Under general supervision, performs work involving inventory purchasing and receiving.
Verifies and approves invoices for payment. Supervises the work of other technicians.
Performs all duties of a pharmacy technician as outlined by the department.
1. Prepares and orders drugs from pharmacy wholesaler using a computerized system.
2. Oversees the receiving of drug orders from the pharmacy wholesaler.
3. Receives reports from audit vendor regarding discrepancies in pricing between the
buying group and prime vendor(wholesaler).
4. Responsible for expiration date monitoring of pharmaceuticals in the pharmacy
department, excluding controlled substances.
5. Helps to stock, arrange, and maintain proper inventory levels in an effort to minimizes drug outages.
6. Oversees the yearly mandated inventory. Works with the purchasing department guidelines.
7. Supervises other technicians;schedules work assignments.
8. Perform all duties of a pharmacy technician under the guidance of a pharmacist.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: Completion of a high school level course work with attainment of
a high school diploma or possession of a State High School Equivalency
Certificate (GED) is required. Education at the college level is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Requires 3-5 years experience as a pharmacy technician. Knowledge
with inventory control is helpful.
CERTIFICATION: Must be certified or registered technician with MD Board of Pharmacy.
General knowledge of generally accepted pharmacy principles, practices and
procedures, pharmaceutical generic and trade names, general mathematics,
personal computers, is required. General knowledge of PC computer software
applications, such as, spreadsheet, database, word processing, data entry
is required. Ability to operate various types of pharmacy equipment, such as,
laminar flow hood is required. Ability to use a CRT to access patient/drug
information systems is required. Ability to stand and/or walk for extended
periods of time while performing pharmacy service support duties. Ability
to lift; store and carry supplies and equipment. Ability to communicate effectively
orally and in writing, to interact effectively with medical, nursing and
various allied health staff in order to successfully provide optimal
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random
drug testing. Overtime, weekend, on-call and shift work may be required in