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LifePoint Health Junior Tech in Martinsville, Virginia

Provides distributive pharmacy services, assistance and support for the registered pharmacist.
Performs a variety of pharmacy support duties such as filling floor medication orders, restocking automatic dispensing machines, restocking nursing station floor stock orders, and performing necessary Quality Assurances functions as deemed necessary by the Director of Pharmacy Services. Supervises all Junior pharmacy technicians and assigns tasks necessary to maintain pharmacy operations. Monitors and maintains good relationships between pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Teaching of new pharmacy technicians and pharmacists and reports progress to the Director. Ability to order needed products for the pharmacy.

Refills and maintains automated dispensing systems.

Accurately fills medication carts on a daily basis.

Monthly check of out-of-dates in assigned area.

Maintains clean and orderly work environment.

Pre-packs oral solids and liquids.

Correctly replace floor stock fluids and medications to nursing units and ancillary areas, including Pyxis units, prior to completing scheduled shift.

Actively assists pharmacist, as allowed by federal and state regulations and hospital policy and procedure, to include, but not limited to, delivering to floors, answering phones, working first fill counter, entering and picking orders, restocking stations.

Performs other duties as assigned by senior staff members.

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent Required

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Standing for long periods of time (4-8 hours), lifting and carrying moderate loads (40 pounds), corrected vision and hearing within normal ranges, manual dexterity and mobility to move about the pharmacy and hospital as needed.

Required Skills
Must receive pharmacy technician certification within 6 months of date hired. Pharmaceutical knowledge to serve the types of patients served by the hospital. Competency preparing pharmaceuticals. Excellent communication skills. Good typing, word processing and computer skills.

Minimum Work Experience
No experience required. Will train on the job.

Job: *Pharmacy

Organization: *Sovah Health - Martinsville

Title: Junior Tech

Location: Virginia-Martinsville

Requisition ID: 7455-9871