Under close supervision of a licensed pharmacist, performs technical duties related to
pharmaceutical care in an accurate and timely manner.
Repackages and distributes prescriptions; performs compounding of IV,
topical and oral medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in an accurate and timely manner.
Documents patient and procedural information. Follows proper billing procedures.
Restocks bays and all other work areas with medications. Performs inventory checks. Orders medications and
supplies. Performs data entry. Follows proper drug and chemical storage procedures according to department
guidelines. Maintains and cleans pharmaceutical equipment.
Receives and triages phone calls from patients and healthcare providers. Provides backup front desk customer
service. Adheres to the regulatory and practice standards of pharmaceutical care.
- Knowledge of pharmaceutical equipment and instruments.
- Knowledge of the regulations and practice standards of pharmaceutical care.
- Knowledge of drug names, drug strengths, and dosage forms.
- Knowledge of applicable computer system software programs.
- Skill in using pharmaceutical equipment and instruments.
- Skill in critical thinking in the performance of pharmaceutical care activities.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.
A high school diploma or GED equivalent. OR an equivalent
combination of education and experience. Must possess a current State of Alaska Pharmacy Technician License
AND must be Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) within one year of employment.
Intermittent positions require a current State of Alaska Pharmacy Technician License.
May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule. May be
called out to work off-shift in emergency situations. May be exposed to hazardous materials, sharp objects and
infectious diseases. This position requires the ability to
sit or stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift approximately 10 pounds. ANMC is not a latex free
environment. Therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.