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Pharmacy Technician

Description

Pharmacy Technician 
Fulltime Day with rotation
AFSCME
Posted: Dec 8, 2020
 
 

We are currently offering a SIGN-ON BONUS for all full-time Pharmacy Tech positions! The amount of the sign-on bonus is $5,000 for a 2 year employment commitment.  Don't miss out - apply today!

*Current UPMC employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus program

Purpose:
Responsible for the proper storage and distribution of drugs; receives and accounts for drugs coming from all vendors. Delivers drugs to patient care and other areas; picks up drug returns and applicable paperwork; and puts all returned unit-dose products back to proper receipts. Responsible for filling patient drug boxes, floor stock orders and automated dispensing cabinets. Assists Pharmacists as directed. Maintains daily report.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Accurately fills floor stock request.
  • Basic understanding of concept of physical stability and chemical stability as it relates to parenteral pharmaceuticals.
  • Correctly interpret physician orders and can distinguish between pharmaceutical orders, laboratory tests, radiology, nursing and other orders.
  • Repackages drugs into unit of use container.
  • Perform monthly medication storage area inspections.
  • Prepare correct labeling for bulk drugs.
  • Understands microbial contamination and exhibits Aseptic Technique while preparing sterile pharmaceutical products.
  • Selects drugs from stock in proper dose, dosage form and quantity as ordered by physician under direct supervision of a pharmacist.
  • Perform basic pharmaceutical calculations.

Qualifications

Education and Formal Training Required:
High school graduate or equivalent required. 
Certified Pharmacist Technician Certification Preferred or Certification required within one year of hire.  

Experience Required:
Prefer previous pharmacy experience
Must be familiar with typewriter keyboard and demonstrate the ability by producing a neat, accurate and legible copy.  
Individual must have ability to adapt to the computerized Pharmacy Information Systems utilized. Individual must demonstrate initiative and good judgment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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