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Queen's Health Systems Pharmacy Technician - Rotator in Honolulu, Hawaii

RESPONSIBILITIES

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Fills routine orders for unit doses, prepacked pharmaceuticals, intravenous medications, floor stock and outpatient prescriptions and provides technical and clerical assistance to pharmacists.

• May provide orientation and training in the technical functions and facilitate the technical work in the department. Serves as a resource to staff technicians regarding procedures and other information pertaining to their technical functions and responsibilities.

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

• Essential: standing, walking, stooping/bending, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking; lifting usual weight up to 40 pounds for 5 feet, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds of force for 200 feet, carrying up to 40 pounds for 200 feet.

• Frequent: climbing stairs, walking on uneven ground, reaching above/at/below shoulder, repetitive arm/hand motions, static gripping of an object for prolonged period, frequent gripping of an object.

• Occasional: sitting, kneeling, crawling, squatting, twisting body.

• Operates various office/pharmaceutical equipment such as typewriter, computer, copier, telephones, calculator, cash register, dispensing machines, drug packaging machine, TPN mixing machine, pneumatic tube system, fax machine, etc.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions.

• Some exposure to cold temperature from freezer.

• Exposure to noise/vibration from air conditioner, and office/pharmacy equipment.

• Exposure to body fluids, chemicals, some contact with patients with communicable diseases. May be required to work with hazardous drugs, depending upon area of assignment.

• Work environment is fast paced, congested and may be stressful.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• Completion of pharmacy technician program preferred.

• Certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) preferred.

B. EXPERIENCE:

• Six (6) months of work experience as a pharmacy technician; or completion of a pharmacy technician program required, with (3) months of work experience as a pharmacy technician preferred.

• Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

• Ability to type, operate calculator.

• Ability to perform pharmacy calculations involving ratio/proportion, IV flow rate calculations, and dosage calculations including daily doses, and days supply calculations.

• Ability to convert easily among fractions, decimals, percentages, and mixed numbers.

• Knowledge of computers preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

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