Certified Pharmacy Technician

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Unit Description

Care Site Description
Holy Rosary Healthcare is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.

Fast Facts
  • Miles City, Mont. (estab. 1910)
  • Region’s largest integrated healthcare provider & private employer
  • 500 associates, volunteers & medical staff members
  • 25-bed acute care critical access hospital, physician clinics & senior living
Services & Expertise
  • Family Health & Wellness
  • Women’s Health
  • Imaging & Ancillary Services
  • Therapy Services
  • Senior Living
  • Surgery & Emergency Center
Holy Rosary Healthcare is eastern Montana’s healthcare destination providing person-centered care.  We are People Healing People through the communities we serve, especially the poor and vulnerable.



Under supervision of the pharmacy supervisor and/or Staff Pharmacists, fills orders for unit dose, pre-packaged pharmaceuticals, and intravenous solutions in accordance with state and federal codes and regulations.
  • Ensures availability of accurate pharmaceutical supplies to ancillary units by reading order, entering order data into computer, filling requisitions and delivering floor and narcotic stock orders.
  • Prepares intravenous solutions within standard protocol and aseptic techniques by reading and interpreting orders, calculating proper volume levels of additives needed, performing mathematical volume conversions, labeling prepared solutions, cleaning hood and IV area and restocking medications.
  • Assists with the accurate and timely dispensing of daily patient medications by replenishing medicine carts for nursing units and filling routine patient orders for pharmaceuticals.
  • Conducts rounds to all floors in order to deliver medications generated by new physician orders, retrieve narcotics requisitions, and deliver intravenous solutions.
  • Assists with dispensing and control of narcotics by filling orders, recording narcotics dispensed, delivering narcotics to the floor, matching daily narcotic receipts with controlled substance sheets, and performing an inventory of all narcotics dispensed that day.
  • Answers phone, responds to routine questions, and notifies Pharmacist if needed.
  • Counts, compounds and repackages pharmaceuticals using established procedures.
  • Processes admissions, transfers, and discharge information by adjusting patient data in computer, entering charges, changing medication cart to proper patient room, and retrieving sealed items back to inventory, if appropriate.
  • Generates an automatic stop report on those medications targeted as requiring such. This auto discharge notice is placed on those patients' charts who are on these drugs. The Pharmacy Technician adjusts patient profile accordingly to reflect physician's desire to continue or discontinue said drug.
  • Monitors supply levels, notifies appropriate staff if reorder is needed, rotates stock, and removes expired medications. Ensures main dispensing area and IV area are stocked adequately. Shelves new stock, making sure that the manufacturer's storage requirements are observed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to support achievement of Pharmacy goals and objectives.

·         The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, required
  • Computer skills, required
  • Completion of a formal Pharmacy Technician training program, preferred
  • One (1) year of experience in a hospital pharmacy setting, preferred


Organization: Holy Rosary, Miles City, MT
Primary Location: MT-Miles City
Department: HRH-Pharmacy
Schedule: Per Diem/PRN
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 5/22/2017 11:24:09 PM
FTE: .001
Job Number: 17003170
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