Department of Administrative Services

Pharmacy Technician Trainee (35 Hour) (6195HN)

$18.11-$23.71 Hourly / $1,267.48-$1,659.66 BiWeekly /
$33,081.23-$43,317.13 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the close supervision of a licensed pharmacist.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Ability to perform basic mathematical computations and clerical tasks; ability to follow basic instructions; ability to communicate effectively with others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school or completion of an equivalent program.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(17)-Laboratory/Scientific Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(10)-HEALTH NONPROF(NP-6)

EEO

(3)-Technician

SALARY INFORMATION

HN 09

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

New Class.

EFFECTIVE DATE

6/3/1988

CLASS: 6195HN; EST: ; REV: 6/3/1988;