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Pharmacy Technician I - Full Time - Pharmacy Inpatient

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Pharmacy Technician I - Full Time - Pharmacy Inpatient

Anchorage, AK
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    JOB SUMMARY: Under close supervision of a licensed pharmacist, performs technical duties related to pharmaceutical care in an accurate and timely manner.

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Repackages and distributes prescriptions; performs compounding of IV, topical and oral medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in an accurate and timely manner. Documents patient and procedural information. Follows proper billing procedures.

    Restocks bays and all other work areas with medications. Performs inventory checks. Orders medications and supplies. Performs data entry. Follows proper drug and chemical storage procedures according to department guidelines. Maintains and cleans pharmaceutical equipment.

    Receives and triages phone calls from patients and healthcare providers. Provides backup front desk customer service. Adheres to the regulatory and practice standards of pharmaceutical care.

    Performs other duties as assigned or required.

    Required Skills

    Knowledge of pharmaceutical equipment and instruments.

    Knowledge of the regulations and practice standards of pharmaceutical care.

    Knowledge of drug names, drug strengths, and dosage forms.

    Knowledge of applicable computer system software programs.

    Skill in using pharmaceutical equipment and instruments.

    Skill in critical thinking in the performance of pharmaceutical care activities.

    Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.

    Required Experience

    MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

    High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION

    Must possess a current State of Alaska Pharmacy Technician license.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule. May be called out to work off-shift in emergency situations. May be exposed to hazardous materials, sharp objects and infectious diseases.

    MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift approximately 10 pounds. ANMC is not a latex free environment. Therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.

  • Qualifications

    Knowledge of pharmaceutical equipment and instruments.

    Knowledge of the regulations and practice standards of pharmaceutical care.

    Knowledge of drug names, drug strengths, and dosage forms.

    Knowledge of applicable computer system software programs.

    Skill in using pharmaceutical equipment and instruments.

    Skill in critical thinking in the performance of pharmaceutical care activities.

    Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care