Following physicians' orders, the Pharmacy Tech assists pharmacists |
by filling routine orders for unit does and prepackaged pharmaceutical dispenses medications. Position tasks and responsibilities include:
Counts, packages, and labels unit does for inspection by pharmacist.
Assists pharmacists as directed, including filling orders and preparing labels.
Prepares I.V. mixtures and operates automated systems.
Maintains pharmacy inventory and performs clerical duties.
Maintains strong knowledge of hospital policies and government regulations and performs dispensing duties accordingly.
Assists with quality improvement initiatives, inventory and ordering of pharmaceuticals.
Orients and mentors staff.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Required Job Qualifications include:
High School graduate or equivalent
National certification as a Pharmacy Tech (CPhT)
State certification as a Pharmacy Tech
Previous pharmacy tech experience in a hospital setting preferred.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.
HCA Inc - 19 months ago