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Pharmacy Tech II Cert. (PT)
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Community Health System | Fort Wayne, IN
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Job Description

* Schedule: Part-time, 24 hours per week

Under the leadership of the Operations Manager, Pharmacy Leader, or Network Director and the technical guidance of a pharmacist, assists the pharmacist in filling medication orders, preparing IV admixtures and maintaining appropriate levels of medications in pharmacy, nursing units, service carts and trays to meet patient care needs.


* Must hold an Indiana Pharmacy Technician Certificate or an Indiana Pharmacy Technician in Training Permit.
* Must be certified by the national PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) or the National Healthcareer Association (ExCPT Exam) within one year of hire and maintain thereafter.
* OR-
* Must hold an Indiana Pharmacy Intern license.

Experience: At least 6 months experience as a hospital pharmacy technician is preferred.

Education: Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Must be certified by the national PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) or the National Healthcare Association (ExCPT Exam) within one year of hire and maintain thereafter.

Other: Previous exposure to computers is required. Must be able to work flexible schedule.

Job Knowledge and Skills

* Demonstrates working knowledge of the English language, verbal and written.
* Requires strong mathematical computation and organizational skills to process pharmaceutical doses and complete pharmacy inventory functions.
* Requires knowledge of a hospital pharmacy operation's practices and procedures, pharmaceutical terminology, as well as the importance of accurate processing and documentation.
* Demonstrates working knowledge of pharmacy information system after appropriate training is completed.
* Demonstrates well developed interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with all internal and external unit customers.

Equal Opportunity Employer

About Community Health System

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS) is an operator of hospitals in the United States. The Company provides healthcare services through these hospitals that it owns and operates in non-urban and selected urban markets throughout the United States. As of December 31, 2008, included in the Company's operations, were 118 hospitals that it owned, leased or operated. These hospitals are geographically diversified across 28 states, with an aggregate of 17,245 licensed beds. Effective June 30, 2008, the Company acquired the remaining 35% equity interest in Affinity Health Systems, LLC, which indirectly owns and operates Trinity Medical Center (560 licensed beds) in Birmingham, Alabama, from Baptist Health Systems, Inc., giving the Company 100% ownership of that facility. Effective October 1, 2008, the Company acquired Deaconess Medical Center (388 licensed beds) and Valley Hospital and Medical Center (123 licensed beds) located in Spokane, Washington, from Empire Health Services. (Source: 10-K)