Cumberland River Hospital

CRH Certified Pharmacy Tech Apply

This position is responsible, under the direct supervision of the pharmacist(s) on duty, for pharmaceutical care of patients including all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics).  This position is also responsible for coordinating Pharmacy Quality Improvement activities as assigned by the Director of Pharmacy or the Pharmacy Manager. The individual in this position is to be alert to innovative ideas that will improve pharmacy services and activities and to share same with the department director/manager.  This position uses knowledge and judgment to make decisions concerning the proper filling of drug orders subject to final approval by the pharmacist(s) on duty.


  1. EDUCATION:  High school education or equivalent.  Successful completion of certified technician training program with successful completion of PTCB exam or certification by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. If hired uncertified, must successfully become certified within 6 months from date of hire.


  1. EXPERIENCE:  Two years pharmacy experience (hospital preferred) or completion of technician training program clinical internships


  1. SKILLS:  Proficient performance of at least three of the following functions:
  • Purchasing and inventory control management activities including:

                                    maintaining and updating inventory shelf labels;

                                    processing vendor returns and recalls; and

                                    assisting pharmacist with monthly narcotic inventories and recordkeeping.

  • Coordination unit stock systems, including automated devices, if applicable.
  • Preparing IV admixtures
  • Coordinating training of new volunteers, students and technical staff.
  • Assisting in implementation of new/revised policies and procedures.