Position Description

TMC HealthCare

TMC HealthCare is Southern Arizona's regional nonprofit hospital system with Tucson Medical Center at its core. Each day staff comes to work to use their skills and expertise to improve the health of the entire community, from birth to the end of life.

Pharmacy Technician II Per Diem - Retail Pharmacy
Job Category Allied Health
Schedule Per Diem
Shift Rotating Shift
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SUMMARY:

Assists Pharmacist in processing and compounding prescriptions and other drug orders. Pulls prescribed medication from shelf, enters medication charges into the computer, restocks pharmacy automation shelves, and handles telephone inquiries.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assists pharmacists as directed, including filling orders and preparing labels.

Clarifies orders for all types of medications; documents pertinent information in a clear, complete, concise and organized manner.

Complies with Federal and State statutes, rules and regulations regarding the practice of pharmacy.

Prepares and makes deliveries to patient care areas and ancillary units.

Processes patient charges for pharmaceuticals as required.

Replenishes medicine supply carts/automated dispensing units for nursing units; ensures that the pharmacy is stocked with essential drugs and pharmaceuticals.

Compounds, labels and packages pharmaceuticals.

Counts, packages and labels unit doses and fills routine orders for inspection by Pharmacists.

Uses aseptic admixture technique in the horizontal or vertical laminar airflow hood as appropriate.

Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.

Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.

Performs related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

EXPERIENCE: None required.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Licensed by the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy as Technician Trainee.  Pharmacy Technician licensure obtained within one year of hire.  Heartsaver CPR (HSCPR or HSFACPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. .

 

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