Pharmacy Technician Intern (Excel Graduates only)

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  4640 


Schedule: Part Time 

Shift: Varied (Days/Evenings) 

Salary Range: $13.61 - $18.03 


Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.


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Job Role Summary
In partnership with Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana, Eskenazi Health has developed a 12-week paid Pharmacy Technician Internship Program. All eligible interns will have completed a Pharmacy Board approved Pharmacy Technician Training Program through one of Goodwill's providers. All eligible technicians will have their Technician-In-Training permit. This internship will provide exposure and practical experience in outpatient, inpatient and clinical pharmacy. The Pharmacy Technician Intern will perform all assigned technical duties within their scope under the law to practice at the highest skill level of licensure. The Pharmacy Technician Intern will provide all aspects of direct and indirect customer service with internal and external customers.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Actively participates in training and shadowing experiences in a number of different pharmacy areas
  • Performs all aspects of outpatient prescription order preparation within their scope up to the final pharmacist check and dispensing
  • Observes and participates (as appropriate) in inpatient pharmacy operations, including medication delivery, central pharmacy automation, automated dispensing cabinet replenishment and maintenance, unit dose medication preparation, sterile compounding, controlled-substance handling, and inventory management
  • Reviews principles of medication safety, describes current Eskenazi Health medication safety initiatives, and understands the role of the Pharmacy Technician in the safe use of medications
  • Observes medication assistance program coordinators to learn the basics of medication assistance programs including bulk and individual free drug programs, foundation assistance, and copay assistance
  • Identifies and demonstrates a working knowledge of medication assistance programs, recognizes when a program is appropriate for a patient referral and recognizes in EMR if a patient has qualified for a program
  • Obtains medication histories for assigned patients/areas and documents information in appropriate systems
  • Independently gathers and organizes data related to job responsibilities as requested by department management or other pharmacy staff on a regular basis
  • Provides excellent direct and indirect customer service by using AIDET process
  • Accesses and trains on all information systems including but not limited to: Epic Willow, Omnicell Automated Dispensing Cabinets, Epic Willow Ambulatory, RMS Point of Sale, and PharmAssist automated dispensing cabinets
  • Learns and works with a sense of urgency to assist patients and perform assigned duties
  • Maintains a clean, neat and professional work area at all times
  • Resolves conflicts in a calm, constructive and professional manner
  • Performs controlled substances accountability duties in assigned area
  • Insures a constant state of readiness for inspections by TJC, ISDH, DEA, Board of Pharmacy, and all other regulatory bodies
  • Consistently maintains compliance with all hospital and departmental policies and procedures and applicable laws
Job Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must obtain and maintain an Indiana Pharmacy Technician or Technician in Training license
  • Must have demonstrable mathematical knowledge and pass screening math test
  • Must complete a Pharmacy Board approved Pharmacy Technician Training Program through one of Goodwill's providers
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Knowledge and skills acquired through Pharmacy Technician training programs
  • Ability to participate in and increase skill set through on the job training



Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.




Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis