• Blount Memorial Hospital
  • 907 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy Maryville Tennessee 37804 United States
  • Posted: Mar 19, 2019
Part-time Allied Health

Job Description


Performs all aspects of drug distribution, recordkeeping and inventory control under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Responsible for advanced technical functions as outlined in job requirements.


    • Education and/or experience: Certification by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board required. Two years pharmacy experience or completion of accredited technician training program. Satisfactory performance as Technician I during six-month probation period required.
    • Knowledge: Should have working knowledge of drugs names, medical abbreviations, aseptic technique and pharmacy calculations.
    • Skills: Good computer and math skills. Proficient performance of at least three of the following functions:
      • Preparing cancer chemotherapy admixtures
      • Purchasing and inventory control management activities including: maintaining and updating inventory shelf labels; processing vendor returns and recalls; and assisting pharmacist with monthly narcotic inventories and recordkeeping.
      • Coordinating unit stock systems, including automated devices.
      • Drafting, revising and assisting in implementation of new/revised policies and procedures.
      • Coordinating training of new volunteers, students and technical staff.
      • Coordinating regular technician meetings.
      • Managing automation systems, such as Robot and Carousel
      • Coordinating Home Infusion or Hospice recordkeeping and equipment management.
      • Proficient order entry skills including: accurately entering orders, alerting pharmacist of drug interactions, allergies, duplicate therapies, unusual dosages, and consults.
      • Obtaining and documenting the medication history of patients in the emergency department and patients admitted to hospital.
    • Abilities: Ability to communicate clearly. Ability to perform advanced technical skills.