Pharmacy Technician III - C
Palmetto Health - Columbia, SC

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Job Description:
Assist pharmacists in performing a variety of general technical duties related to the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients. These duties require knowledge of and skills in the preparation and distribution of drugs in various dosage forms. Responsible for unique tasks consistent with technician certification status requirement, and also performs specialized technical tasks not performed by other technicians. Supports pharmaceutical care for patients and complies with laws & regulations of appropriate state and federal agencies and guidelines of JCAHO. Requirements: Education: High school graduate; completion of a SC Board of Pharmacy approved technician course; Experience: 1,000 documented hours work experience as a technician under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist REQUIRED. Total of at least 1 year hospital pharmacy experience in addition to requirement PREFERRED. Number and Type of Employees Supervised: None; Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: Current registration with SC Board of Pharmacy as a state certified pharmacy technician; (certified technicians will have passed the National Technician Certification Board exam or a SC Board of Pharmacy approved exam AND must maintain current certification status). Special Training: Must have thorough knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology; possess good mathematical skills; possess problem-solving abilities; able to work in team situations; able to handle urgent, stressful situations; Corporate and departmental mandatory training required annually; must have thorough knowledge of National, State, and Corporate regulations and standards.

All employees are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Palmetto Health’s values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity and teamwork.

Requirements:
Education: High school graduate; completion of a SC Board of Pharmacy approved technician course

Experience: 1,000 documented hours work experience as a technician under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist REQUIRED. Total of at least 1 year hospital pharmacy experience in addition to requirement PREFERRED

Number and Type of Employees Supervised: None; Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: Current registration with SC Board of Pharmacy as a state certified pharmacy technician; (certified technicians will have passed the National Technician Certification Board exam or a SC Board of Pharmacy approved exam AND must maintain current certification status)

Special Training: Must have thorough knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology; possess good mathematical skills; possess problem-solving abilities; able to work in team situations; able to handle urgent, stressful situations; Corporate and departmental mandatory training required annually; must have thorough knowledge of National, State, and Corporate regulations and standards

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