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Pharmacist Assistant, Central Pharmacy

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 119547
Job Family: Pharmacy Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 3rd shift, 7 on / 7 off
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085039605-Pharmacy


Job Overview: Provides technical and operational support to pharmacists and technicians to ensure that patients receive comprehensive pharmaceutical care, appropriate to the age and severity of illness of the patient. Under the direction of an Assistant Director, Technician Manager, and Staff Pharmacist, Tech Check Tech responsibilities for doses dispensed through automation.

Position Highlights:

  • Full-Time, Days
  • Schedule: 3rd shift, 7 on / 7 off
  • Winston Campus
  • $6,000 sign-on bonus eligible position for qualified candidates!   Click here for more information!

What We Offer:

  • Day 1 Health Coverage: Choose from either copay or HSA-eligible health insurance options with coverage starting on your first day of work.   
  • Generous PTO: Accrual starts at 25 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters. 
  • Education: Eligible for our Prepaid College Tuition Assistance program (up to $5,250/year)!
  • Wellness Incentives: Up to $1,350/year in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program.
  • Parental Benefits: Six weeks paid birthing-mother maternity leave & four weeks paid parental leave for non-birthing parents. 
  • Retirement: Up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions.

How You’ll Impact Patient Care:

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Aids the pharmacist and fellow technicians in the preparation and processing of medication orders and prescriptions.
  • Delivers pharmacy services within patient care areas.
  • Engages in a team-based approach to enhance quality improvement, aligning with the Pharmacy Department's dedication to the philosophy and principles of Total Quality.
  • Keeps knowledge and skills current and actively contributes to educating others.
  • Collaborates effectively with colleagues and directs daily operations to optimize productivity.
  • Assumes the role of a mentor for newly appointed technicians.
  • Shares responsibility with pharmacists and managers for supervising activities within their respective areas.
  • Takes on the responsibility of inventory management to ensure the availability of high-quality, in-date drug products and supplies as needed.
  • Administers age/developmentally appropriate care following Age Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.
  • Participates in the planning process by establishing personal objectives to support quality improvement endeavors and contribute to departmental objectives.
  • Adheres to the hospital's general standards to foster a collaborative work environment through effective communication, building interpersonal relationships, and promoting teamwork.

What You Will Need:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Associate degree in pharmacy technology required.
  • PTCB/NHA technician certification (CPhT) required.
  • North Carolina Board of Pharmacy registration as a pharmacy technician required within 30 days of hire.
  • Must meet and maintain all TCT validation requirements as outlined by NCBOP and Wake Forest Baptist Health.

Nice To Have (Not Required):

  • One-year previous pharmacy experience preferred.

Where You Will Work:

  • Working in healthcare in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a rewarding and dynamic experience. This vibrant city is home to renowned healthcare institutions making it a hub for medical professionals and healthcare innovation.
  • As a healthcare professional in Winston-Salem, you'll have the opportunity to provide top-notch care to a diverse and engaged community. The healthcare industry here is characterized by a commitment to patient-centered care, cutting-edge medical research, and a collaborative spirit among healthcare providers.
  • Winston-Salem offers a high quality of life with a cost of living that's lower than in many other major cities. You'll find thriving arts and culture scene, beautiful parks, and a strong sense of community. The city's commitment to healthcare extends beyond the hospital walls, with initiatives aimed at improving public health and wellness.
  • Whether you're drawn to clinical care, research, or administration, working in healthcare in Winston-Salem, NC allows you to be part of a healthcare environment that values excellence, compassion, and the well-being of the community. Join us in contributing to the health and vitality of Winston-Salem, where healthcare is not just a profession but a calling.

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