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Penn Medicine

Lead Pharmacy Technician (Retail)


Laboratory Technician


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Pharmacy- Retail

Full Time- Day Shift

This position is located at 3250 South 76th Street.

The Lead Technician coordinates all technician-related activities within the outpatient pharmacy from training to daily pharmacy technician duties. The individual in the role will manage technician scheduling and coverage, and train pharmacists and interns on QS1, POS and robotics. As the Lead Technician, the individual will also assist Pharmacy Supervisors with pharmacy-related initiatives, (e.g., insurance audits, support staff initiatives), provide timely communication to Pharmacists, e.g., customer service, patient/employee safety, operational/schedule needs, and inventory control. As the Lead Technician, he/she will be responsible for processing prescriptions through the pharmacy system including adjudication of claims to third party insurance plans, for the filling of medication orders timely and accurately, recognize common drug names, and select proper drug, dosage form, strength and quantity, as appropriate for review by the Pharmacist, completing and recording all maintenance required for automated pharmacy counters, monitoring and maintaining pharmacy dispensing supplies and maintaining adequately stocked cash registers utilizing petty cash.

H.S. Diploma/GED, required. And 2 to 4 years' experience as a Pharmacy Technician I , required. Must demonstrate the ability to perform dosage calculations , required. Knowledge of information system applications, required. Pharmacy Technician Certification, required.

When applying to this position, please upload your current pharmacy technician certification.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.