PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT - Tennessee

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Performs various functions and activities relating to packaging, drug distribution, ordering, inventory, and billing.

SALARY:
$2,299.00

EEOC CODE: 30
GRADE: 41 Minimum Qualifications 1. Three (3) year's work experience in Pharmacy Operations; and
2. Graduated from an accredited Technical College with a Diploma in Pharmacy Technician; or
3. Four (4) years' experience in Pharmacy Operations; and
4. Graduated from an accredited High School or possess a GED.
5. (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED) Special Requirements Duties and Responsibilities 1. Fills drug orders, maintaining appropriate legal and departmental records; computes and records clinic charges, and credits clinics for returned or unused drugs.
2. Interprets and performs order entry functions in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
3. Packages and appropriately labels all dosage forms used in the pharmacy by using appropriate pharmacy packaging, counting, and labeling equipment.
4. Maintains a safe and orderly arrangement of pharmaceuticals and supplies in the pharmacy area assigned and maintains a clean and neat work area. Cleans and maintains all pharmacy related equipment.
5. Maintains perpetual inventory of pharmaceuticals and supplies and stores under proper conditions and security, orders supplies and stocks shelves and bins as necessary.
6. Orders and receives daily drug shipment notifying Pharmacist of any discrepancies in price or quantity, and transports to appropriate sites where necessary.
7. Assists Pharmacist with monthly Clinic Drug Inspections.
8. Serves as intermediary between Pharmacy, Health Department Clinics, and Community Health Clinics.
9. Prepares monthly Pharmacy Interdepartmental Billing Statement by program and clinic site, sending reports to appropriate personnel.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge of brand names of drugs and their generics.
2. Knowledge of routes of administration of medications.
3. Familiarity with the metric system and how it applies to drugs, (i.e., mg. strengths, drug concentrations).
4. Knowledge of appropriate use of pharmaceutical references, basic drug groups, (their indications and contradictions for usage and side effects), pharmacy laws (e.g., child proof caps), and, need for appropriate auxiliary labels.
5. Ability to pre package and label medication.
6. Ability to provide timely delivery of medications.
7. Ability to maintain vaccine inventory.

Work Location:
814 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38105 Shelby County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin or handicap status

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Shelby County Health Care Corporation, dba Regional Medical Center at Memphis (The MED), provides a variety of health care services to the...