ChristianaCare Pharmacy Department is recruiting for a Certified Pharmacy Technician to work full time. This is a day/midnight rotating shift position. Holidays as required.
The ChristianaCare Newark campus and Wilmington campus in-patient pharmacies operate 24 hours a day.
Assists the pharmacist in providing timely, efficient, cost effective, and appropriate pharmaceutical care to the patient
Delivers and exchanges 24-hour cart fill medications
Makes rounds of nursing areas for medication drop-off and pick up discontinued medications
Prepare medications through appropriate compounding procedures and aseptic sterile techniques in accordance with USP 795, 797 and 800 (hazardous medications) in a timely manner
Reorder medications in short supply and restock picking station and other areas of the pharmacy
Manage Automated Dispensing Cabinets (AcuDose) inventory, including accurate selection and loading of medications
Inspect medications at nursing units, including refrigerators and AcuDose cabinets. Ensures that medications are stored properly and that only in date medications are stored. Removes discontinued medication.
Answer telephones and greet personnel coming into the pharmacy, answering any questions they may have.
High school diploma or equivalent required
Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB) is required
A minimum of one year of pharmacy technician experience preferred
Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred
Knowledge of generic and trade names of formulary drugs
Ability to type and perform basic math calculations
Computer experience preferred
Strength and endurance is necessary to push the medicine carts back and forth to nursing stations
Physical Demands :
Standing and walking up to 8 miles a day with intermittent sitting
Some pushing, pulling, or lifting (up to 50 lbs) and manual dexterity
Internal Number: JR55035
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.