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Pharmacy Technician

Job Description and Requirements

Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient records. Pharmacy technician work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist according to the regulation of ministry of health. To Implement JCI standards.
• Assists pharmacists in filling pharmacy requisitions, prescriptions,cassette fillings, and in maintaining records.
• Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking, and storing pharmaceuticals and supplies in appropriate locations.
• Prepackages tablets and capsules for inpatient and outpatient dispensing, Labels the prepackaged product and completes the appropriate records.
• Assists in the bulk manufacturing of special pharmaceutical products, operates manufacturing equipment. Follows worksheet to prepare products.
• Assists in the preparation of intravenous solution.  Reconstitutes bulk additives and prepares batches of   selected admixtures.
• Maintains proper inventory of drugs.Monitors expiration dates. Refill crash box. Maintains necessary records.
• Maintains a clean working environment.
• Fulfill the requirement of 24 hours pharmacy service within the Pharmacy schedule.
• Serves as a role model and represents the department in a professional manner.
• Adhere to the Dress and Appearance Code.
• Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures.
• Develops and co-ordinates the Quality Improvement Program within his/her area of responsibilities.
• Perform other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of his/her knowledge, skills and abilities as directed by Pharmacy Supervisor and/or Pharmacy Manager.
Education & Work Experience Requirements
• Diploma in Pharmacy form accredited school of pharmacy with available professional registration certificate.
• Previous experience in Hospital Pharmacy.    
Specialized Knowledge/Experience/Skills
• communication skills
• Computer literate