Under the direction of the Assistant Director, this position will supervise, coordinate, schedule, and evaluate the performance of both pharmacy technicians and stock area technicians. Responsible for creating and implementing service standards for the technicians, scheduling and convening regular technician staff meetings, and working with the Pharmacy and Procurement management teams to coordinate the work flow and staff the pharmacy for best efficiency. This position works closely with the pharmacy and procurement staff both to ensure the smooth operation of the pharmacy as well as the management of the pharmacy inventory.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality pharmaceutical care and patient satisfaction.
This position reports to the Director of Enterprise Pharmacy.
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.
Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively.
Must possess excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks and delegate in an efficient and professional manner.
Excellent computer skills (i.e., Word, Excel) 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 three years of experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital setting required.
Minimum of one year of experience in a supervisory role preferred.
Working knowledge of computer software required including EPIC, and Lawson. Working knowledge of the ADC databases, Pandora software and the Controlled Substance Module is strongly preferred.
Needs to maintain pharmacy technician certification.
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.