Genesis Health System Pharmacy Tech I in Davenport, Iowa
Position Title: Pharmacy Tech I
Purpose: Assists the Staff Pharmacists in providing professional Pharmacy services. The Pharmacy Technician will be able to perform in any functional area of the Department to provide accurate and efficient dispensing of medications. Level I technician will have expectation of becoming National Certified with a Nationally Accredited Certification Board and must learn sterile compounding techniques.
Report To: Manager, Pharmacy
Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.
Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors
Education: High school graduation or equivalent
Field Of Study: N/A
Special Training: Level I technician will have expectation of becoming National Certified with a Nationally Accredited Certification Board and must learn sterile compounding techniques.
Licensure/Registration: Registration with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners within 30 days of employment as a Certified Pharmacy Technician or Technician Trainee. A trainee must become a nationally certified pharmacy technician within 12 months of hire.
Experience: More than 1 year experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people. These may be fellow employees, customers, the public or others outside the organization. Communications are of limited difficulty. Interactions usually involve short, straightforward exchanges of information. The job requires a limited amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions are non-stressful encounters and dealing with uncomplicated problem situations.
Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 35% or less of their work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes