PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

Contract
  • Post Date: October 5, 2016
  • Experience 2 Years
Job Description

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN JOB DESCRIPTION 

Concentric Healthcare Staffing is a leader in the healthcare recruiting and staffing industry, specializing in healthcare employment with an emphasis in Nursing, Allied Health and Administrative Staffing. Concentric exhibits a passion for partnering with our clients to become an integral part of their staffing solution.

 Pharmacy Technician responsibilities:

  1. Retrieve and interpret medication orders; perform pharmaceutical calculations, taking into account patient and drug characteristics; enter medication orders into pharmacy computer system for pharmacist’s review.
  2. Label, fill and deliver medication to appropriate patient care locations.
  3. Receive and triage information requests; research and provide information where appropriate; refer other inquiries to pharmacist. Inventory, order, receive and stock drugs and supplies.
  4. Retrieve discontinued or expired medications from stock and patient areas; discard or return to stock as appropriate; complete corresponding documentation. Perform specialized and advanced procedures specific to assigned pharmacy area, including but not limited to North Central, Surgical Suite, Medicine-Surgery, Morris Cancer Center, Outpatient, Women and Children, Pediatric Specialty, Sterile Products, Investigational Drug Service.
  5. Serve as a primary training resource for new technicians and assist in evaluating their progress as directed; may assist in preparing schedules, setting work priorities and making work assignments as directed. Assist in documentation of unit-specific procedures and quality assurance activities under Pharmacist’s review.
  6. Assist other technicians in performing complex procedures and/or calculations as required.
  7. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Work requires high school or equivalent plus successful completion of a formalized Pharmacy Technician program.

Pharmacy Technician certification is required.

Experience:

Work requires a minimum of one year experience as a Pharmacy Technician plus completion of advanced competencies checklist.  Candidate will also be have experience performing order entry. 

 
Current AZ License with no previous disciplinary action.