Novant Health

Acute Care Pharmacy Technician III-Certified

Job Location NC-Charlotte
Job Opening ID
PHO - Presbyterian Medical Center
1950 - Pharmacy Float Pool
Work Schedule
Work Schedule Details
Rotating 1st and 2nd shift



Pharmacy Technician III – Certified


Novant Health is seeking a Pharmacy Tech III-Certified, to join our hospital Pharmacy Float Pool, to deliver optimal medication management across all dimensions of care, every time. Float Pool team members will support the facilities in the Charlotte Market including Presbyterian Medical Center, Mint Hill Medical Center, Huntersville Medical Center, Matthews Medical Center, Rowan Medical Center and Ballantyne Medical Center.  This individual will need the ability to travel to all facilities in the market as scheduled.


Novant Health is an integrated system of physician practices, hospitals, outpatient centers, and more – each element committed to delivering a remarkable healthcare experience for patients and their families. With world-class technology, personal connections, and care that’s easier to access and understand, Novant Health is with patients every step of the way on their journey to health and wellness.


Essential functions include:

  • Filling and delivering medication orders for all age groups under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
  • Performing non-sterile compounding and repackaging.
  • Answering and screening telephone calls and referring calls to a pharmacist when appropriate.
  • Processing cart fills, refills to automated dispensing machines and replenishments to emergency kits and carts.
  • Demonstrating proficiency with equipment and software.
  • Collecting medication histories from patients and/or compounding sterile admixtures.
  • Performing additional duties that may include purchasing or validating (as eligible per educational requirement).


Why Novant Health?

  • Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.  Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth, as you take advantage of the opportunities, to advance your practice to other roles and responsibilities in the pharmacy technician profession!
  • 8 Magnet Designated Hospitals
  • LeapFrog Grade “A” Ratings at Novant Health facilities
  • Novant Health is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Forbes Best Employers for Women in 2020, Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality and 50 Best Places for Women and Managers of Diverse Backgrounds to Work.


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At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.




  • Education: High School Diploma or GED, required. 2 Year / Associate Degree, preferred.
  • Experience: Required
    • Acute Care: Prior experience in a minimum of three pharmacy skills (examples may include but are not limited to the following activities: medication distribution, sterile compounding, medication listing, controlled substance accountability, highly privileged ADS, validating duties and/or procurement)...OR...hired as a Pharmacy Tech II Certified, have 2 years experience in acute care and now competently performing a third pharmacy skill as described above.
    • Outpatient Oncology: Minimum of four years of experience in any pharmacy setting with two years in sterile compounding (of IV and/or chemotherapy admixture).
    • Specialty pharmacy: Minimum of four years of experience in any pharmacy setting required with two years in specialty setting.
  • Licensure/Certification:
    • Current registry with applicable State Board(s) of Pharmacy, required.
    • PTCB or NHA Certification within 60 days of hire, required.
    • A minimum of two relevant specialized certificates/certifications from approved vendors such as PTCB, BPTS or NPTA (examples include but are not limited to product verification, medication history, hazardous drug management, billing/reimbursement, controlled substances diversion prevention, medication therapy management, sterile compounding) additional certificate/certification for technicians with Validating Tech credentials (NC). The additional certificates/certifications must be obtained within 12 months of hire and maintained as applicable, required.
  • Additional Skills (required):
    • State registration and/or evidence of renewal is required for both Pharmacists and Technicians fifteen days prior to expiration and Technicians are required to be either certified through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
    • Considerable knowledge and application of basic math skills, including ratio and proportion relationships; strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Basic technology skills. Other duties as outlined in Novant Health and facility specific policies and procedures. Ability to drive/travel to multiple facilities/locations as needed. Ability to work as part of a high performing, change ready and resilient team.
    • Validating duties (NC only): must complete initial didactic and practical training prior to initial validation. Must obtain 99.7% accuracy rate on initial validation and 99% accuracy in subsequent audits.
  • Additional Skills (preferred): Considerable knowledge of medication names (both trade and generic) and their doses, routes of administration, and adverse effects; the ability to demonstrate patient interview skills and strong written and verbal communication skills with other healthcare professionals. Experience with inventory management.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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