UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 1

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

6038 (Classified Non Union)
8038 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform a variety of technical pharmaceutical tasks in a central or satellite pharmacy.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision and control of a licensed pharmacist, independently perform a variety of technical pharmaceutical functions such as compounding medications, preparing prescriptions, preparing intravenous admixtures, and performing order entry of prescriptions into the pharmacy computer.

TYPICAL WORK

Compound and prepare medications from physician orders for oral, intravenous, rectal, and topical administration;

Prepare prescriptions from physician orders;

Assist in training pharmacy assistants, interns, and students;

Perform documentation functions in designated areas of the pharmacy;

Assist in the preparation and documentation of the process improvement program;

Perform charging and/or billing functions;

Monitor and perform batch preparation of pharmaceuticals;

Perform order entry of medication orders into the pharmacy computer;

Perform the duties of Pharmacy Assistants

Perform related duties as required.

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

Six months of experience as a Pharmacy Assistant

OR

equivalent education/experience.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT

State of Washington Pharmacy Technician certification.


New Class: 5-17-74
Revise Class: 12-07-78
Revise Class/Title: 6-3-88
Revise Class/Title: 1-10-2003

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