Tech-Pharmacy Job Description

Tech-Pharmacy Job Description

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Tech-pharmacy provides instruction and consultation regarding standard operating procedures, best practices and problem resolution required for Pharmacy Services.

Tech-Pharmacy Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Distributes drugs to patient medication drawer or tray, records units dispensed/returned
Calculates correct dosage volumes, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents
Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemo or non-chemo IVs
Assists the pharmacists in clinical reviews as assigned
Compliant with all USP 797 daily/monthly requirements
Performing daily ADC routines as assigned
Troubleshoots ADC issues
Responsible for the delivery, ordering, and shipment of drugs
Ensures the proper cleaning and maintenance of I.V
Acts as a resource on charging and billing procedures

Tech-Pharmacy Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Tech-Pharmacy

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: IV, ACPE

Education for Tech-Pharmacy

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the tech-pharmacy job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Education, Associates, Computer, Technical, General Education, Military, Writing, Arts

Skills for Tech-Pharmacy

Desired skills for tech-pharmacy include:

HEB Pharmacy Standard Operating Procedures and where to access them
Practices and procedures of Pharmacy
Principles
Crash cart layout and attends in-service updates when offered
Rules and regulations that govern the practice of pharmacy
Automated dispensing cabinet operation
Billing and crediting procedures
Controlled substance procedures
Institutional medication dispensing functions
Inventory control procedures

Desired experience for tech-pharmacy includes:

Technician Certification Training
REVO 501 & 502 training
REVO Certified
Calculation skills
Must pose knowledge of Pharmacy related law
Must be registered by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Tech-Pharmacy Examples

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Tech-Pharmacy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of tech-pharmacy. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for tech-pharmacy
  • Answer the phone and be able to take an accurate message
  • Be registered with the in state Board of Pharmacy
  • Must register with Minnesota State Board Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician
  • 10-20% pharmacy tech functions
  • In addition to the above tasks
  • Drop pharmacy orders from AS400 to PKMS
  • Close a wave in PKMS
  • Do a bin to bin inventory movement in PKMS
  • Get authorized to use the warehouse equipment
  • Get National Certification
Qualifications for tech-pharmacy
  • At least 1 year hospital pharmacy experience including preparation of IV admixtures
  • One year related pharmacy experience and graduate of certified pharmacy technician school
  • MA Licensure
  • National Certification and MA state licensure required
  • Minimum of one year of experience in corresponding setting is required
  • Registered with the State Board of Pharmacy
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Tech-Pharmacy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of tech-pharmacy. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for tech-pharmacy
  • Maintains proper control documentation or medications including lot numbers
  • Provide support with inventory control of medications
  • Prepare medication orders under supervision of a registered pharmacist
  • Maintains indigent patient drug program as needed
  • Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets
  • Keeps accurate temperature logs
  • May provide direction/guidance to lower level Pharmacy Technician staff
  • Understands and carries out duties according to Pharmacy and Institutional policies and procedures, and questions duties when unclear
  • Routinely follows through effectively to completion in duties and projects, including telephone and electronic transmissions
  • Consistently selects the correct medication, including form, strength, and route
Qualifications for tech-pharmacy
  • Carrying, hearing/listening, lifting, manual dexterity, pulling/pushing, seeing
  • Experience in the area of practice
  • Typing experience and some computer skills preferred
  • One year of pharmacy technician experience preferred
  • Current California Pharmacy Technician license required
  • Two (2) years experience in retail pharmacy, medical/ insurance environment preferred
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Tech-Pharmacy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of tech-pharmacy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for tech-pharmacy
  • Works in a fast-paced production environment known as an automated refill center
  • Performs warehouse operations such as packing prescriptions, receiving, put away, and shipping
  • Maintains continuous, consistent work flow in order to meet daily production goals
  • Assist with the preparation of medication orders by compounding or admixing medications
  • Check all orders for completeness of information
  • Admix drugs as ordered by the Physician in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines and preparing all drugs with OSHA guidelines and interoffice guidelines,Calculate correct dosage volumes, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents
  • Assist in cleaning hoods daily, checking drugs monthly for outdates and other quality assurance activities as assigned
  • Assist in keeping accurate temperature logs on all protocol drugs and patient assistance drugs
  • Maintain proper control documentation of medications including lot numbers
  • Provide support with inventory control of medications, prepare labels, files and prepare billing
Qualifications for tech-pharmacy
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Computer skills with office automation required
  • Basic data entry into department automation
  • Perform medication reconciliation and patient education (such as glucometer training, teaching insulin injections, warfarin education, etc)
  • Room patients, take and document vital signs, and perform point of care testing (INR, glucose, etc) as needed
  • Under pharmacist supervision, administer medications (i.e., insulin, flu vaccine, etc) and perform monofilament foot exams
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Tech-Pharmacy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of tech-pharmacy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for tech-pharmacy
  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, rotating stock, verify quantities against invoices, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages
  • Ensure the privacy and confidentiality of Personal Health Information (PHI) as required by HIPAA
  • Maintains automated prescription processing equipment-Kirby Lester
  • Process Central Fill Check In
  • Inventory ordering and management through RxIMS
  • Check warehouse and DSD delivery for accuracy, notify HEB/DSD vendor if short
  • Review Warehouse and DSD orders through RxIMS
  • Adherence to the regulations of the State Board of Pharmacy
  • Must possess the ability to work with current technology in the area of pharmacy equipment, medications, and proper pharmacy procedures, demonstrate an in depth knowledge of infusion pharmacy regulations and USP recommendations for procedures and regulations related to the preparation, dispensing, safe use, and storage of compounded sterile preparations
Qualifications for tech-pharmacy
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required and will be verified during the hiring process
  • In the State of Arizona, license registration with the Board of Pharmacy is required without exception
  • CPT certification is required however, we can accept a Tech in training as well
  • Must possess, strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Must be Customer Service driven and have excellent customer service skills
  • 4) Experience working in a pharmacy call center preferred but not required
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Tech-Pharmacy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of tech-pharmacy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for tech-pharmacy
  • Assisting pharmacist on duty with the filling and dispensing of prescriptions
  • Assuring customer satisfaction through pleasant and efficient service, both on the telephone and in person
  • Complying with all applicable federal and state laws and the rules and regulations of the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy
  • Performing counter service, receiving prescriptions and checking patient information
  • Ringing sales on the register and completing sales transactions of cash, credit or debit
  • Properly logging all third party transactions
  • Providing information and advice concerning the use and purchase of over-counter medications and healthy food products
  • Providing telephone service, responding to all phone calls in a professional and courteous manner
  • Taking patient refill requests over the telephone, calling doctors’ offices with refill requests, directing doctors’ offices calls to the pharmacist or pharmacy intern
  • Accepting verbal authorization for refill prescriptions
Qualifications for tech-pharmacy
  • Pet parents and enthusiasts are welcome and will receive a generous product discount!
  • Must be able to stand (for up to 12 hours), walk, bend, reach, kneel, squat, and reach overhead and side to side throughout shift
  • Must be well versed in Pyxis (filling, troubleshooting, programming, etc)
  • Current California State Pharmacy Technician license and/or National Pharmacy Technician certified (PTCB)
  • Current California Board of Pharmacy Technician License
  • Education required to obtain and maintain licensure

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