St. Luke's University Health Network Senior Pharmacy Technician in United States
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Senior Pharmacy Technician Homestar, under the direction of a pharmacist, delivers medications, performs unit dose activities, including filling patient medication orders and outpatient prescriptions, performs routine medication area inspections, maintains records for controlled substances, and utilizes the pharmacy computer system. Performs administratively assigned duties.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Effectively follows workflow procedures with an in-depth understanding of each workstation (i.e., Pick- Up, Drop-Off, Production) for day-to-day coordination and processing of patient medication orders; manages own responsibilities while shifting to help the team where needed. May require filling in at other locations as needed.
Demonstrates compassion and care by proactively identifying and resolving potential problems to ensure customers have their medications when needed; collaborates with immediate and extended pharmacy teams, medical staff, insurance companies, and customers alike to resolve issues, ensure accuracy, and deliver timely resolution of any medication or insurance related concerns.
Assists Pharmacy Manager with performing day-to-day activities and administration which may include daily and weekly reports.
Proactively takes on additional tasks and responsibilities, demonstrating a strong work ethic. Identifies opportunities and shares insight on how to improve patient care and customer service.
Works well with others. Promotes a sense of teamwork. Maintains a positive attitude concerning duties, workload and pharmacy operations.
Provides portions of orientation and training for new personnel.
Completes special projects or work requests on time.
Demonstrates strong understanding of business and sound business practices.
Communicates to the Manager any customer service, personnel and/or other issues that arise in the absence of the Manager.
Responsible for maintaining inventory throughout the pharmacy. Includes supply ordering, invoice processing, managing out dates, returns. Coordinates inventory preparation and processing. Orders appropriate quantities, straightens and organizes, and remove outdated stock.
Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Occasionally lift and/or carry 100 lbs. Frequently lift and/or carry 50 lbs. Stand and/or walk at least 6 hours in an 8-hour work day. Stooping (bending at the waist) and crouching (stooping and bending at the knees) – required frequently. Handling (grasping) – required frequently. Fingering (fine manipulation) – required only occasionally.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Current PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) national certification. Minimum 5 years’ experience in retail pharmacy.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Requires successful completion of on-the-job training in each area of the department within the first six months of employment. One year experience in a long-term care pharmacy preferred.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (http://www.slhn.org/EOE)
Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (http://www.slhn.org/) (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 18,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $2.7 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s established the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows. St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare’s five-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital. U.S. News & World Report ranked St. Luke’s #1 in the Lehigh Valley and #6 in the state. Three of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals are St. Luke’s hospitals. St. Luke’s flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health nine times total and seven years in a row, including in 2021 when it was identified as THE #1 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY. In 2021, IBM Watson Health also named St. Luke’s among the 15 Top Health Systems nationally. Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers..
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