Less than 5 years
Posted 201 days ago
To perform various data functions associated with an institutional drug distribution system. The Pharmacy Technology Specialist's primary role is supportive to the Pharmacy Technology Coordinator or the Information Technology Department.
The position requires the ability to work with a multiplicity of databases relating to pharmaceuticals and medications, supplies and finance.
Specific activities include informatics oversight of the automated dispensing systems and the interrelationship to pharmacy personnel; financial analysis of daily charges, the charge master and quarterly pricing update management; barcode scanning triaging and solution assessment; Cerner interface for PharmNet and other applications that are included within the Cerner catalog billing question triage for the department/hospital/public. Additionally, the position requires mastering the use of all software, hardware and automated systems of the department to a level of 'expert'.
Performs various functions associated with an institutional drug distribution system. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of drug dispensing and compounding automation, the viewing of medication orders in the pharmacy computerized system, the procedures that apply to record keeping and dispensing of controlled substances, non-formulary drugs, the delivery and exchange of medications, the acquisition of pharmaceuticals and the documentation associated with this acquisition.