Pharmacy Tech

  • Location: Lenoir, NC

  • Posted: Mar 1, 2017

Job Description

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, assists in filling physician orders including IV order, floor stock, control drugs, and related activities. A level II technician assumes a more responsible role in the department by acquiring skills in advanced areas.

Essential Job Functions:

The following is a summary of the essential functions of this job. The incumbent may perform other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned below; and specific functions may change from time to time.

Pharmacy Technician I: Assists pharmacist in preparation of medication. Accurately fills medication orders received in the pharmacy within 30 minutes with no more than 1- 2 errors per week as observed by or reported to the pharmacist. Delivers medications to patient care areas and retrieves pharmacy related items at least hourly with no more than 2 complaints per week as observed by or reported to the pharmacist. Maintains the floor stock medication system by accurately restocking dispensing machines on each unit with no more than 1-2 errors or complaints per week. Charges and credits patient profiles for medications used or returned to the pharmacy. No more than 1-2 errors per week. Enters physician’s orders on to the patient profile, admits and discharges patients with no more than 1-2 errors per week as observed by or reported to the pharmacist. Assists pharmacist in the ordering and maintaining of the pharmacy inventory with no more than 2-3 drug shortages per year. Checks received orders for errors and restocks shelves in a timely manner. Inspects assigned stock sections in the pharmacy and units outside of the pharmacy for out of date drugs and records on the logs for verification by a pharmacist with no exceptions per year. Assists in training new employees as assigned by a pharmacist. Attends required hospital and departmental programs with no exceptions. Participates in pharmacy performance improvement activities. Assists in charging, cleaning, and tracking of patient chargeable equipment. Demonstrates ability to identify and address the needs of different patient age groups and the ability to effectively communicate with these patients.

Qualifications

High school diploma preferably with courses in math (algebra) and chemistry. Must register with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy. 

Salary Information

Depends on Experience

Contact Information

Applications may be submitted through any NC ESC / Department of Commerce Workforce Solutions Office

Employment Type

FT

Schedule Information

Hours: 20 hrs a week / Variable

Schedule: Monday - Sunday

Caldwell UNC Health Care

PO Box 1890
321 Mulberry St
Lenoir, NC 28645

Opened: 1951

Phone: (828) 757-5541

Web: http://www.caldwellmemorial.org

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