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Certified Pharmacy Technician

TriStar Greenview is a 211-bed, medical-surgical facility that has served south central Kentucky for more than 40 years. TriStar Greenview provides an extensive range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services. Accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, TriStar Greenview has a medical staff of more than 300 physicians. TriStar Greenview has proven to be a health care leader in the region.


The Certified Pharmacy Technician is responsible for all stocking, filling/refilling, computer input of charges. The Certified Pharmacy Technician is also responsible for pre-packing and storage of non-IV medication and filling unit dose carts. The Pharmacy Tech delivers medications, including controlled substances and emergency drug supplies, to nursing units, dispensing machines, and emergency carts.
The Pharmacy Technician fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long range plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital.
Position tasks and responsibilities include:
* Counts, packages, and labels unit does for inspection by pharmacist.

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

* Prepares I.V. mixtures and operates automated systems.

* Maintains pharmacy inventory and performs clerical duties.

* Maintains strong knowledge of hospital policies and government regulations and performs dispensing duties accordingly.

* Assists with quality improvement initiatives, inventory and ordering of pharmaceuticals.

* Orients and mentors staff.

* Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

* Completes unit/floor inspections as assigned.

* Participates in maintaining department inventory levels

* Orders medication based on PAR levels

* Orders medication based on clinical needs in conjunction with formulary initiatives

* Works with DOP or designee as needed in inventory management initiatives

* Participates in maintaining department formulary initiatives

* Provides a safe environment for patient, visitor and employees through identifying, correcting, and reporting health and safety hazards.

Required Job Qualifications include:

* National certification as a Pharmacy Tech (CPhT). Certification may be obtained through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or the National Healthcareer Association.

* Must be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy within 30 days from hire.

* Previous pharmacy tech experience in a hospital setting preferred.

* Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

* Basic computer skills.

* Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

* Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 10 lbs.

**Job:** **Pharmacy & Pharmacy Tech*

**Title:** *Certified Pharmacy Technician*

**Location:** *Kentucky-Bowling Green-Greenview Regional Hospital*

**Requisition ID:** *00037-64388*