Pharmacy Tech Advanced
PRN/OCC, Hours Vary
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. The successful candidate should be proficient in using computer systems for data retrieval and data entry, plus display good decision-making skills. Effective communication with other healthcare professionals and patients is vital. Retail pharmacy experience is desirable. Assist pharmacist in filling medication orders for inpatients.
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: Three (3) years experience or two (2) years with State approved certification. Pharmacy experience strongly preferred. Computer data entry skills.
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. Active TN license, PTCB certification or applicable pharmacy experience strongly preferred.
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