Pharmacy Technician (Part Time)

Job Description

The Pharmacy Technician performs technical support functions in the department under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist.


 Provides inventory control including maintenance in the pharmacy according to the drug formulary.

 Maintains formulary, including ordering, receiving, storage and all necessary paperwork.

 Replaces medication including dispense machine refill (24-hour supply), using unit-dose system.

 Replaces floor stock items on a routine basis according to policy including narcotic inventory.

 Maintains necessary paperwork for the pharmacy's reporting and tracking.

― Tracks documentation in support of the Pharmacy’s financial reporting system, Quality Assurance Plan, and the control of narcotics and other controlled substances.

― Files and maintains records pertaining to med cart, compounding log, drug inspection, expired med disposition, drug recalls,

and technician activity when Pharmacist is out of the hospital.  Demonstrates knowledge of Hospital codes.

 Demonstrates proper body mechanics and safety precautions in performing job responsibilities.

 Reports unsafe condition and defective equipment immediately.

 Reviews pharmacy profiles and collection of drugs dispensed to patients for accurate billing.

 Reconciles narcotic including monitoring of doses administered according to medication. 

 Manages Administration Record in the narcotics sign-out file.

 Ensures floor stock (medication and IV's) are maintained at appropriate par levels.

 Ensures emergency boxes are maintained in accordance with pharmacy policy.

 Maintains and completes pharmacy inspection manual.

 Transfers pharmacy charges to the business office.

 Maintains a clean and uncluttered pharmacy area including work area, sink, and counter tops.

 Prioritizes orders on basis of drug schedule or necessity, and delivers STAT orders promptly.

 Enters and fills all orders for verification by pharmacist.

 Conducts daily rounds to check emergency drug box and med dispense machines.

― Observes emergency drug box and med dispense machine compliance with state rules and regulations.

 Handles all pharmaceutical generated protected health information.

― Operates in a manner consistent with the privacy rule as outlined in HIPAA.

 Organizes, plans, and manages time effectively to complete assignments.

 Meets position requirements and performs essential functions.

 Completes mandatory training and courses required by completion date.



Total Education, Vocational Training and Experience: - Minimum 1 year experience in a pharmacy preferred.

- General medical terminology is preferred. Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

- Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

- Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

- Ability to work independently without supervision.

 Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- Meets established attendance standards.

- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives

. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Address: 175 Lancaster Boulevard, Mechanicsburg 17055-2016
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2219527