Pharmacy Technician

Royal Oak, MI 48073

Post Date: 03/01/2018 Job ID: 26234 Category: Pharmacy

General Summary:
  • Responsibility in the technical aspects of all medication order processing and medication preparation.
  • Medication preparation includes both sterile and non-sterile medication types.
  • Use of compounding machines is needed for some medication preparation.
  • Medication preparation is done for pharmacist review.
  • The individual is also involved in medication delivery, stocking, generating computer reports, use of electronic medical record and distribution of electronic infusion devices.

  • Individual patient medication order processing and filling.
  • Including filling unit dose orders and preparing IV admixtures/chemotherapy.
  • Must demonstrate appropriate aseptic technique when preparing IV admixtures/chemotherapy.
  • Medication delivery to patient care areas including patient room, Pyxis machines and pharmacy decentralized areas.
  • Also utilizes pneumatic tube system.
  • Other drug distribution activities including controlled substances, floorstock, training, data collection, putting away stock, Pyxis filling and performing quality assurance.
  • Participates in functions related to maintaining medication and supply inventory in all pharmacy areas.
  • Functions may include ordering, receiving and stocking.
  • Participates in patient and/or department/unit billing.
  • Processes patient credits for unused medications.
  • Inventories and inspects assigned areas for expired medications.
  • Records wasted and expired medications.
  • Answers incoming phone calls and assists visitors to department.
  • Advance (bulk) medication preparation and packaging.
  • Maintenance of facilities and equipment to perform duties.
  • Delivers excellent customer service by exhibiting the ten customer service behaviors ("standards") in the performance of every aspect of the job.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and observed in ability to prepare medications for all ages.

  • High School /GED Diploma.
  • Must be a Licensed Pharmacy Technician. If temporarily licensed at time of hire, must become permanently licensed prior to end of probationary period.
  • Must be comfortable with operating a variety of technology-based equipment.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Must possess math skills which allow for basic pharmaceutical calculations.
  • Must be an efficient and accurate worker who and function in an environment subject to fluctuations in workload.
  • Must be able to operate under stress, communicate effectively both face to face and via telephone and cooperate with others.

For more information, please call our office at 877-782-3334.

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