Assists Pharmacist in preparing prescriptions written by practitioner. Notes practitioners orders concerning lab order, PAP's; return visits and last medication orders. Notes patent's compliance, labels medication, makes many nontechnical judgmental decisions, prepacks medications for dispensing man, and maintains daily logs. Calculates medication dose for the pediatric patients.
Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. Transcribes providers' medication instructions into a pharmacy medication label, attaching the label with correct medication and amount. Reviews charts to ensure patient compliance with providers' instructions. Conducts monthly medication order and prepares off-schedule orders. Maintains adequate supplies of prepackaged medications. Performs monthly nursing station inspection, infection control inspection, immunization summaries, expired drug report, and dental inspections. Mixes pharmaceutical preparations, fills bottles with prescribed tablets and capsules, and types labels for bottles. Assists Pharmacist in preparing and dispensing medication. Receives and stores incoming supplies. Counts stock and enters data in computer to maintain inventory records. Processes records of medication and equipment dispensed to customer or hospital patient, computes charges, and enters data in computer. Cleans equipment and sterilizes glassware according to prescribes methods. Adheres to professional ethical standards. Other duties may be assigned.
This position has no supervisor responsibilities.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
No additional experience required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Inventory software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must be able to obtain a Pharmacy Technician Permit within 60 days of employment as a Pharmacy Technician as specified by the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy and maintain CPR certification. Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must have working knowledge of computers, calculators, and typewriters.