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Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 5:59 PM

Position Title:
Pharmacy Technician, Certified

Reports to:
Assigned Leader




Date Revised:

Job Family:

Comp Analyst:
T. Turner

This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee. The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the person who is managerially responsible for this position.

Under supervision and direction, performs a variety of technical duties related to preparing and dispensing drugs in accordance with standard procedures and techniques. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Training and Experience:

Education/Formal Training
Work Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent.


Must be certified as Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) within 60 days of hire. Must have proof of passing score on unofficial exam results from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.


State Board of Pharmacy registration required in the state where work is performed:
In Tennessee (within 90 days of hire)
In Mississippi (must have registration upon hire)


A Pharmacy Student currently enrolled in good standing at an accredited school of pharmacy.

Mathematical skills to perform pharmaceutical calculations which include adding, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; computes rate, ratios, and percents.
Ability to speak and communicate effectively with patients, associates, and other health professionals.
Must be proficient in the use of pharmacy based computer systems as well as Microsoft Office program or programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as indicated in the specific function within the department.
Knowledgeable of medical terminology, drug nomenclature, symbols and abbreviations associated with pharmacy practice.

Key Job Responsibilities:
Fills medication orders under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
Assists with inventory and stocking of medications in the pharmacy and patient care areas according to established pharmaceutical protocol and procedures.
Provides routine information and responds to requests within scope of responsibility.
Maintains records and files in accordance with pharmacy practice standards.
Follows established procedures for medication safety, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and procedures.
Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.
Supervision Provided by this Position:
There are no supervisory or lead responsibilities assigned to this job.

Physical Demands/Conditions:
The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
Must have good balance and coordination.
The physical requirements of this position are: medium work : exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
Frequent invasive and non:invasive patient contact.
Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.


• Location: Memphis

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