Pharmacy Technician with Hospital Exp. RFT-40, Rotator (Pharmacy_Punchbowl)

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RESPONSIBILITIES

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:
•  Fills routine orders for unit doses, prepacked pharmaceuticals, intravenous medications, floor stock and outpatient prescriptions and provides technical and clerical assistance to pharmacists. 
•  May provide orientation and training in the technical functions and facilitate the technical work in the department.  Serves as a resource to staff technicians regarding procedures and other information pertaining to their technical functions and responsibilities.

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
•  Essential: standing, walking, stooping/bending, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking; lifting usual weight up to 40 pounds for 5 feet, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds of force for 200 feet, carrying up to 40 pounds for 200 feet. 
•  Frequent: climbing stairs, walking on uneven ground, reaching above/at/below shoulder, repetitive arm/hand motions, static gripping of an object for prolonged period, frequent gripping of an object.
•  Occasional: sitting, kneeling, crawling, squatting, twisting body.
•  Operates various office/pharmaceutical equipment such as typewriter, computer, copier, telephones, calculator, cash register, dispensing machines, drug packaging machine, TPN mixing machine, pneumatic tube system, fax machine, etc.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
•  Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions. 
•  Some exposure to cold temperature from freezer. 
•  Exposure to noise/vibration from air conditioner, and office/pharmacy equipment. 
•  Exposure to body fluids, chemicals, some contact with patients with communicable diseases.  May be required to work with hazardous drugs, depending upon area of assignment. 
•  Work environment is fast paced, congested and may be stressful.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A. Education/Certification and Licensure:
•  High school diploma or equivalent.
•  Completion of pharmacy technician program preferred.
•  Certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) preferred.

B. EXPERIENCE:
•  One (1) year work experience as a pharmacy technician in a Hospital setting.
•  Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
•  Ability to type, operate calculator.
•  Ability to perform pharmacy calculations involving ratio/proportion, IV flow rate calculations, and dosage calculations including daily doses, and days supply calculations.
•  Ability to convert easily among fractions, decimals, percentages, and mixed numbers.
•  Knowledge of computers preferred.

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