$19.21-$25.15 Hourly / $1,344.65-$1,760.74 BiWeekly /
In state facilities this class is accountable for receiving on the job training in all areas of the functional operation of the Pharmacy Department including assisting in a variety of methods and procedures in the labeling, dispensing, distribution of drugs and formulations and clerical recordkeeping duties.
This class is intended for use as a training vehicle for the Pharmacy Technician class. It is intended to recruit for and train employees within the Pharmacy Department.
Receives training in procedures for stocking and maintaining inventory in stockroom supply cabinets, distribution of floor stock to patient units, delivering, labeling and packaging of drug orders and prescriptions; assists pharmacist in formulation of sterile product for reconstitution, hyperalimentation solution and formulation programs, preparation of intravenous admixtures and unit dose medications from patient medication profile; keeps records; picks up medication orders from various supervisors offices and returns completed orders to respective units; checks all items for integrity and expiration charts; maintains all work areas in a clean and orderly fashion; attends training programs; performs related duties as required.
Ability to perform basic mathematical computations and clerical tasks; ability to follow basic instructions; ability to communicate effectively with others.
Incumbents in this class may have significant exposure to communicable and/or infectious diseases and risk of injury from assaultive and/or abusive patients and may be exposed to disagreeable conditions and may be required to do some lifting.