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Certified Pharmacy Tech, CPhT - PRN - All Shifts

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Job Summary: 
The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

Certified Pharmacy Technicians are responsible for performing duties to assist the Pharmacist in medication preparation and distribution. Those duties consist of, but are not limited to aseptic preparation of IV admixtures and the filling and distributing of medications utilizing various methods of manual and automated systems. They must be functional on hospital computer system as well as interfaced pharmacy systems. CPhTs must be able to perform specialized Narcotic Distribution and Storeroom duties. They must prepare stock orders and maintain adequate inventory for daily operations of various Pharmacy areas. They must be computer literate. CPhTs must adhere to and be familiar with control and safety concepts as outlined in policies, state laws, and JCAHO Standards for the Department of Pharmacy. They must be familiar with the practices involved in a unit dose medication system. 

Education: 
Required:
High School Graduate and Certified Pharmacy Technician. 

Preferred:
AS Degree in Pharmacy Technology or Accredited Pharmacy Tech Course completion

Experience: 
Required:  
National Certification

Preferred:
IV Training Certificate, 1 year pharmacy experience.

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: Active Certified Pharmacy Technician and must have or the ability to obtain Tennessee State Pharmacy License within 60 days of employment.

Preferred:

Department Position Summary:
The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

Certified Pharmacy Technicians are responsible for performing duties to assist the Pharmacist in medication preparation and distribution. Those duties consist of, but are not limited to: Aseptic preparation of IV admixtures (including Chemotherapy agents) in compliance with departmental, hospital and licensing agency standards; fill and distribute medications through first fill, cart fill and/or Automated Drug Systems; must be functional on hospital computer system as well as interfaced pharmacy systems; possess familiarity of a multitude of generic/trade name medications; accurately process patient medication orders and billing adjustments as required. CPhTs should be able to perform specialized Narcotic Distribution and Storeroom duties. Must be able to fill oral prepackage syringes and use Medication Prepackage Machines, ensuring Federal prepackaging guidelines are met. Must prepare stock orders and maintain adequate inventory for daily operations of various Pharmacy areas. Maintain effective use of time management skills, and be computer literate. CPhTs must adhere to and be familiar with control and safety concepts as outlined in policies, state laws, and JCAHO Standards for the Department of Pharmacy. One must be compliant with the practices of a unit dose medication distribution system. All functions must be performed using excellent customer relation skills.

Job Details

Date Posted August 11, 2017
Date Closes November 9, 2017
Requisition 18189
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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