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McLaren Health Care Pharmacy Technician Cert in Lapeer, Michigan


Position Summary:

The Certified Pharmacy Technician prepares medication needed for any patient type under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. Assists the pharmacist with all aspects of the pharmacy duties. Is responsible for inpatient and outpatient computer charge entries. Maintains appropriate inventory levels and medications needed in automated dispensing units. Assists the pharmacy buyer in inventory control and is able to order through wholesaler in his/her absence. Works in compliance with Federal and State regulations and HFAP accreditation standards and financial management.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Fills patient's new and current medications including unit dose, IV admixtures, chemotherapy, bulk and compound

  2. All duties are under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist

  3. Fills and maintains medication inventory (including controlled substances) on all automated dispensing units, OR trays, Crash Carts, ALS/EMS boxes, and the medical center Night Cart

  4. Prepares pre-outpatient surgery orders

  5. Enters daily inpatient and outpatient medication charges and credits daily reconciliation of rejected patient charges

  6. Interacts with other department staff to resolve problems and answer questions

  7. Troubleshoots for the automated dispensing units and assists nursing in rectifying discrepancies

  8. Admixes pain control medications per protocol

  9. Files and maintains each patient’s individual profile of all orders written

  10. Pre-packages all solid and liquid bulk medications into unit dose containers as needed

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



  • Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT)

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Mathematical proficiency

  • Data entry experience

  • Active State of Michigan Pharmacy Technician License


  • Previous computer experience

  • Previous automated dispensing unit experience

  • Previous experience in hospital pharmacy

  • Associate’s Degree

Job: Technical

Primary Location: Michigan-Lapeer-Lapeer Reg Med Center

Organization LAP10-McLaren Lapeer-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Variable

Job Type Standard

Schedule Per Diem

Req ID: 21006121