Pharmacy Technician - Per Diem

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Lancaster , PA 17622

Posted 2 weeks ago




Description: As a Per Diem Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) Pharmacy Technician at Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital you will assist in various pharmacy activities under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Your responsibilities will include preparing, delivering, and restocking medications; performing order entry; procuring drugs; billing. You will carry out your job duties according to written procedures and guidelines based on pharmacy standards and regulatory requirements. This position is scheduled to work every other weekend, both Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am - 12:00noon.

Facility: Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital is a joint venture between Universal Health Services and Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine. The 128 bed facility will feature Lancaster County's only dedicated inpatient unit for adolescents, as well as a dedicated women's trauma unit, for sexual-assault victims or women with a history of traumatic injuries because of domestic violence. Slated to open in mid-2018, the hospital will also offer day-treatment services for adolescent, dual-diagnosis, older-adult, and substance-abuse patients. Pharmacy automation includes EPIC and Omnicell. Management of the pharmacy is outsourced to Comprehensive Pharmacy Services.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Successful completion of an ASHP accredited pharmacy technician program is required

  • Fingerprint clearance and child abuse registry clearance is required to work at this facility

  • PA Pharmacy Technician certification preferred

  • Recent paid Pharmacy Technician experience in an acute care or other inpatient care setting

  • Proficient computer skills using pharmacy systems and Microsoft Office

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • Demonstrated accuracy and timeliness in a work setting

  • Effective communications skills; verbal and written

Benefits: All CPS Per Diem employees are eligible to participate in our 401(k) program with an employer match and for the EAP (employee assistance program).

About CPS: Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is the nation's oldest and largest provider of pharmacy support services to more than 700 hospitals and healthcare facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico. CPS helps hospital pharmacists tackle complex problems such as medication reconciliation, hyper-inflated drug costs, standardization, centralized distribution, regulatory & compliance, and 340B programs leading to increased quality, reduced admissions and lower costs. Services provided by CPS include pharmacy management, pharmacy consulting, specialized pharmacy services, telepharmacy, 340B program compliance assurance, ambulatory & retail pharmacy services, medication related transition of care, and pharmacy analytics. For more information, visit

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Pharmacy Technician - Per Diem

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services