Riverside Health System

  • Pharmacy Tech III

    Location Name Riverside Walter Reed Hospital
    Department Pharmacy
    Job ID
    Clinical (Non-Nursing)
  • Overview

    Riverside Walter Reed Hospital in Gloucester, Virginia is currently seeking a part-time Pharmacy Tech III. 


    Job Summary: Pharmacy Technician III is responsible for providing technical support of pharmacy services including but not limited to distributing pharmaceuticals performing inventory control completing compliance audits and financial transactions providing customer service and maintaining pharmacy records. Performs pharmacy?related duties in compliance with department policies and procedures and state/federal law and regulation. Arranges sequence and timing of work to meet normal and variable work requirements. Is able to function independently in all pharmacy function within the department. Serves as a subject matter expert in at least one functional area (see below) including leading process improvement and policy development related to area(s) of specialty. Is able to function as a trainer in at least one functional area. Pharmacy Technician III works as part of an interdisciplinary patient care team under the direction of the Director of Pharmacy/Pharmacy Manager or their designee. In addition to Tech II responsibilities specializes in pharmacy operations in at least one of the following (where applicable): Chemotherapy Admixtures Automated Dispensing Device Management (Automation) Controlled-Substance Accountability USP 797(IV Sterile Preparation) Pharmacy Purchasing/Inventory Management non-sterile compounding. Assists management with inspections audits reports and training to ensure compliance with standards and to provide quality service. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Riverside Walter Reed Hospital is a 67-bed acute care facility located in Gloucester, Virginia. With 24-hour emergency services, a 12,000 square foot Intensive Care Unit, a complete range of outpatient services, a highly professional, caring staff and more than 50 outstanding area physicians, Riverside Walter Reed provides comprehensive health care services to the communities of the Middle Peninsula. The Middle Peninsula is bordered on the south by the York River and the lower Chesapeake Bay on the east. Gloucester is a growing and increasingly changing county that is an integral part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. Growth in the Peninsula area has encouraged development in the Gloucester Point and the Courthouse regions of Gloucester.


    Education: Completion of an accredited pharmacy technician training program preferred. For pharmacy intern, high school diploma and active enrollment in pharmacy school required.

    Experience: A minimum of 3 years previous pharmacy technician experience required. For inpatient positions, a minimum of 2 years of prior health system pharmacy experience required.

    Certification/Licensure: Pharmacy Technician Licensure with the State of Virginia required or Pharmacy Intern Licensure with the State of Virginia. National Certification (PTCB or equivalent) required.


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