Prime Healthcare

Lead Pharmacy Tech Buyer

Facility Suburban Community Hospital
US-PA-East Norriton
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type


At Suburban Community Hospital, our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. Suburban Community Hospital is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!


Suburban Community Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital, is part of Prime Healthcare's Pennsylvania Region. Prime Healthcare Pennsylvania Region includes Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia, Lower Bucks Hospital in Bucks County, and Suburban Community Hospital in Montgomery County.


Prime's hospitals in Pennsylvania are certified by The Joint Commission as Primary Stroke Centers and have won multiple awards through Healthgrades and the Get With The Guidelines Quality Achievement Awards though the American Heart Association. Our hospitals offer medical, surgical, and emergency care, which includes diagnostic radiology, lab services, behavior health, heart care, rehabilitation, family medicine, wound care, and residency programs.


Through high quality medical care, educational programs, and community outreach services, our hospitals treat all members of our communities with respect and compassion. For more information about Suburban Community Hospital, please visit


The Lead Pharmacy Technician is defined as someone who under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assist in the various activities of the pharmacy department not requiring the professional judgment of the pharmacist. The lead pharmacy technician also has supervisory and other responsibilities, such as Pyxis, Meditech, and Drug Ordering Expertise. Duties include, but not limited to: technical duties such as maintaining patient records; setting-up, packaging and labeling medication doses; filling and dispensing routine orders for stock supplies of patient-care areas; maintaining inventories of drug supplies and mixing drugs with parenteral fluids. Other responsibilities include physician order entry, setting and updating the scheduling of technicians, supervising use of automated drug delivery equipment (Pyxis), maintaining quality assurance programs and generally overseeing the performance of pharmacy technicians. The scope of care provided includes: General Medicine/Surgical, Intensive Care Services, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Emergency Care, Transitional Care, Geriatrics and Outpatient Services.


Education and Work Experience

  1. Minimum of five (5) years current hospital pharmacy technician experience required
  2. Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) required or obtained within 6 months of hire date
  3. State Pharmacy Technician License/Registration required (if required by state regulations
  4. Proficiency with various computer systems, EHR, ADS, and drug preparation or delivery systems
  5. High school diploma or equivalent
  6. Graduate of ASHP-accredited or equivalent pharmacy technician training program preferred


We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:


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