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Pharmacy Technician Specialist - University - Days Job

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Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

The Pharmacy Technician Specialist performs specialty functions, as assigned, in support of pharmacy operations.  Also performs the duties of a certified pharmacy technician in the daily pharmacy operations as needed.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision, and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a pharmacy technician. Work experience includes the application of comprehensive knowledge relative to the specialty area assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Must be certified as Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) within 60 days of hire. Must have proof of passing score on unofficial exam results from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

 

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  • State Board of Pharmacy registration required in the state where work is performed:
  • In Tennessee (within 90 days of hire)
  • In Mississippi (must have registration upon hire)

 

 

PREFERRED:

Completion of an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician training program preferred.

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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A Pharmacy Student currently enrolled in good standing at an accredited school of pharmacy.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Experience with medication nomenclature and complex pharmaceutical calculations.
  • Ability to effectively relate and communicate with internal and external customers; communication often involves complex problem solving.
  • Proficient in the use of pharmacy based computer systems as well as Microsoft Office program or programs (Word, Excel, Power Point) as indicated in the specific function within the department.
  • Must be able to effectively organize, budget time, work efficiently and accurately, and follow procedures with minimum supervision. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs specialty functions in support of pharmacy operations, as assigned.
  • Performs duties of a Certified Pharmacy Technician.
  • Follows established procedures for medication safety, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and procedures.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position may vary depending on the specialty assignment; work may include exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • May be exposed to patient body fluids and diseases, as well as hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.


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