keeps informed of project status.
6. Prepares sterile products (IV admixtures, nutritional admixtures, oncology admixtures, irrigation solution, ophthalmic preparations, injectable medications, etc.) using aseptic technique.
7. Correctly uses Mobile Isolation Chamber and performs proper cleaning and maintenance procedures. After checked by registered pharmacist, delivers medications to the Nursing Unit as needed.
8. Performs all necessary calculations and conversions in the preparation of medications and determines correct dosage. Has work verified by registered pharmacist.
9. Compounds and prepares pharmaceuticals for dispensing. Has work verified by a registered pharmacist.
10. Demonstrates involvement in unit by attending 50% of staff/committee meetings and in services for area.
11. Maintains Pharmacy Department and work area in neat and orderly manner; cleans department and work area on own initiative.
12. Inspects Pharmacy inventory to ensure that pharmaceuticals are reordered when necessary and that items that are outdated are removed and replaced.
13. Is familiar with the usual dose or dosage ranges, administration, required accessory labeling and generic and brand names, routes of warnings, storage conditions, and available dosage forms of the most commonly prescribed drugs.
14. Reviews Nursing Unit's inventory as assigned monthly for proper medication dates, quantity, storage, rotation of stock supplies and overall conditions as assigned.
15. Has a working understanding of The Joint Commission MM Standards and their application to health system pharmacy.
16. Effectively utilizes barcode controls to decrease errors. Always scans the product when possible.
17. Maintains current knowledge of profession through reading journals, attending meetings, or CEU's to maintain certification.

Education: Formal Education and Training - Diploma or GED required.
Informal or Continuing Education - As appropriate to maintain knowledge and skill.


Experience: Experience applying customer service behaviors and communication skills required. Prior experience, as a pharmacy technician is desired. Prior experience in IV admixture and quality control is desired. Keyboarding skills required. Experience in operating computer system required.


Certifications/Licensure: Registered as a Certified Pharmacy Technician by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board or National Healthcareer Association required; or if registered by a state board as an active pharmacy technician, must obtain registered status by the PTCB or NHA within 6 months of hire.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Franklin County, named after Benjamin Franklin, was officially formed in 1784. One of its two main towns, the borough of Chambersburg, lies 13 miles north of Maryland and is known for its "green, safe environment." In the southern part of Franklin County, the borough of Waynesboro sits just two miles north of the Mason-Dixon Line and is known for its rich industrial history.

Franklin County is in the heart of South Central Pennsylvania, where you'll find mountains, lakes and a picturesque countryside coupled with theater, music, skiing, hunting, fishing and much more. We're in the heart of America's fruit orchards, so peaches, apples and lots of other local produce are available close by. The area features local wineries and breweries, along with a vibrant arts scene at the historic Capitol Theatre and Totem Pole Playhouse. Franklin County merges the best of small-town friendliness with easy access to metropolitan areas. (Patient population: 154,000)

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