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West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc. Specialist Pharmacy Tech II (JR24-29263) in Morgantown, West Virginia

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Assists in most aspects of drug distribution that do not require the professional judgment of a pharmacist. Technicians may prepare sterile products and chemotherapy, be responsible for controlled substance distribution, or other specialized duties within the pharmacy. Technicians function in accordance with standard, written procedures and guidelines under the supervision of a pharmacist.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE: 1. High school diploma or Equivalent. 2. One of the following: Nationally certified (PTCB or EXCPT) AND Registered with the WV Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician upon hire. OR Two (2) years of pharmacy technician or healthcare experience AND - Be Nationally certified (PTCB or EXCPT) within 15 months of hire. - Registered with the WV Board of Pharmacy within 15 months of hire. - Registered with the WV board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician trainee upon hire. 3. Must complete job specific competencies or obtain specialty certification within 90 days of hire.

PREFERRQUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE: 1. Associates degree OR Post high school education in a science field of study OR graduate of a pharmacy technician training program.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Responsible for readingphysicians'orders, preparing medications, delivering medications, and ordering and delivering drug supplies for various patientcare units.
  2. Reads physician's orders and prepares medication for dispensing, including unique dosage forms for all patient populations.
  3. Has an understanding of standard pharmaceutical/medical terms, abbreviations and symbols commonly used in the prescribing and dispensing of medications.
  4. Interprets lists and uses this information to replenish patient's medications and delivers contents to patient care areas according to schedule.
  5. Accurately prepares and delivers controlled substances to patients and maintains all necessary records.
  6. Takes inventory and analyzes medication supplies, replacing outdated or deteriorated medications; replaces depleted inventory.
  7. Labels products appropriately.
  8. Performs arithmetic calculations for usual dosage determinations required in medication and solution preparation.
  9. Performs initial check for prescribed doses for appropriateness based on weight... For full info follow application link.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)