I. Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Pharmacy/ Pharmacy Ops Supervisor, and the day to day direction of a Registered Pharmacist, performs functions related to pharmaceutical preparation and distribution. These activities may include but are not limited to: fills automated dispensing systems, packages unit dose medications, prepares non-sterile compounding medications, enters and fills unit and physician orders, produces labels and prepares IV admixtures (including chemotherapy), charges and reconciles billing documents audits supplies in nursing units, prepares medications, enters medication orders in computer. May stock and distribute pharmacy supplies. May be responsible for ordering, control, dispensing, preparation, delivering, filing documents, reconciliation, and destroying controlled substances within the facility. This position may make routine visits to off-site locations ( Free standing EDs, etc) for medication distribution/management and inspection
I. Position Requirements:
A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Pharmacy Technician. B. Education:
C. Experience: Two year experience as a pharmacy technician preferred. D. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: As defined in position competencies. Typing and use of computer keyboard; reading of some technical medical information, physician orders, patient MARs, checklists, and directions; math skills: basic math, algebra, measurements of amounts; preparation of simple reports, completion of forms and logs, writing telephone messages; communication via telephone, computer and face to face with staff, patients, and small groups; excellent interpersonal skills with patients and other health care professionals. Ability to work with automated systems. Granted Automated Dispensing System Pyxis/Meditech access and privileges.
III. Degree of Supervision Required: All activities supervised by a pharmacist. Works independently, concise instruction given when needed, duties outlined on hiring, completed patient specific pharmaceutical work checked by pharmacist as required by State and Federal Law.
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