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Pharmacy Technician

Company: JSA
Location: Worcester
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

A Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist in his/her professional responsibilities in providing pharmacy services. Working under the direction of a licensed pharmacist, participates in the preparation, dispensing, distribution and return of patient specific medications including intravenous admixtures, supplies and maintains automated technology equipment, packages unit of use dosages, maintains and transports pharmaceuticals, and performs tasks associated with regulatory compliance. Documents activities as indicated and performs other duties as required. A Medication Reconciliation Pharmacy Technician will be independently obtaining medication and allergy histories for patients that will be admitted to the hospital from the Emergency Department. Information will be obtained by interviewing the patient, patient family, calling local pharmacies and also using other available resources. The information obtained will be entered into a computer system and it will be used by physicians and other health care providers to determine treatment plans and medication orders during and post discharge from the hospital. Job Requirements:Enter medication orders/prescriptions into the pharmacy computer systemReading medication orders and prescriptionsPrepare prescriptions for verification by pharmacistFile pharmacy prescriptions in the appropriate filesOrganize medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptionsEnter prescription data into pharmacy softwareFill prescription books or new prescriptionsStock the pharmacy medications and suppliesObtain from the prescription file prescriptionsSubmitting medication inventory requests to pharmacistReporting any issues with missing pharmacy medications and supplies medicationsPrepare medications under supervision of pharmacistDispensing prescription medication and preparing for pharmacist verification (PV2)Assist the pharmacist in medication compoundingPerform pharmacy and medication unit inspectionsReceive drugs and stock pharmacyEnter critical patient prescription data into pharmacy information systemPerforming basic pharmacy technician dutiesEntering new prescription in pharmacy software systemRepackag medications for checking by pharmacist

Keywords: JSA, Worcester , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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