Pharmacy Technician I - Outpatient - Pharmacy
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Outpatient - Pharmacy
Per Diem - No Benefits
This position has access to and knowledge of extremely sensitive, private and confidential materials. Ability to maintain the highest standard is required with zero tolerance. All the primary duties within this document will be performed according to established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center. JOB SUMMARY: Employee works under the supervision of the pharmacist. As directed, provides assistance to pharmacists by profiling medications and products, preparing and delivering these products, and maintaining adequate inventory of stock and supplies. Employee must be proficient at accessing and viewing pharmacy electronic information systems and pharmacy automated systems. Employee will work in multiple areas of the pharmacy, as directed, to maintain competency and broaden skills for all areas of the job scope. PRIMARY JOB DUTIES: Assists in medication preparation by selecting, counting, compounding, packaging, delivering and labeling per established departmental guidelines. Triages telephone calls in the pharmacy. Assists customers at the pharmacy window. Processes patient medication charges and credits as needed. Maintains appropriate levels of inventory in dispensing areas. This may include prepackaging or assembly of medications for future dispensing. Performs all basic operations of pharmacy automated systems Including: Automated dispensing machine fulfilment, Central pharmacy automation fulfilment, and basic medication packaging automation Demonstrates basic proficiency in pharmacy computer systems. Performs pharmacy and medication unit inspections. Receives the medication order, puts the order into pharmacy stock, and delivers floor stock to patient care areas in the hospital. Performs all basic operations in the outpatient pharmacy including basic prescription computer system skills, prescription fulfillment and operating the cash register if applicable to position. Obtains and documents accurate and complete patient medication histories if applicable to position. Performs other pharmacy - related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL JOB SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent, required. 2. Licensure / Certifications: National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB) is required. Registration with the NC Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of hire date. 3. Experience: A. Six months of healthcare experience OR B. Graduated, or will graduate within 30 days of hire, from an ASHP accredited pharmacy technology diploma program.