Certified Pharmacy Technician

Assists the pharmacists in providing medications to patients and patient care areas in a safe, efficient and timely manner.  Understands the needs of a patient population that includes neonates, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.  Monitors and maintains the clerical duties within the department.  Prepares intravenous admixtures, unit dose formulations and compounded medications using aseptic technique.  Obtains medication histories and patient allergies from relevant sources for new patients coming through the Emergency Department and processes this information in the Electronic Health Record (EHR).  Directly communicates to pharmacist about patients with complex/high-risk medications.  Enters charges and credits on patient accounts.  Orders, receives and stocks the pharmacy medications in a timely and accurate manner.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards.    Performs all tasks under the personal supervision of a registered pharmacist.

 

Requirements Include: 
  • High school diploma or possesses a certificate of high school equivalent (Must be 18 years of age or older based on Ohio law)
  • Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Ohio or eligible.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification required. 
Job Specifics
Department: 
Pharmacy
Status: 
Shift: 
Varies
Average Weekly Hours: 
40
Contact: 
Employment Specialists
Phone Number: 
740.393.9822
E-Mail Address: 
careers@knoxcommhosp.org
Posting Date: 
Friday, February 8, 2019