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Northern Arizona Healthcare Pharmacy Technician Inpatient VVMC in Cottonwood, Arizona

Performs technical, clerical, and distributive pharmacy functions under the direction of a licensed pharmacist.

Patient Care * Performs basic calculations for compounding and order processing with accuracy.

  • Communicates with patient care units to ensure efficient drug distribution.

  • Aseptically prepares total parenteral nutrition solutions, injectable chemotherapy, antibiotics, and other medications for injectable therapy.

  • Performs bulk compounding and repackaging activities in accordance with generally accepted pharmacy guidelines. (USP795, Local, State and Federal rules and regulations).

  • Delivers medications to patient care units and processes returns.

  • Processes floor stock including automated distribution and stock carts.

  • Fills unit dose carts or Pyxis for patient medication distribution.

  • Provides general assistance and support to pharmacist staff including filling orders and preparing labels.

  • Restocks pre-hospital care boxes and other kits.

Compliance/Safety * Responsible for reporting any safety related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

  • Adheres to regulatory and organizational standards affecting patient care and safety as well as all hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Practices in a safe and cost effective manner.

  • Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employees area of responsibility.

  • Ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

  • Completes all company mandatory modules and required job specific training in the specified time frame.

  • Completes assigned station checks thoroughly each month and as needed.

  • Demonstrates initiative to maintain and enhance knowledge and skills required for unit.


  • Answering phones. Checking and responding to emails each shift.

  • Assures ADT (Admission, Discharge and Transfer) notification handling.

  • Processes patient charges and credits.

  • Distributes controlled substances appropriately.

  • Processes, receives, and correctly distributes wholesale orders to inventory.

  • Assists new technicians with their orientation and training.

High School Diploma or GED- Required Certification & Licensures

Licensed with State Board of Pharmacy- Required

Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board- Required


3 months to 1 year- Preferred

Requisition ID: 2021-10578

Street: 269 S, Candy Ln

Experience: Arizona Pharmacy Tech License required

Full Name: First Last: DAWN JOHNSON

Email Address:

Shift: Variable

Telecommute: No