The Lead Pharmacy Technician under the direction of the Pharmacy Technician Supervisor will provide direct supervision in the pharmacy for pharmacy
technicians. Also, the Lead Pharmacy Technician will assist the Technician Supervisor with the coordination, scheduling, and evaluation of the performance
of pharmacy technicians. The Lead Pharmacy Technician is also responsible for assisting management with creating and implementing service standards
for the technicians to coordinate the work flow and pharmacy staffing for best efficiency.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger in its efforts to provide the highest level of patient care and patient satisfaction.
This position reports to the Pharmacy Technician Supervisor.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions.
Demonstrates ability to work independently as well as part of a team, communicate effectively, assess situations and present solutions.
Must possess excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks and delegate in an efficient and professional manner.
Sufficient computer skills (i.e., Word, ) required.
Demonstrates leadership skills such as self-awareness, self-regulation, collaboration, teamwork, motivation, and empathy.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent strongly preferred and consideration given for any college level education.
Minimum of two years of experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital setting required.
Working knowledge of computer software required including EPIC, Omnicell, Lawson.
Needs to maintain pharmacy technician III certification.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a pharmacy setting. Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule and work on all shifts as needed (D/E/N) to
maintain consistency in pharmacy technician practices, etc. Must be able to stand or walk for the entire 8 or 10 hour shift.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered
necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.