Pharmacy Technician
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Burke County, NC

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This is a skilled pharmacy support work in processing, preparing and filling physician’s medication orders for patients served by Broughton Hospital. The pharmacy tech is responsible for helping process physician orders, packaging unit dose medications, filling automated dispensing devices and medication carts, performing nursing unit inspections, maintaining night cabinet, preparing statistical reports and billing and cost accounting reports. Work also includes placing purchase orders for medications and supplies. Work is performed under supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Work involves use of computerized pharmacy information programs for prescription orders, recordkeeping, cost accounting, and labeling and packaging functions. Work may include other related tasks as determined by management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Full knowledge of medical pharmacy terminology, processing techniques, pharmaceutical drugs, formulas, procedures used to compound, reconstitute and dilute medications. Must have ability to fill prescriptions and prepare admixture solutions accurately with limited supervision. The employee must have very good communication and interpersonal skills. The employee must be task-oriented, able to plan and organize assigned work, manage time wisely, be flexible and to meet short deadlines. Be proficient at computer usage.
Register with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy as a technician prior to or upon employment.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Completion of an accredited nine-month Pharmacy Technician program; or high school diploma or equivalency and one year of pharmacy-related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Some positions may require certification as a Pharmacy Technician.

Supplemental and Contact Information:

Applicants must document on the application their knowledge skills and abilities as well as all related work experience to the position for which they apply. Resumes may be attached but will not be used to qualify experience and/or education.

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Record Checks are required. On line applications must be submitted to the appropriate Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

Applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of their Form DD-214. Applicants seeking reduction in force priority should attach a copy of their letter of notification to receive this priority.

Crystal Helms
Recruitment Coordinator
Broughton Hospital