Pharmacy Technician, prov.

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Pharmacy Technician, prov.
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: Until Filled
Price: N/A
Salary: $27,897 - $35,380 annually

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for assisting a pharmacist in assembling and distributing medications under a unit dose dispensing system.  Duties involve maintaining an inventory of pharmaceutical supplies, assisting in the preparation of pharmaceutical orders, receiving pharmaceutical supplies, assisting in the prepackaging of prescriptions, the repackaging and delivery of drugs, and the maintenance of a clean, safe and professional environment within the pharmacy.  Must obtain a valid certification as a Pharmacy Technician from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or National Healthcareer Association (NHA) during the probationary period or otherwise be separated from the position.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

 (A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or technical school with an Associate’s degree in Pharmacy Technology or a closely related field; OR,

 (B) Two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience assisting Pharmacists  prepare prescription orders by performing duties such as assembling and distributing medications, verifying prescription information and dosage, and entering patient and order information into the pharmacy system; OR,

(C) Possession of a valid certification as a Pharmacy Technician from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or the National Healthcareer Association (NHA); OR

(D) An equivalent combination of education and experience defined by the limits of (A), and (B) above.

Candidates who qualify under (C) must submit copy of certificate.

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