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Lead Pharmacy Technician

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

The Pharmacy Department at Backus consists of Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists who work together in a collaborative team environment meeting the needs of our patients.

The Lead Pharmacy Technician provides supervisory oversight of Pharmacy Technicians in the Pharmacy to ensure daily requirements are met. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:

  • Assist Director of Pharmacy services in Pharmacy Technician scheduling and performance evaluation
  • Assists pharmacist in all aspects of Pharmacy operations in order to meet the goals and objectives of the Pharmacy Department.
  • Coordinate training and onboarding of new Pharmacy Technicians to the Department
  • Performs various functions on rotational basis in inpatient, outpatient, controlled substance and floor stock drug distribution, intravenous ad mixture preparation, and extemporaneous compounding.



  • High School Diploma required or equivalent.
  • Associates Degree in Pharmacy Technician program in preferred.

Minimum Experience:

3 years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician in a Hospital Setting


  • Current Pharmacy Technician Certification is strongly preferred.  employment
  • Pharmacy registration with Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection within 30 days of hire and by March 31st of each year.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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