Pharmacy Technician at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

Job Type
Full Time, Employee
Healthcare Services
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Bennington, VT 05201
Job Purpose:
Supports pharmacological services by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications.

* Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist.

* Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.

* Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

* Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.

* Maintains records by recording and filing physicians' orders and prescriptions.

* Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges.

* Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and departments.

* Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Supply Management, Organization, Integrity, Reporting Skills, Attention to Detail, Dependability, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Quality Focus, Supply Management, Analyzing Information, Informing Others