Job description

Occ Summary

Perform under supervision a variety of routine and advanced technical duties related to preparing and dispensing drugs in accordance with standard procedures and techniques.

Work Performed

Retrieve and interpret medication orders; perform pharmaceutical calculations, taking into account patient and drug characteristics; enter medication orders into pharmacy computer system for pharmacist's review. Label, fill and deliver medication to appropriate patient care locations. Receive and triage information requests; research and provide information where appropriate; refer other inquiries to pharmacist. Inventory, order, receive and stock drugs and supplies. Retrieve discontinued or expired medications from stock and patient areas; discard or return to stock as appropriate; complete corresponding documentation. Perform specialized and advanced procedures specific to assigned pharmacy area.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


  • Work requires high school or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a formalized Pharmacy Technician program preferred.


  • Work requires a minimum of two years experience as a Pharmacy Technician plus completion of advanced competencies checklist as documented and approved by the Department of Pharmacy.


  • An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

  • Pharmacy technician certification is required from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).
  • North Carolina Board of Pharmacy registration is required.

Job Code: 00004121 PHARMACY TECH II
Job Level: C1

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Posted: 10/18/2020
Application Due: 10/24/2020
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