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MUHA EB19 - Pharmacy Technician Advanced

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Entity: Medical University Hospital Authority (Medical Center)
Department: Clinical Services - Pharmacy Services
Sub Department: MUHA-9812100-Hollings Cancer Center Retail Pharm
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUHA-Regular
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: Pharmacy
Pay scale: MUHA- Grade 10


Entity/Organization:  MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

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Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose: The Advanced Pharmacy Technician reports to the Pharmacy Coordinator. Under general supervision, the Advanced Pharmacy Technician provides technical support to the drug distribution activities of the Department of Pharmacy Services. This position functions at a higher level providing more support to the Pharmacists and serves as a resource to the Certified Pharmacy Technicians.

Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and two years of certified pharmacy technician work experience, one of which must have been at MUSC. Candidate must not have received any disciplinary actions within 12 months preceding hire, and no “inconsistent” ratings on any component of their previous year’s performance evaluation.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician by the State of South Carolina Board of Pharmacy (SCBOP), certification as a SC Pharmacy Technician, and national certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is required and must be maintained.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job function while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job function while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job function from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform “pinching” operations. (Frequent) Ability to crawl while performing job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift /lower objects from floor level to height of 36 inches, to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches overhead 50 lbs. unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with corrections. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) Ability to use automated mixing equipment. (Continuous) Ability to work overtime as required. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.