Certified Pharmacy Technician

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Job Description

This position is responsible, under the direct supervision of the pharmacist(s) on duty, for pharmaceutical care of patients including all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics). This position is also responsible for coordinating Pharmacy Quality Improvement activities as assigned by the Director of Pharmacy or the Pharmacy Manager. The individual in this position is to be alert to innovative ideas that will improve pharmacy services and activities and to share same with the department director/manager. This position uses knowledge and judgment to make decisions concerning the proper filling of drug orders subject to final approval by the pharmacist(s) on duty.

EDUCATION: High school education or equivalent. Successful completion of certified technician training program with successful completion of PTCB exam or certification by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

EXPERIENCE: Pharmacy experience (hospital preferred) or completion of technician training program clinical internships preferred


Knowledge of pharmacy processes and medications
Time management skills
Attention to detail
Dependability and self-motivation
Critical thinking: Ability to analyze information / solve problems
Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
Team player attitude / ability to work well with others
Work well under pressure
Function independently and dependently
Basic computer skills
Able to stand for long periods of time and work flexible hours

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