Tracking Code: 201773

Pharmacy Technician (Certified) - WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital - Day

Location: WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, York, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Hours: 7 days in Two week work week

General Summary

Certified Pharmacy Technician I assists with preparation and distribution of medications. The Certified Pharmacy Technician I position requires specialized pharmacy education, training, and subsequent certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or comparable entity. The Certified Pharmacy Technician I role is eligible for advanced technician positions based upon job performance and successful completion of requirements for advancement established in the Pharmacy Technician Career Ladder criteria grids.

Essential Functions:

  • Pursuant to the needs and offerings of the hiring department, essential job accountabilities may include the following:
  • Receives and stocks deliveries of pharmaceuticals and other supplies.
  • Prepares, packages, and labels medications prior to dispensing.
  • Delivers medications to care areas within the hospital.
  • Delivers medications to off-site locations.
  • Manages pharmacy inventory management, including use of electronic inventory management systems.
  • Monitors product expirations and removing outdated stock from inventory.
  • Responds to product recalls.
  • Compounds non-sterile and sterile medication preparations.
  • Cleans and disinfects procedures.
  • Performs clerical duties such as answering telephones and maintaining adequate supplies.
  • Identifies at least one area of specialized skill or expertise.
  • Trains/mentors new pharmacy technicians and pharmacy interns.
  • Maintains sufficient additional criteria as outlined in the Pharmacy Technician Career Ladder criteria grids.

Common Expectations:

  • Provides outstanding customer service to all customers.
  • Fosters teamwork by demonstrating caring behaviors.
  • Practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patients, visitors, and staff by complying with all applicable safety regulations.
  • Reports actual errors, potential errors, and hazardous/unsafe conditions.
  • Protects sensitive patient data per HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) regulations.
  • Reasonable flexibility for occasional work outside of normally scheduled shifts based on the needs of the pharmacy department and the hospital.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Rarely (10lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Rarely (10lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Rarely
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Frequently
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Frequently

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally


Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • No experience.


  • Certified Pharmacy Technician Upon Hire Required

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

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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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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

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