delivers medications to designated areas under close supervision
and according to detailed instructions, policies and procedures.
This job refills and maintains automated dispensing machines;
prices manual medication orders, inventories and reorders stock in
the pharmacy; enters data into a computer system and prints labels
as necessary; reviews physician's orders and enters patient
medication orders into the pharmacy order entry system; identifies
problems with orders and notifies pharmacist or nursing when orders
need clarification or to request patient information (i.e.
allergies, height, weight) when needed; accurately compounds IV
Admixtures and other assigned preparations utilizing aseptic
technique and proper pharmaceutical procedures; maintains stock in
all assigned areas including the IV room and other pharmacy areas;
performs related clerical duties including typing, answering phone,
filing and greeting nurses and physicians at the Pharmacy window.
Full Time - Days
Required - High School diploma or equivalent
Preferred - 1 year hospital experience
Required - 1 year of college or completion of a
para-professional pharmacy training program, or Certified Pharmacy
Technician Licensure or National Certification
Preferred - Certified Pharmacy Technician License
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of patient information.
Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
Skills to operate standard pharmacy and office equipment
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ensures customer service and teamwork while conducting
Fills medication orders, charges/credits all
medication, stocks, delivers, and inspects assigned
Prepares IV admixtures and other extemporaneous
compounds and enters TPN orders into the computer
Maintains competency in professional growth and
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not
limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20
pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100
pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting,
there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous
medications or hazardous waste within the environment through
receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing,
administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The
risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job
duties of the role.