State of Tennessee
Position Description / Responsibilities
Performs a variety of sub-professional pharmacy work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required. Processes medication orders by entering information and appropriate codes into patient record, calculating and adjusting quantities of medications, and checking for drug-related problems. Conducts discharge medication reconciliation to check for discrepancies, as needed.
Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and experience equivalent to one year full-time pharmacy clerical work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist assisting in work involved with the identification, preservation, preparation, and dispensing of medical substances.
Substitution of Education for Experience: Possession of a certificate or diploma in a Pharmacy Technician program from an approved vocational or technical school may substitute for the required one year of experience.
Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying full-time pharmacy clerical work may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.