Under supervision and direction, performs a variety of technical duties related to preparing and dispensing drugs in accordance with standard procedures and techniques. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must be certified as Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) within 60 days of hire. Must have proof of passing score on unofficial exam results from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
State Board of Pharmacy registration required in the state where work is performed:
In Tennessee (within 90 days of hire)
In Mississippi (must have registration upon hire)
A Pharmacy Student currently enrolled in good standing at an accredited school of pharmacy.
Ability to effectively relate and communicate with internal and external customers; communication often involves complex problem solving.
Proficient in the use of pharmacy based computer systems as well as Microsoft Office program or programs (Word, Excel, Power Point) as indicated in the specific function within the department.
Must be able to effectively organize, budget time, work efficiently and accurately, and follow procedures with minimum supervision.
Key Job Responsibilities
Performs specialty functions in support of pharmacy operations, as assigned.
Performs duties of a Certified Pharmacy Technician.
Follows established procedures for medication safety, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and procedures.
The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
Must have good balance and coordination.
The physical requirements of this position are: medium work – exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
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