LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Pharmacy Technician

Expire Date: 
Fri, 06/12/2015
Central Pharmacy

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS).

Experience: an experience in the same field is preferable

Required Skills: 

 Active listening and good verbal communication skills.
 Ability to follow safety precautions.
 Ability to work with others as part of a team.
 Good customer service skills.
 Organized and dynamic.
Good knowledge of English Language.
 Good computer skills, Good data entry skills are a plus.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Prepare medications as labels are generated from the computer and fill accordingly in a timely manner
 Prepare daily stock requests received from different hospital departments.
 Answer and assist all incoming phone calls and transfer when necessary to a pharmacist.
 Pull patient profiles and medication orders at discharge.
 Return all medications from discharged patients according to hospital policy
 Receive delivered medications and maintain proper storage and security conditions according to their expiration date and manufacturer recommendations.
 Verify the quality and quantity of received products against purchase orders and inform the pharmacist of any discrepancies.
 Participate in the daily physical count of medications.
 Inform the pharmacist in case of lack of stock or expired medications.
 Check and record refrigerator temperatures twice daily.
 Receive chemotherapy orders; verify that all necessary information is available.
 Note the demands of different floors and inform the pharmacist.
 Date, check and clean assigned areas of the Pharmacy Department to assure that medications are in date and the department is clean.
 Perform assigned monthly unit inspections as required by JCI.
 Prepack tablet and capsules in unit dose packing when not available commercially.
 Communicate with Pharmacy and hospital staff as needed.
 Maintain files and records, and prepare special drug labeling.
 Assist in collecting and tabulating Quality Assurance statistics.

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