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The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Pharmacy Tech-Pediatric Pharmacy-FT/R00013922 in Jackson, Mississippi

This position is for a Pharmacy Tech- Pediatric Pharmacy- FT with a company located in Jackson, MS. Job Summary: To prepare and distribute routine dosage orders. Prepackage pharmaceuticals, and prepare sterile compounds as directed. To measure, mix, count, label, and record amounts of dosages and prescriptions. Assist pharmacist in the dispensing of prescriptions. Duties and Responsibilities Include: Responsibilities: Assists in the preparation and dispensing of prescriptions; counts, packages, and labels dosages; Prices and files prescriptions; Adds measured drugs or nutrients to intravenous solutions under sterile conditions to prepare intravenous (IV) packs under supervision; Participation in regulatory documentation and daily processes specific to area; Maintains appropriate stock levels and informs supervisor of stock needs and shortages; cleans and helps maintain equipment and work area per established procedures; Accesses patient profiles and electronic health record as needed to accomplish assigned tasks; participates in medication related charge documentation and submission activities; The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive; Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time. Requirements and Qualifications Include: Education & Experience: High school diploma/GED plus one of the following: Accredited pharmacy technician training program; Two (2) years of college from an accredited college or university; One (1) year of related experience; Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required: Pharmacy technician certification administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or ExCPT Certification Administered By The National Healthcare Associated (NHA). Pharmacy technician registration with the Mississippi State Board of Pharmacy; Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of procedures and standards for the labeling and dispensing of prescribed medications; Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications; Verbal and written communication skills; Interpersonal skills; Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers; Physical and Environmental Demands: Requires occasional exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional travelling to offsite locations, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, frequent sitting, frequent standing, occasional twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more) An Equal Opportunity Employer Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE

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