Covenant Health

Pharmacy Tech Advanced

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
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Pharmacy Tech Advanced- Purchaser


Full Time, 80 hours per pay period, Day Shift 


Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the pharmacist, performs functions pertaining to the dispensing of medications.  Technical functions are expanded to include IV process proficiency, problem solving skills and quality improvement involvement.  Leadership skills are required to include demonstrated written and verbal communication that supports the overall objectives of the department. This Purchaser position is needed for ordering and receiving medications for the hospital pharmacy. Ability to lift heavy (approx. 50 lbs) cases, extensive walking / standing. 


Minimum Experience: Three (3) years experience or two (2) years with State approved certification.  Prefer pharmacy experience and computer data entry skills. Experience in purchasing and inventory control in a hospital pharmacy setting, hospital pharmacy experience required. Working knowledge of excel, word, and wholesaler computer programs.


Licensure Requirement:  The Tennessee Board of Pharmacy requires newly hired probationary employees to be licensed by the end of their first 90 days of hire and to maintain their Technician License in active status thereafter. 


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