Regional Medical Center at Memphis Certified Pharmacy Tech - Outpatient Pharmacy in Memphis, Tennessee

Certified Pharmacy Tech - Outpatient Pharmacy

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Pharmacy Outpatient




Day shift

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - OUTPATIENT JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs various technical functions and activities relating to preparing, packaging and record-keeping of pharmaceuticals and controlled substances. Assists the pharmacists, physicians and patients in daily activities of clarifying physician orders to be dispensed by the outpatient/specialty pharmacy. JOB REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION: Successful completion of Pharmacy Technician program or equivalent education. EXPERIENCE: Experience in patient care as obtained through completion of a Pharmacy Technician program or one (1) year previous experience as a Pharmacy Technician working in a retail, hospital or home health care environment. LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION: Current license to work in state of TN as Certified Pharmacy Technician required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Ability and willingness to apply technical knowledge and skills and maintain clinical competency required to implement patient care and pharmacy services as demonstrated through practices, unit dose distribution, filling patient medication orders, preparing pharmaceutical products, transcribing and excerpting drug orders from patient medication records, inventory control and interact with computer systems. Excellent mathematical skills required for the preparation and distribution of pharmaceuticals. Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively/professionally with hospital staff, patients, family, visitors, and physicians under routine and stressful situations. Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to work in a team-oriented environment. Must possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to express ideas clearly both written and oral communications. Ability to enter data correctly. Strong attention to detail. Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to make presentations to groups/customers or employees of organization. Ability to comprehend and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Flexibility to change priorities as needed. Available to work flexible shifts required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Constant standing, walking, lifting, bending, pushing and pulling to perform rounds, fill carts and access supplies. Manual dexterity to compound IV's and performs data entry. Light work requiring exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. High school diploma or equivalent is required Certification Required TN State Licensure Required 1-2 years experience is required Experience is required