Pharmacy Technicians function in various areas of the pharmacy, eg, inpatient pharmacy, outpatient pharmacy, chemotherapy, various storage areas, offices and patient care areas, under the supervision of the technician supervisor, depending upon the area of administrative assignment of the incumbent or a registered pharmacist in the absence of a pharmacy supervisor. Pharmacy technicians provide various technical support services within the pharmacy department.Responsibilities
Pharmacy Technicians typically carry out the full range of technical support functions described below. These include but are not limited to; processing and filling outpatient prescriptions for scheduled and non-scheduled federal legend drugs and medical devices, over-the-counter products and supply items; inpatient preparation and distribution of unit dose medications and ward stock items and intravenous admixtures including cytotoxic chemotherapy; stock management; operation, maintenance, re-stocking and troubleshooting of automated dispensing equipment; patient and customer relations; and preparation and maintenance of various logs, records and reports. The incumbent may be required to perform some or all of the functions; however the relative percentages of time spent performing each specific function varies with the area of administrative assignment.
Work Schedule: Administrative Days
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Not requiredSupervisory status No Promotion Potential 6