Certified Pharmacy Tech - PRN in Hickory, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 7/25/2022

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

Job Summary

This position, under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist, assists in the procurement, storage, preparation, distribution, and delivery of medications and other pharmaceutical products to Frye Regional Medical Center patients in a timely and accurate fashion and in accordance with established regulations and procedures.


Duke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture of Duke University Health System, one of the country’s leading academic health systems, and LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. These two forces joined because of the shared interest in collaborating with hospitals, healthcare providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative healthcare services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke’s unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence and quality care with LifePoint's extensive resources and knowledge and experience operating community hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Essential Functions

  • Assists pharmacist(s) in filling medication orders
  • Preparing medications and supplies for dispensing, including:
    • Repackaging bulk medications
    • Compounding ointments and creams, oral solutions, and other medications
  • Delivers medications to patient care areas and retrieves pharmacy related items
  • Accurately restocks automated dispensing cabinets according to inventory levels
  • Charges and credits patient profiles for medications used or returned to the pharmacy
  • Assists with inventory management by stocking fluids and medications on shelves
  • Inspects assigned out of date sections and/or nursing units or operating rooms on a monthly basis
  • Answering phone calls and handling questions that do not require pharmacist expertise or judgment and routing calls to the appropriate party as necessary
  • Maintains compliance and understanding of Compounding Sterile Products Policy and USP
  • Prepares IVs, PCAs, Epidurals in accordance with CSP Policy and USP
  • Assists with training and orientation of new teammates to department workflow and procedures

Why join our team?

Frye Regional Medical Center employs more than 1500 professional and clinical staff. Our medical center is a 355-bed acute care facility which offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Frye Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet the healthcare needs of our community. We believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal and we have made great strides to ensure employee satisfaction. If you are passionate about changing lives, we are looking for you!

Benefits - Wide range of benefits options!

  • Here at Frye, you choose your own Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs.
  • HSA
  • 401(K) retirement plan contributions
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Prescription Assistance with OptumRx
  • Income protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft.
  • Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.
  • Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work.
  • Vitality Employee Wellness Plan allows you to take up to 30% off of your bi-weekly health insurance premiums. You also accrue points which allows you to buy merchandise or gift cards at no cost to you.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

High School Diploma or equivalent required


  • Current certification with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Registration with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy (NCBOP) within 30 days of hire

Minimum Work Experience

0-3 years of hospital pharmacy experience

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.