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East Tennessee State University (College of Pharmacy)

Pharmacy technician works under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, incumbent carry out specific pharmacy tasks including preparing, maintaining and organizing dose cassettes; making necessary medication updates; filling and re-filling prescriptions; entering prescriptions and medication orders into system; maintaining prescription inventory; cleaning equipment and work areas; coordinating with nursing in problem solving issues concerning medication on cassettes; training new pharmacy staff. Some of the tasks, that realize a pharmacy technician are: fills and re-fills prescriptions, prepares and processes billings, claims, warrants, disbursements and related documents; reviews invoices, warrants or other documentation; checks accuracy of figures; codes authorizations, exceptions, discounts, taxes, etc. Cleans, sterilizes and or disinfects areas and/or equipment, enters data into a computer system and retrieves, corrects, or deletes previously entered data, orders and maintains inventory of drugs, chemicals, or other controlled substances and ensures their security.

The mission of ETSU College of Pharmacy is to provide a comprehensive and progressive education that prepares pharmacists to assume an active role in providing skilled, ethical, and compassionate patient care that improves the health and quality of life of residents in Northeast Tennessee and rural Appalachia. The College achieves its mission by maintaining a community of active and creative scholars devoted to the discovery, integration and dissemination of knowledge in the clinical and pharmaceutical sciences.

School name:East Tennessee State UniversityCollege of Pharmacy
Address:Charles E Allen Hall, Dogwood Avenue, VA Bldg 2, Mountain Home
Zip & city:TN 37684 Tennessee
Phone:(423) 439-6300

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