Working under the direct supervision of the pharmacist(s), the pharmacy technician assists in all pharmacy operations’ functions related to: (1) preparation & distribution of all doses of medication; (2) maintenance of drug inventories (e.g., re-stocking automated dispensing cabinets throughout the hospital, drug packaging/re-packaging, extemporaneous compounding, code cart re-stock, etc.); and, (3) processing admission, discharge, and transfer of patient information and medication. The pharmacy technician acts as an extension of the pharmacist so as to enable the pharmacist to safely and efficiently perform their required duties as they relate to the medication use system.
- High School Diploma or GED
Certification and Licensure
- Pharmacy Technician Certification required, if not present upon hire, must be obtained within 90 days of starting position
- BLS Certification