Covenant Health

Job Title
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


Parkwest MC logo 2020rev


Pharmacy Tech, Pharmacy

Part Time, 48 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift



Pharmacy Technician at Parkwest Medical Center

Parkwest Medical Center is the premier medical facility in West Knoxville, renowned for its top-notch cardiac services and award-winning care. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Top 10” hospitals in Tennessee for 2020-21, Parkwest is committed to providing exceptional healthcare services to our community.


Pharmacy Department Overview:

The Pharmacy Department at Parkwest operates 24/7, providing comprehensive medication services throughout the hospital, including procedural and patient care areas. Our team consists of Pharmacists and Registered Pharmacy Technicians, maintaining a balanced ratio to ensure efficient patient care. We take pride in our modern facilities, state-of-the-art Omnicell Carousels, medication dispensing cabinets, and anesthesia workstations. Our commitment to patient and staff safety extends to our IV Room suites, compliant with Chapter 797 and 800 standards. Our team provides comprehensive medication services.


Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, performs all functions pertaining to the preparation, dispensing and distribution of all medications.


Recruiter: Jennifer Gordon || || 865-374-8107



  • Fill medication orders and outpatient prescriptions to be verified by pharmacist.
  • Assists the pharmacists with the maintenance of the computerized patient profile system and related transactions.
  • Responsible for maintenance of a 24 hour inpatient medication supply.
  • Responsible for preparation of extemporaneous unit dose medications.
  • Verifies integrity of emergency carts throughout the medical center.
  • Communicates with patient-care areas to facilitate expedient medication delivery.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in aseptic techniques and basic IV preparation support.
  • Performs mathematical calculations for medication volumes and metric measurements.
  • Reconciles IV doses and documents discrepancies.
  • Transmits drug order to wholesaler.
  • Accurately stocks pharmacy inventory and rotates stock to ensure adequate supply.
  • Responsible for monitoring expiration dates on all medications.
  • Maintains inventory adhering to contracted products and formulary items.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


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:         



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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