The Pharmacy Technician is an integral member of the Department of Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Technician, under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist, assists in preparation, dispensation, and inventory management of all medications and supplies in the Department of Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Technician works independently and cooperative with members of the Department of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Materials to provide safe, accurate and timely delivery of medications to patients. The Pharmacy Technician has the technical ability to utilize Pharmacy automation systems and the electronic health record (EHR). Pharmacy Technicians follow and maintain the appropriate documentation as required by law, regulation, and departmental policy.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job 1. Monitors and triages Pharmacy communications 2. Prepares medication for dispensation from the Pharmacy 3. Participates in maintaining inventory management and proper recordkeeping 4. Delivers medication to appropriate units or automated dispensing machines 5. Maintains the integrity of all medication received, stored, prepared, or dispensed from the Pharmacy 6. Ability to be at work and be on time 7. Ability to follow company policies, procedures and directives 8. Ability to interact in a positive and constructive manner 9. Ability to prioritize and multitask