Pharmacy Tech (ALBOP & PTCB)

Sep 11, 2023 at 11:00 am by steve


  • Job ID: 13431
  • Functional Area: Health/Medical
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • Department: PHA-Pharmacy
  • Education Required: Certificate Program
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:
Welcome to Cooper Green Mercy!

Located in the vibrant and historic city of Birmingham, Cooper Green is an ambulatory care facility dedicated to serving the residents of Jefferson County. By visiting this website, you’ve taken the first step toward a fulfilling future.  

Our vision:  Be the choice for care in our community.

Our mission: Serving all residents of Jefferson County, Alabama, through respectful, comprehensive, patient-centered care to achieve optimal health and a higher quality of life, regardless of ability to pay.

Commitment to Diversity: Cooper Green Mercy Health Services Authority, an affiliate of UAB Health System is an ambulatory care clinic that strives to provide an environment where our patients, employees and providers have a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect.  We are committed to improving the health and lives of those we serve. We will act with intentionality to innovate, attract a workforce that represents the community we serve, invest in our community, and educate our workforce to be culturally competent and socially responsible.

We’re looking for like-minded individuals driven to make a difference. We invite you to explore careers at Cooper Green.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Pharmacy Tech will perform duties in the pharmacy department including duties that do not require a licensed professional
including processing and delivering medication, ordering and issuing products, and receiving and ordering supplies. The Pharmacy
Tech may prepare sterile products, and will perform various administrative duties as necessary.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Assist Pharmacist(s) with dispensing activities; assist with inventory control; maintain adequate drug supplies necessary to
support daily operations.
 Maintain the daily operations within the department to include answering phones, assisting individuals at the pharmacy
window/counter, entering charges for medication, receiving and stocking drug orders, and maintaining cleanliness of
assigned area.
 Repackage bulk medication into unit dose containers, ensuring the correct drug name, strength, lot number, expiration date,
and barcode are labeled; ensure the Pharmacist verifies the unit dose medication prior to placing in stock.
 Ensure that medications delivered and distributed in a timely manner; observe established guidelines; ensure medications are
loaded properly in the Omnicell unit.
 Fill and deliver controlled substances to and from designated area according to established guidelines; maintain correct
controlled substance counts; resolve discrepancies as necessary.
 Prepare sterile products as necessary following proper protocols.
 Perform other duties as assigned by Pharmacy Supervisor or Pharmacy Manager.

Position Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
 KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Knowledge of Microsoft Office products; knowledge of supply and equipment
ordering and inventory control; written and verbal communication skills; acuity with numbers.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS ETC.
 Currently registered as a pharmacy technician by the Alabama Board of Pharmacy (ALBOP); active registration will be required prior to the date of hire. Currently certified as a Certified
Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or other nationally recognized and
accredited certification program requiring examination.
 1+ year of retail pharmacy experience is preferred.

Cooper Green Mercy Health Services Authority is proud to be an AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

email CGRecruitment@uabmc.edu for more information!

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