Pharmacy Tech I (certified) - PRN (as needed) in Hickory, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 1/17/2021

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center
As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve.
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers.
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit

Essential duties:

  • 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  • Inspects assigned out of date sections and/or nursing units or operating rooms on a monthly basis.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.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent Required 
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Required Skills
Current certification with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
Good standing with state board of pharmacy
Registration with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy (NCBOP) within 30 days of hire
Minimum Work Experience
Pharmacy Tech experience (retail or healthcare) - preferred

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.