1) Organize medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions, preparing labels, calculating quantities, assembling intravenous
solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
Receive written prescription or refill request from patients and verify that information is complete and accurate.
2)Deliver appropriate medications and pharmaceutical supplies in the right quantity to patients, nursing stations or surgery.
3)Verify prescription information and dosage.
Prepare the prescription labels, select the type of
prescription container, and affix the prescription and auxiliary labels to the container.
4)Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level, ensuring First-in-First- Out (FIFO) system is strictly adhered to, anticipating needed medications and supplies, placing and expediting orders, verifying receipt and removing outdated drugs. Order, label, and count stock of medications, chemicals, and supplies, and enter inventory data into computer.
5)Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, and inform pharmacist of stock needs and shortages