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Duke Hospital (Pharmacy Storeroom) Durham, North Carolina
1st shift (7:00am-3:30pm) Mon-Fri, on call every 4th weekend.
This individual supervises the performance of Pharmacy Procurement Technicians in a variety of routine and advanced technical duties related to preparing and dispensing drugs in accordance with standard procedures and techniques. This position will primarily be a first shift position with an on call weekend rotation once per month.
Specific duties include (but are not limited to):
· General daily supervision of Pharmacy Storeroom Technician staff work duties.
· Coordinating receiving and stocking of drugs and supplies in Pharmacy Storeroom.
· Label and dispense medication to appropriate patient care locations.
· Receive and process medication requests from clinics, labs, and other pharmacy areas.
· Research and provide information where appropriate; refer other inquiries to pharmacist.
· Auditing cycle counts of drug inventory by Pharmacy Storeroom technicians.
· Auditing expiration date checking of drug inventory by Pharmacy Storeroom technicians, and
· processing of expired stock.
· Return to stock to wholesalers as appropriate; complete corresponding documentation.
· Supervise duties of Pharmacy Storeroom technicians.
· Training newly hired Pharmacy Storeroom technicians.
· Generating Pharmacy Storeroom reports as scheduled.
· Assist with managing drug shortages.
· Create work schedule for Pharmacy Storeroom technician staff.
· Manage internal projects as assigned.
· Perform other related duties incidental to the work described above.
· Appropriate utilization of the Omnicell WorkflowRx software and associated carousel hardware
· Appropriate execution of supplemental pharmaceutical and supply orders
· Accurately fill and deliver departmental and interdepartmental requisitions
· Independently able to identify appropriate storage conditions for pharmaceuticals, consistent with manufacturer labeling
· Comply with OSHA, NIOSH, and USP <797> regulations for the safe handling of hazardous medications
· Provide exemplary customer service
· Consistently adhere to first-in first-out methodology for inventory distribution
· Collaborate with team members to surpass customer expectations
· Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Excellent communication skills; customer service experience; organizational skills.
Work requires high school or equivalent. Successful completion of a formalized Pharmacy Technician program preferred.
Work requires a minimum of two years experience as a Pharmacy Technician plus completion of advanced competencies checklist as documented and approved by the Department of Pharmacy. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Pharmacy technician certification is required from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). North Carolina Board of Pharmacy registration is required.
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