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Pharmacy Technician Job

Job Number: NH18970

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Department: Pharmacy - 1303091

Facility: Newport Hospital

Location: Newport, RI

Perform specific technical and clerical duties to assist the pharmacist in the processing and distribution of prescription orders. Order, receive and store pharmaceutical supplies to maintain current inventory and maintain accurate records of inventory and pricing information. Perform other related duties as required.

High school diploma (or equivalent). Rhode Island Pharmacy Technician II License or Pharmacist Intern License. Comprehensive knowledge of all technical aspects of the drug preparation and distribution process, including preparation of sterile parenteral products, solid oral dosage forms and unit dose drug preparation. Knowledge of pharmaceutical mathematics, principles of aseptic and sterile parenteral techniques, dosage forms and routine drug doses. Knowledge is usually obtained through a pharmacy technician training program or on the job training.