UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN LEAD

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

6036 (Classified Non Union)
8036 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)

BASIC FUNCTION

Lead Pharmacy Technicians and others; perform a variety of technical and specialized pharmaceutical tasks in a pharmacy; assist with the development and implementation of procedures.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision and control of a licensed pharmacist, regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others.

TYPICAL WORK

Direct the work of interns, students, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy assistants;

Assist in coordinating and conducting the instruction and training on technical, specialized and distributive functions;

Participate in the development and implementation of procedures;

Assist in maintaining accurate time and attendance records;

Schedule pharmacy technician and pharmacy assistant staff;

Perform documentation functions, including billing, in designated areas of the pharmacy;

Monitor and perform in-house manufacturing of pharmaceuticals;

Perform order entry of medication orders into the pharmacy computer;

Assist with periodic peer review and evaluation of pharmacy assistants and interns;

Participate in process improvement program development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring;

Perform the duties of a Pharmacy Technician II;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

One year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician II

OR

equivalent education/experience.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT

State of Washington Pharmacy Technician certification.


New Class: 6-3-88
Revise Class/Title: 1-10-2003

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05