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Lead Pharmacy Technician

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Vet. Medicine Teaching Hospital
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Veterinary Medicine, Medical Professionals

Job Description

The Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position Pharmacy Technician. This position assists the pharmacist in the daily operation of the hospital pharmacy by preparing medications, filling clinicians' prescriptions, delivering and charging medications for in and outpatients under the direct supervision of the pharmacist. Performs various technical and clerical duties to ensure accurate professional and lawful execution of standards established by the State Board of Pharmacy for clinical and hospital operations

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of medical terminology and knowledge of veterinary pharmaceuticals; data entry experience; ability to organize work by tasks; excellent communication skills; ability to write effectively with good typing skills; excellent computer and math skills. Must be able to safely move and handle up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in veterinary health care desirable; National Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification desired; technical pharmacy experience desirable; education or training in pharmacy procedures, biology, pharmacology, and math desirable.

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Salary Information

Starting at $35,438.00 Commensurate with experience

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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