Pharmacy Technician – Inpatient Pharmacy – Day Shift
The Inpatient Pharmacy Technician performs technical, specialized duties. The Pharmacy Technician does not perform duties that require the professional judgment of a pharmacist. The Pharmacy Technician assists the Staff Pharmacist in the technical and mechanical (non-professional) duties of all distribution systems. The Pharmacy Technician must have the ability to distinguish routine functions from those requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist; have the ability to initiate tasks/problem solving, organize and complete work without direct supervision.
Work Schedule Full-time (72 hours biweekly). Day shift, as scheduled, with weekend rotation.
Department Description Inpatient Pharmacy – Provides 24-hour clinical and distributive Pharmacy services for our inpatient population. Use of a decentralized pharmacy model facilitates close collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals, emphasizing the concept of pharmaceutical care.
Skills Required High school graduate or equivalent (GED). South Carolina Pharmacy Technician certification required. Must have a good background in mathematics, and have good communication skills. Must pass a written exam (>75%) before being hired.
Experience Required At least 6 months experience as a Pharmacy Technician (or similar job experience preferred), and have exhibited a high degree of reliability, dependability, above average flexibility in job adaptability and competency in previous work performance. The Pharmacy Technician must pass a competency test (>75%) within their 6 month probationary period.
Pharmacy Technician will work under the direct supervision of the licensed pharmacists. The technician will assist in the filling of patient’s medications, is responsible for the accurate fill and delivery of medications for the automated medication dispensing machines, compound sterile and non-sterile preparations using best pharmaceutical practices and techniques, ensure that patient billing is accurate by charging and crediting, utilize multiple computerized programs and technical equipment for the functions listed above and several other functions, perform medication distribution to our patients via rounding, assist in maintaining pharmacy inventory, and restock various medication carts, kits and boxes. The technician will also provide professional, courteous, and efficient customer service to our nursing staff and all others during both phone calls and person-to-person interactions.
Work Schedule:80 Hours, biweekly. Full time Department DescriptionInpatient Pharmacy – Provides 24-hour Pharmacy services for our inpatients.
EducationMinimum of a High school diploma/GED equivalent from an accredited school or successful completion of WIN testing or completion of McLeod approved transition to work program. South Carolina Pharmacy Technician registration required.Must have a good background in mathematics, have good communication skills, and the ability to work well with others in a busy environment. Computer skills as well as typing skills are also needed.
Experience RequiredAt least 6 months experience as a Pharmacy Technician (or similar job experience preferred), and have exhibited a high degree of dependability, flexibility and competency in previous work performance. The Pharmacy Technician must pass a competency test (>75%) within their 6 month probationary period.
Florence, SC, United States