The information described in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Provides support to the pharmacist in delivery of pharmaceutical care in compliance with all Federal/State laws and regulations. Works effectively and cooperatively within the workplace. Location/Department specific tasks and competencies may apply.
High School diploma or GED required. Completion of Pharmacy Technician training program, with Sterile Compounding didactic and practical training, is highly preferred.
Experience/TrainingTwelve months of prior hospital experience is preferred. Prior experience with Sterile Compounding, including Hazardous Drugs, is highly preferred. Knowledge of Pharmacy Purchasing, including 340B, is highly preferred.
License/CertificationCurrent Washington State Pharmacy Technician certification required. Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) is preferred. Current Washington State Driver’s License and automobile liability insurance required if transporting medication.
Other QualificationsEffective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Office applications to perform work. Well-developed problem solving and analytical skills required. Must be able to effectively prioritize workload amongst frequent interruptions with competing priorities. Knowledge of the healthcare environment required. Operational knowledge of Automated Dispensing Cabinet (ADC) preferred. Ability to coordinate work schedule with requirements of position (may include overtime and weekend work).