Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count-out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Six (6) months of experience in a retail or hospital pharmacy with an educational background in medical terminology and computer use required OR graduate of a formalized Pharmacy Technician Training Program with a minimum of 120 hours in an externship program required.
Ability to get certified from PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certified Boards) required within six (6) months.
Able to sit & walk constantly; stand occasionally.
Able to lift 0-10 lbs constantly; 11-35 lbs occasionally.
Able to carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-35 lbs occasionally.
Able to push 0-10 lbs constantly; 11-20 lbs frequently; 21-50 lbs occasionally.
Able to pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-50 lbs occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.|
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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