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.
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;
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
perform basic mathematical computations and clerical tasks;
follow basic instructions;
communicate effectively with others.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school or completion of an equivalent program.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
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
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Pharmacy Technician Trainee in Salary Group XN 09 approved effective June 03, 1988. (Reviewed for content and revised to modernize format and add an Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-291