The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for performing a variety of routine technical duties related to the purchasing, preparation, and dispensing of medication in accordance with the applicable local, state, and federal laws. The Pharmacy Technician:
Retrieves medication orders from nursing floors in a timely manner; labels, fills, and delivers all patient medications in a safe and timely manner.
Efficiently inventories, orders, stocks, and distributes pharmacy products.
Demonstrates working knowledge of drug names, routes of administration, dosage forms, drug interactions and pharmaceutical terms, abbreviations and symbols
Cognizant of local, state, federal, reviewing bodies, regulations and laws
Assists Pharmacist in fiduciary planning and seeks opportunities to reduce cost and minimize waste.
Admits to and/or discharges patients from the pharmacy systems; process provider orders for each patient in the pharmacy systems and on weekly basis generates medical renewal sheets and delivers them to each unit.
Checks daily census for admitted, discharged, and transferred patients, retrieves discharged patients' medications from floors.
Picks and labels patient's medication container/bag per the provider's order; deliver medications to correct nursing unit and patient medication drawer after they have been checked by a pharmacist.
Checks in orders, color-codes each product with expiration date, checks in any order that came via drop ship, rotates and dates medications for expiration when putting away the deliveries, make copies of invoices.