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Pharmacy Informatics Programme
Huntsville Hospital | Huntsville, Alabama
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Job Description


Manages the technologies of the Pharmacy Department. Leads and directs others in maintaining mechanical equipment in working order. Has or develops understanding of advanced knowledge related to the proper maintenance of equipment. Maintains equipment structure and information integrity. Supports problems identification, troubleshooting, and resolution. Actively communicates with the user community to teach and discuss enhancements and provide support where necessary.


Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Experience required

Education: High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or will consider relevant experience.

Experience: Three years of experience in management of commercial equipment and technologies in the healthcare field. Previous experience with pharmacy technologies preferred. Computer and technical skills required. Collaborative project management experience preferred.

Registration: Must be registered with the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician within 30 days of hire date, and registration must be in good standing "active".

Certification: Employees must obtain national certification with PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) within one year of hire date. Failure to successfully obtain national certification by the deadline will result in termination of employment. One exception exists, if the non-certified employee has been accepted for admission to a school of pharmacy (proof from the school is required), and will enroll in the next academic year, the employee may remain in the job code past his/her "need to achieve PTCB certification deadline" and apply for a pharmacy intern position. If hired for a pharmacy intern position, the employee may stay in the job code until he/she receives an intern license. Employee must provide an intern license by the end of the first academic semester of pharmacy school or the employee will be terminated.

In the case of initial certification by examination, a paper result from the PTCB examination of "pass" will be considered active status for 30 days.

In the case of PTCB renewal, "active" status must be attained within 30 days of the expiration of the current certification (this provides a 30-day grace period for the employee).

Additional Skills/Abilities: Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, requiring prioritizing and changing tasks frequently and quickly. Possess an understanding of all basic pharmacy technician job responsibilities. Must demonstrate skills in math and successful time management. Must be able to establish priorities, delegate when required and follow up in problem solving. Must be able to organize workload, accomplish goals and objectives, and meet deadlines.

About Huntsville Hospital

Huntsville Hospital has been serving the people since 1895 when the tiny Huntsville Infirmary opened. More than a century later that focus has expanded to include service to people throughout north Alabama and southern Tennessee. Today, Huntsville Hospital is one of the largest locally owned not-for-profit hospitals in the nation. As a training facility for the University of Alabama-Birmingham's School of Medicine and Family Practice Residency Program, Huntsville Hospital helps provide family physicians the experience they need for providing care to communities throughout Alabama and beyond. In addition, the hospital serves as a primary site for more than 50 national drug research projects.

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