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Health First | Melbourne, FL
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Job Description

Shift Time: 8:30 am - 6:30pm


To be fully engaged in providing No Harm/ Quality, Customer Experiences, and Stewardship, the Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient records. Pharmacy technicians work only under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. They do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a registered pharmacist.


* Types prescriptions correctly.
* Ensures that the correct medication is placed in the correct patient container.
* Rotates stock to ensure use before expiration date.
* Restocks medication dispensing areas.
* Attends pharmacy staff meetings and reads pertinent email communication.
* Participates in orientation, education, and training programs. Reviews literature and other materials as assigned.
* Completes all competence/skills assessment requirements.
* Maintains patient and department/hospital confidentiality.
* Identifies and replaces outdated and unusable drugs.


* 6 months or more retail or hospital experience preferred but not required.
* Pharmacy Technician Registration for the State of Florida or current State of Florida Intern registration required upon hire.
* Computer skills preferred.
* Availability to work long and irregular hours; includes evenings, weekends, and holidays as necessary


* Repetitive use of hands and fingers. Good hand and wrist dexterity to enable typing and/or computer work for 8-10 hours/day.
* Good eyesight to read labels/prescriptions, graduated containers of fluids, to count tabs, capsules.
* Good hearing to understand phone instructions/orders, customers and those in which the position depends.
* Ability to work in noisy distracting atmosphere, to handle frequent interruptions, to adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.
* Handle large volumes of work for long periods of time.
* Walk, bend, stoop, twist, sit, and stand for long periods of time, 8-10 hours a day.
* May require lifting and carrying light loads (Up to 40 lbs.)

About Health First

We're a group of healthcare associates dedicated to educating the public, promoting awareness, and encouraging registration for organ/tissue donation. Our team includes representatives from: All nursing units Physicians and surgeons Ancillary staff Organ and tissue procurement staff from TransLife, Southeast Tissue Alliance, and Medical Eye Bank of Florida What's our mission? To increase donor awareness and increase the availability and usage of organs and tissues. We accomplish our mission through education and encourage people to sign donor cards. What results have the Tiger Team achieved? Our donor referrals have steadily increased each year. We received the Medical Eye Bank of Florida "Hospital of the Year" award for two years in a row We received the Southeast Tissue Alliance (formerly UFTB) "Hospital of the Year" award for 3 years running. We have published a Donor Awareness Calendar featuring artwork & poetry of local children for the past 4 years. We have given numerous "Patient Assistance Grants" to transplant patients and sponsored several athletes at the US Transplant Games. We dedicated our Health First Donor Recognition Quilt in September 2003. What can you do to help the Tiger Team? Discuss organ/tissue donation with your own family members ...