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Penn State Health Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy (days with rotation) in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: Days with rotation


The Pharmacy Tech provides assistance with the order entry preparation and distribution of drug products under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. The Pharmacy Tech maintains appropriate inventory of drug supplies and a system of control to ensure the integrity of the purchases, control of supplies and proper accounting for their distribution.


Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required


Able to work appropriately with persons of varied ages, racial, ethnic, and sociological backgrounds.

Handle all communications in an appropriate manner.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Provide all services in a professional, cooperative fashion demonstrating St. Joseph Medical Center as a Catholic Medical Center with a Community of Faith Program.

Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.

Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergency requests.

Ability to exercise sound professional judgment.

Ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing).

Ability to meet the pharmaceutical care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, psychiatric, oncology, obstetric, chemically dependent, rehabilitation, and skilled-nursing patients.


Working on Pharmacy Technician certification preferred

1-2 years of Pharmacy experience preferred, including preparation of IV solutions

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information . If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF ( for more detailed steps for assistance.