Pharmacy Technician- Pharmacy
PRN/OCC, Shifts Vary
Hours are primarily second shift. Every other weekend is required; occasional on call weekend shifts also required.
Pharmacy technicians at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center have many exciting opportunities to provide excellent service. They work with state-of-the-art automated technology such as pharmacy carousels and automated dispensing machines. Some technicians work in the IV room compounding IVs and chemotherapy for patients. Other positions include pharmacy buyers, automation specialists, narcotic surveillance, surgery satellite pharmacy, and medication reconciliation.
Under the direct supervision of the pharmacist, performs functions pertaining to the dispensing of chemotherapy medications. Technical functions are expanded to include IV process proficiency, problem solving skills, admixture of hazardous medications and quality improvement involvement. Leadership skills are required to include demonstrated written and verbal communication that supports the overall objectives of the department. This PRN position involves work with automation (carousels and automated dispensing machines), delivering medications, assisting pharmacists, and IV room staffing.
If you have any questions please contact Recruiter: Kimberlin Woods || 865-374-5403 || kwoods8@COVHLTH.COM
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 of experience in the storage, handling, and disposal of chemotherapy drugs or two (2) years of experience with State approved certification.
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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