The Huntsville Hospital Pharmacy Technician Training Program is a 10-week paid training program designed to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to be a successful pharmacy technician. The program's goal is to develop career pharmacy technicians who assist pharmacists in providing optimal drug therapy for patients. The program is partnered with TRC's Pharmacy Technicians University, who will award a certificate of completion to those who meet all educational objectives. Educational activities include online modules by Pharmacy Technicians University, activities related to the course content conducted across the HH campus, and practical training in the area in which you will be working, including inpatient care at Huntsville Hospital Main or Women's & Children's, Sterile Products, Outpatient Prescription Processing, Mail Order, and Transitions of Care.
Education: High school diploma or GED required
Registration: Must be registered with the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician within 60 days of hire date, and registration must be in good standing "active".
Certification: Employees are expected to obtain national certification with PTCB
(Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) immediately after the completion of the Pharmacy Technician Training Program. Employees may only remain in the student job code for 6 months. Upon successful examination, the employee will be moved to a certified job code.
Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment requiring prioritizing and changing tasks frequently and quickly. Proficiency in basic math applications and analyses required.
Huntsville Hospital was recently named Best Regional Hospital and #2 in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report. With 971 beds, a specialized Orthopedic & Spine Tower, a Level III Regional Neonatal ICU, and the largest Emergency Department and Level 1 Trauma Center in the state with our own specialized Red Shirt Trauma Program, there are many opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills. We are a certified Primary Stroke Center and named "One of the Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation with Great Heart Programs." From six cath labs and four EP labs to multiple medical and step-down units, you can continually grow your skillset! We offer a training center on campus for continuing education, Shared Governance Program, Clinical Ladder for professional development, The Daisy Award, and if you are a new grad, a Nurse Residency Program to help you transition from student to professional nurse. We care about you and your well-being by offering an excellent benefits package, childcare, health and wellness programs, an onsite employee pharmacy, a free health clinic, tuition assistance, and much more. Ask us about incentives and additional opportunities.
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