Ascension Health Lead Technician - Pharmacy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job ID: 256304

Lead Technician - Pharmacy

Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Additional Job Information

Title: Lead Technician-Pharmacy

City, State: Milwaukee,WI

Location: CSM Hospital Milwaukee

Department: Pharmacy Services General 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Rotating, 40 hours,Weekly, Up to 50% of work time to spent offline on projects and process management

Primarily second shift with occasional first shift obligations. Every other weekend staffing component and 3 holiday shifts per year. Qualified candidates must either have: previous experience in an acute care hospital setting; previous work experience with oncology drugs; or a minimum of three years’ experience as a Pharmacy Technician.

About Us

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Serves as team leader of the pharmacy technicians while performing the duties of a Pharmacy Technician.

Full-Time,Rotating, 40 hours,Weekly

Up to 50% of work time to spent offline on projects and process management

Primarily second shift with occasional first shift obligations. Every other weekend staffing component and 3 holiday shifts per year


  • Schedules and assigns daily work assignments for pharmacy staff.

  • Oversees daily activities of pharmacy technicians under the direction of the pharmacist and management. Participates in problem solving within the department.

  • Assists with inventory management of controlled substances and assures completion of routine medication inspections of drug storage areas.

  • Serves as a liaison between pharmacy management and technicians.

  • Develops workflow processes for technician roles.

  • Evaluates technicians in GPS Performance Management.

  • Ensures accountability for technician functions that are shared between roles.

  • Tracks errors and develops PDSA cycles for performance improvement.



  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Certified Pharmacy Tech credentialed from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).


  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required Associate's Degree or graduate of an approved pharmacy technician training program preferred

Work Experience:

How To Apply

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