Pharmacy Technician in Danville, VA at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

Provides distributive pharmacy services, assistance and support for the registered pharmacist by performing technical aspects of distribution and dispensing of medications. Assists the pharmacist in providing medication, drug information and pharmaceutical services to patients, nurses, physicians and other hospital personnel.

Receives and stores incoming deliveries of medication and supplies. Refills and maintains automated dispensing systems.

Fills medication carts on a daily basis; repackages bulk medications.

Prepares orders, such as intravenous solutions and admixtures.

Maintains inventory for the pharmacy department, including the inventory of supplies and reorders them accordingly.

Refills and maintains all pharmacy automation including the dispensing machine.

Monitors and documents to ensure all refrigerators, freezers, and room temperatures are appropriate, as required.

Restocks, updates, and replaces all drug boxes, trays, and crash carts in a timely manner.

Compounding, packing, and labeling medications.

Processes records of medications and supplies dispensed to patients, computes charges and enters them into the computer.

Recognizes inappropriate dosing based in available dosage forms for various age groups to reduce the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Assist with any other duties required or assigned by the pharmacist.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent required.

Required Skills

Certifications/Licenses:
Certified Pharmacy Technician with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy or an equivalent recognized by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy or a licensed Pharmacy Intern recognized by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy 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.

Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of pharmacy coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.


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.

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