Certified Pharmacy Technician | Pharmacy | Elkhart General Hospital at Beacon Health Systems in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted in General Business 20 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

    • Reports to Pharmacy Manager. Under the clinical supervision of a licensed pharmacist and in accordance with departmental policies, procedures and legal and regulatory requirements, compounds sterile products and prepares unit-of-use pharmaceuticals for dispensing and ensures delivery of products and pharmaceutical supplies to patient care areas. Maintains pharmacy working inventory.

    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value

      • Easy access and convenience

      • Outstanding patient experiences

      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community


    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a High School Diploma or Equivalent. Indiana Pharmacy Technician License is required, National Technician Certification is preferred. Previous work in a pharmacy, either hospital or retail, is required. The Candidate must successfully pass the National Pharmacy Technician Certification exam within six months of obtaining position. Failure to pass the National Pharmacy Technician Certification exam after 3 attempts (the maximum allowed by PTCB) will result in termination from this position.

    • Knowledge & Skills

      • Knowledge of medical terminology.

      • Computer skills.

      • Good math skills are an absolute requirement.

      • Successful completion of Pharmacy Technician Certification Program at EGH.

    • Working Conditions
      • Exposure to minor operating equipment and chemical solution hazards.

    • Physical Demands

      • Able to lift items weighing up to 40 lbs.

      • Frequent lifting, bending, stooping and prolonged standing.

      • Work may require an awkward or straining position to be assumed for short periods of time in lifting or handling heavy objects.