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Clinical Pharmacy Tech, - Full-Time - Days

Company: Erlanger Health
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

Clinical Pharmacy Technicians are responsible for collecting various clinical data associated with medication therapy.



High School Graduate, CPhT (Certified Pharmacy Technician)

Testing in proficiency for Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)


AS Degree in Pharmacy Technology or Accredited Pharmacy Tech Course completion



CPhT must have a minimum of one year pharmacy experience

LPN, RN with CPhT Certification is acceptable with no experience.


One year IV Compounding experience

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration


Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician, Active Certified Pharmacy Technician and must have or the ability to obtain Tennessee State Pharmacy License within 60 days of employment.


Department Position Summary:

Clinical Pharmacy Technician, ED Med Reconciliation is responsible for collecting various clinical data for processing home medication therapy for the ED Patient. They are responsible for interviewing the patient regarding their home medication therapy and verifying the information from various outside interactive software programs and retail pharmacies. They are then responsible for transferring this prescription medication information to the hospital computer system for the patient caregiver to access. They must be functional in data entry, report set up and editing utilizing the hospitals computer software. They are also responsible for functioning as a Pharmacy Technician by performing duties associated with medication preparation and distribution. Those duties consist of, but are not limited to: Aseptic preparation of IV admixtures in compliance with departmental, hospital and licensing agency standards, filling and distributing medications through first fill, cart fill and/or Automated Drug Systems. They must maintain functional usage of the hospital computer system as well as interfaced pharmacy systems. They will need to maintain the familiarity of a multitude of generic/trade name medications. They will need to perform Narcotic Distribution duties and automated dispensing medication refills. They must maintain the ability to fill oral prepackage syringes and use Medication Prepackage Machines ensuring Federal prepackaging guidelines are met.. They are responsible for maintaining active state licensure and National Pharmacy Technician Certification. They must maintain familiarity with JCAHO/DNV Standards for the Department of Pharmacy and remain compliant with the practices of a unit dose medication distribution system. All functions must be performed using excellent customer relation skills.


Keywords: Erlanger Health, Chattanooga , Clinical Pharmacy Tech, - Full-Time - Days, Healthcare , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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