Under the direction of a licensed pharmacist, transcribes abbreviated and symbolized information from physicians orders onto patient medication profile, through manual and computer entry. Selects and prepares medications, pharmaceutical products, and intravenous admixtures, including chemotherapeutic agents. Assists in thee dispensing and distribution of medications. Maintains pharmacy merchandise and equipment. Reviews medication cassettes for returned medication; types unit does and intravenous admixture labels; transports pharmacy merchandise. Performs other duties as required.
Must be capable of performing all duties within the area of responsibility and meet all the requirements of the Inpatient Pharmacy Technician.
Reads hospital charts, i.e. physician orders and standard medical abbreviations and terminology.
Prepares patient medication profiles from physician orders.
Must be able to work effectively under the direction of licensed pharmacists in a high volume pharmacy.
Requires a caring attitude toward patients and customers.
Must interact effectively with patients and coworkers in a courteous manner.
Stands for longs periods of time and effectively communicates with coworkers, nursing personnel, and patients.
Functions as a team player with Pharmacy, Home Health, Nursing and providers.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.